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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<sup>®</sup> 2015

Welcome to Cyber Defense Initiative® 2015

  • 28 courses
  • 27 instructors
  • 6 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
    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
    Waitlist SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls - In-Depth GCCC James Tarala
    SEC575: Mobile Device Security and Ethical Hacking GMOB Christopher Crowley
    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
    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
    HOSTED: Physical Penetration Testing
    The CORE Group
    Core NetWars Tournament - 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