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Cyber Defense Initiative 2015

Washington, DC | Sat, Dec 12 - Sat, Dec 19, 2015
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Welcome to  Cyber Defense Initiative 2015

Welcome to Cyber Defense Initiative 2015

  • 33 courses
  • 29 instructors
  • 7 disciplines
 

Information Security Training in Washington DC

Information security training in Washington DC from SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training. At SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2015 (CDI), SANS offers hands-on, immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners. The site of SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2015, December 12-19, is the Grand Hyatt Washington, located in the Penn Quarter.

Event Schedule
  • One- and Two-day courses: Begin on Saturday December 12th.
  • Four-, Five-, and Six-day courses: Begin on Monday December 14th.

View the complete schedule, which includes all Courses, Bonus Sessions, and NetWars Tournaments.

Make your plans now to attend SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2015 on December 12-19. This is your opportunity to:

  • Understand how the newest cyber attacks work and what you can do to prevent them or mitigate the damage.
  • Ensure that your tools are up to the task of finding, blocking, and deciphering hacking attacks.
  • Get the training you need to make your organization cyber secure.
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    Available Courses
    Title Certification Instructor
    New SEC550: Active Defense, Offensive Countermeasures and Cyber Deception
    Bryce Galbraith
    Waitlist SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GPEN Ed Skoudis
    Waitlist FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence
    Jake Williams
    New MGT415: A Practical Introduction to Cyber Security Risk Management
    James Tarala
    Waitlist MGT514: IT Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership
    Mark Williams
    Waitlist ICS515: ICS Active Defense and Incident Response
    Robert M. Lee
    Waitlist SEC301: Intro to Information Security GISF Keith Palmgren
    SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style GSEC Paul A. Henry
    Waitlist SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender GCED Bryan Simon
    SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth GCIA Mike Poor
    SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling GCIH John Strand
    SEC505: Securing Windows with PowerShell and the Critical Security Controls GCWN Jason Fossen
    Waitlist SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations GMON Seth Misenar
    SEC524: Cloud Security Fundamentals
    Dave Shackleford
    Waitlist SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls - In-Depth GCCC James Tarala
    SEC575: Mobile Device Security and Ethical Hacking GMOB Christopher Crowley
    SEC579: Virtualization and Private Cloud Security
    Dave Shackleford
    SEC580: Metasploit Kung Fu for Enterprise Pen Testing
    Bryce Galbraith
    Waitlist SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking GXPN Stephen Sims
    FOR408: Windows Forensic Analysis GCFE Ovie Carroll
    Waitlist FOR508: Advanced Digital Forensics and Incident Response GCFA Alissa Torres
    FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics and Analysis GNFA Philip Hagen
    FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques GREM Lenny Zeltser
    Waitlist MGT414: SANS Training Program for CISSP® Certification GISP Eric Conrad
    MGT433: Securing The Human: How to Build, Maintain and Measure a High-Impact Awareness Program
    Lance Spitzner
    Waitlist MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials For Managers with Knowledge Compression™ GSLC G. Mark Hardy
    MGT535: Incident Response Team Management
    Christopher Crowley
    DEV544: Secure Coding in .NET: Developing Defensible Applications GSSP-.NET Aaron Cure
    AUD440: Critical Security Controls: Planning, Implementing, and Auditing
    Jason Fossen
    AUD507: Auditing & Monitoring Networks, Perimeters & Systems GSNA David Hoelzer
    LEG523: Law of Data Security and Investigations GLEG Benjamin Wright
    ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials GICSP Justin Searle
    Core NetWars Experience - Add-on
    (FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
    Jeff McJunkin
    DFIR NetWars Tournament - Add-on
    (FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
    Jake Williams
    Philip Hagen
    HOSTED: Physical Penetration Testing
    The CORE Group