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Security West 2016

San Diego, CA | Fri, Apr 29, 2016 - Fri, May 6, 2016
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Welcome to SANS Security West 2016

We are pleased to invite you to San Diego on May 1-6 for the best security training money can buy! SANS Security West 2016 will focus on Emerging Trends and will feature related evening talks and a star-studded, interactive panel discussion on the future of cybersecurity. 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 Information Security Management or a graduate certificate in Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking or Incident Response. Find out more and apply today!

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

"I will be taking another SANS instructed class. I feel that I'm learning from industry masters while taking their classes." - M. Jacobs, JustFab, Inc.

"I took FOR508 from Rob Lee about 5 years ago. Glad I came back for the second time. Exciting new course material and challenging labs. I'll be back." - Ali Gokay, Symantec

"This course is excellent! After other classes previously, it helped me connect the dots." - Terrie Myerchin, DIRECTV, Inc.

"This course is highly useful for giving me a sound baseline of technical and general skills to help me manage an effective team." - Richard Ward, REA Group

"I appreciate the true life examples this truly helps solidify the classroom concepts." - Stephanie Norton, WSECU

The Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego Hotel will be the location for SANS Security West 2016. 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.

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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 2016 - we are looking forward to meeting you in sunny Southern California!