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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
New SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling GCIH John Strand
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
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