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Cyber Defense Initiative® 2016

Washington, DC | Sat, Dec 10 - Sat, Dec 17, 2016
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Welcome to  Cyber Defense Initiative<sup>®</sup> 2016

Welcome to Cyber Defense Initiative® 2016

  • 33 courses
  • 34 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 ® 2016 (CDI), SANS offers hands-on, immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners. The site of our event is the Grand Hyatt Washington, located in the Penn Quarter.

Event Schedule
  • The one-day course begins on Sunday, December 11
  • Two-day courses begin on Saturday, December 10
  • Five- and six-day courses begin on Monday, December 12
  • NetWars Tournaments: Thursday, December 15 and 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Make your plans now to attend SANS Cyber Defense Initiative ® 2016 on December 10-17. 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
    FOR508: Advanced Digital Forensics, Incident Response, and Threat Hunting GCFA Chad Tilbury
    Waitlist FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics: Threat Hunting, Analysis, and Incident Response GNFA Philip Hagen
    New FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence
    Jake Williams
    Waitlist DEV534: Secure DevOps: A Practical Introduction
    Ben Allen
    Frank Kim
    New ICS456: Essentials for NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection
    Tim Conway
    New HST: Physical Access Control Systems: Elements of Design, Offense, and Defense
    The CORE Group
    Waitlist SEC301: Intro to Information Security GISF Keith Palmgren
    SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style GSEC Bryan Simon
    SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender GCED Paul A. Henry
    Waitlist SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth GCIA Mike Poor
    SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling GCIH John Strand
    SEC505: Securing Windows and PowerShell Automation GCWN Jason Fossen
    Waitlist SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations GMON Ismael Valenzuela
    Seth Misenar
    SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GWAPT Eric Conrad
    SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GPEN Michael Murr
    SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls - In-Depth GCCC James Tarala
    Waitlist 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 Tim Medin
    SEC760: Advanced Exploit Development for Penetration Testers
    Stephen Sims
    FOR408: Windows Forensic Analysis GCFE Ovie Carroll
    Waitlist FOR518: Mac Forensic Analysis
    Sarah Edwards
    FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques GREM Lenny Zeltser
    Waitlist MGT414: SANS Training Program for CISSP® Certification GISP David R. Miller
    MGT415: A Practical Introduction to Cyber Security Risk Management
    James Tarala
    MGT433: Securing The Human: How to Build, Maintain and Measure a High-Impact Awareness Program
    Lance Spitzner
    MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials For Managers with Knowledge Compression™ GSLC G. Mark Hardy
    MGT514: IT Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership
    Frank Kim
    Waitlist DEV522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials GWEB Johannes Ullrich, Ph.D.
    AUD440: Critical Security Controls: Planning, Implementing, and Auditing
    Randy Marchany
    AUD507: Auditing & Monitoring Networks, Perimeters & Systems GSNA Clay Risenhoover
    ICS515: ICS Active Defense and Incident Response
    Robert M. Lee
    HOSTED: Health Care Security Essentials
    Greg Porter
    Sold Out Core NetWars Tournament - Add-on
    (FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
    Jeff McJunkin
    Waitlist DFIR NetWars Tournament - Add-on
    (FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
    Chad Tilbury
    Philip Hagen