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Security West 2016

San Diego, CA | Fri, Apr 29, 2016 - Fri, May 6, 2016
This event is over,
but there are more training opportunities.

Welcome to  Security West 2016

Welcome to Security West 2016

  • 24 courses
  • 25 instructors
  • 5 disciplines

Cybersecurity Training in San Diego, California

Take Cybersecurity training in San Diego from SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training. At SANS Security West 2016 + Emerging Trends, we offer more than 20 hands-on, immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners and interactive bonus sessions, led by a star-studded panel, on Emerging Trends in cybersecurity.

Event Schedule
  • Two-day courses: Begin on Friday, April 29th.
  • Five-day courses: Begin on Monday, May 2nd.
  • Six-day courses: Begin on Sunday, May 1st.

View the complete schedule, which includes all Courses, Bonus Sessions, and NetWars Tournaments. For a printable schedule, download the Security West event brochure.

With cyber-attacks and data breaches on the rise, attacks becoming more frequent, sophisticated and more costly the gap in the ability to defend has become wider and more time sensitive. Now is the perfect time to take the next step in your career. Cybersecurity is more vital, crucial, and important to the growth of your organization than ever before. Join us at SecWest to gain the skills and knowledge to help your organization succeed.

The line-up of cybersecurity courses below, covers IT security, digital forensics, ethical hacking, penetration testing, software security, and security courses for legal and management personnel. In addition to these security courses, the Emerging Trends discussions will provide the insight necessary to stay ahead of the latest cybersecurity threats and keep your organization secure.

The site of SANS Security West 2016, May 1-6, 2016, is the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego, located where the culture and beauty of the sun sparkling off the San Diego Bay is right outside your door. At SANS Security West, you have the opportunity to advance your information security skill set, learn to prepare your organization for the future, and enjoy the fun and sun of San Diego! Read More

Available Courses
Title Certification Instructor
New SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling GCIH Bryce Galbraith
New SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GPEN Ed Skoudis
New SEC575: Mobile Device Security and Ethical Hacking GMOB Joshua Wright
New MGT415: A Practical Introduction to Cyber Security Risk Management
James Tarala
SEC301: Intro to Information Security GISF Keith Palmgren
SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style GSEC Dr. Eric Cole
SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender GCED Paul A. Henry
Waitlist SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth GCIA Mike Poor
SEC505: Securing Windows with PowerShell and the Critical Security Controls GCWN Jason Fossen
SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations GMON Eric Conrad
SEC522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials GWEB Johannes Ullrich, Ph.D.
SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GWAPT Seth Misenar
SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls - In-Depth GCCC James Tarala
SEC580: Metasploit Kung Fu for Enterprise Pen Testing
Pieter Danhieux
SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking GXPN Stephen Sims
FOR408: Windows Forensic Analysis GCFE Rob Lee
FOR508: Advanced Digital Forensics and Incident Response GCFA Jake Williams
FOR518: Mac Forensic Analysis
Sarah Edwards
Waitlist FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics and Analysis GNFA Philip Hagen
MGT414: SANS Training Program for CISSP® Certification GISP David R. Miller
MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials For Managers with Knowledge Compression™ GSLC G. Mark Hardy
MGT514: IT Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership
Ted Demopoulos
Frank Kim
AUD440: Critical Security Controls: Planning, Implementing, and Auditing
Greg Porter
ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials GICSP Eric Cornelius
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)
Rob Lee
Philip Hagen