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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 2016

Welcome to Cyber Defense Initiative 2016

  • 39 courses
  • 36 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
    New SEC567: Social Engineering for Penetration Testers
    Dave Shackleford
    Waitlist FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics and Analysis GNFA Philip Hagen
    New FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence
    Jake Williams
    Waitlist DEV534: Secure DevOps: A Practical Introduction
    Frank Kim
    Ben Allen
    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 Seth Misenar
    Ismael Valenzuela
    SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GWAPT Eric Conrad
    SEC550: Active Defense, Offensive Countermeasures and Cyber Deception
    Bryce Galbraith
    SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GPEN Michael Murr
    SEC561: Immersive Hands-on Hacking Techniques
    Kevin Fiscus
    SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls - In-Depth GCCC James Tarala
    Waitlist 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 Tim Medin
    SEC760: Advanced Exploit Development for Penetration Testers
    Stephen Sims
    FOR408: Windows Forensic Analysis GCFE Ovie Carroll
    FOR508: Advanced Digital Forensics, Incident Response, and Threat Hunting GCFA Chad Tilbury
    Waitlist FOR518: Mac Forensic Analysis
    Sarah Edwards
    FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques GREM Lenny Zeltser
    MGT305: Technical Communication and Presentation Skills for Security Professionals
    Bryan Simon
    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
    MGT535: Incident Response Team Management
    Christopher Crowley
    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
    Sold Out Core NetWars Experience - 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
    HOSTED: Health Care Security Essentials
    Greg Porter