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Security West 2015

San Diego, CA | Sun, May 3 - Tue, May 12, 2015
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Welcome to SANS Security West 2015

We are pleased to invite you to San Diego on May 3-12 for the best security training money can buy! SANS Security West 2015 will focus on Emerging Trends and will feature related evening talks and a star-studded, interactive panel discussion on the future of cyber security. We are also bringing new cutting-edge courses and many that are associated with GIAC Certifications.

At SANS Security West, you have the opportunity to take courses from the SANS top instructors, our real-world practitioners who are the best at ensuring you not only learn the material, but that you can apply it immediately when you return to the office.

Don't miss these enriching and informal networking opportunities that you only find at live training events. Watch for our SANS Special Events, Vendor Expo and Reception, and SANS@Night talks - all of which are free to those who register for a course. Valuable professional relationships that last for years are forged at SANS events.

Graduate School:

Extend your training experience and advance your career by enrolling in a master's degree or a graduate certificate from the SANS Technology Institute - regionally accredited and eligible for tuition reimbursement plans. Choose from a master's in Information Security Engineering or a graduate certificate in Penetration Testing or Incident Response. Find out more and apply today!

Here is what some attendees had to say about the value of their SANS training:

"This is solidifying my skills and also giving me a much needed review where I can use all this capacity at my job. - Caroline Rocha, HP

"I'm responsible for the web app sec for my company, but have never been a developer. I feel I now have the knowledge needed to sit with my Devs to understand and discuss in greater depth the security of our web application!" - James Baker, Pass Key

"I'm a repeat SANS student. Always great courses and knowledgeable instructors." - Linh Sithihao, USTW

"This training increases my marketability in the job market. It also adds value my organization. I truly enjoy Ed's enthusiasm and passion he teaches with. It keeps me engaged. I have yet to say 'I wish this would happen.'" - Purnima Mysore, Qualcomm

"I'm always blown away by the knowledge of the SANS instructors!" - Caleb Queern, Cyveillance

The Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel campus will be the location for SANS Security West 2015. With its spectacular waterfront location, the Hyatt offers stunning ocean and bay views with easy access to many unique Southern California adventures! Take a cruise on the San Diego Bay, visit Seaport Village, the Gaslamp Quarter, the San Diego Zoo, and Sea World. Plus, don't miss the museums or IMAX theatre in Balboa Park. San Diego in May has an average high of 69 degrees with a low of 60 degrees.

A special discounted rate of $215 S/D will be honored based on space availability. Make your reservations now as this special rate is only available through April 13, 2015. Government per diem rooms are available with proper ID; simply call reservations and ask for the SANS government rate. These rates include-high speed Internet in your room. Reservations can be made via the following link:

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The only way you can be prepared for the future is to understand it, and those who do not learn from the past are forced to repeat it. Our look at emerging trends will prepare you to face the challenges ahead. Register today for SANS Security West 2015 - we are looking forward to meeting you in sunny Southern California!