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Security West 2019

San Diego, CA | Thu, May 9 - Thu, May 16, 2019
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35+ Cyber Security Courses

35+ Cyber Security Courses

  • Challenge your skills at Core, Cyber Defense, ICS, or DFIR NetWars - Sunday, May 12 & Monday, May 13
  • NEW courses covering OSINT Gathering and Analysis; Defensible Security Architecture
  • Additional Course Topics: Cyber Defense, SIEM, Cloud Security, Ethical Hacking, Penetration Testing, Digital Forensics and Incident Response, Security Management, Secure DevOps, ICS Security and more!

Cyber Security Training in San Diego, California

The cyber security industry needs skilled practitioners! Join us in San Diego for SANS Security West 2019 (May 9-16), and get practical, relevant training you can put to work immediately. Choose from over 35 cutting-edge courses, and sharpen your skills with top-notch training taught by leading industry experts.

Please check the schedule for course dates. Courses may begin and end on different days during the week of training.

  • Two-Day Courses Begin: Wednesday, May 15
  • Four-, Five- and Six-Day Courses Begin: Thursday, May 9
  • NetWars: Sunday, May 12 and Monday, May 13

As cyber security threats change daily and attacks become more aggressive, SANS helps you stay ahead of the curve by providing unique, hands-on immersion training you can implement the day you return to work. Choose your course and register now to get the training you need to excel.

"SANS is the best information security training you'll find anywhere. World-class instructors, hands-on instruction, actionable information you can really use, and...NetWars!" - Jeff Stebelton, Netjets, Inc. A Division of Berkshire Hathaway

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    Available Courses
    Title Certification Instructor
    New SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering and Analysis
    David Mashburn
    John TerBush
    Waitlist SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture and Engineering GDSA Eric Conrad
    New FOR508: Advanced Incident Response, Threat Hunting, and Digital Forensics GCFA Chad Tilbury
    New FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics: Threat Hunting, Analysis, and Incident Response GNFA Philip Hagen
    New MGT512: Security Leadership Essentials For Managers GSLC G. Mark Hardy
    SEC301: Introduction to Cyber Security GISF Keith Palmgren
    SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style GSEC Bryan Simon
    SEC440: Critical Security Controls: Planning, Implementing, and Auditing
    Brian Ventura
    SEC455: SIEM Design & Implementation
    Justin Henderson
    SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender GCED Shane Harsch
    Stephen Sims
    SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth GCIA David Hoelzer
    SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling GCIH Michael Murr
    SEC505: Securing Windows and PowerShell Automation GCWN Jason Fossen
    SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations GMON Jonathan Ham
    SEC524: Cloud Security and Risk Fundamentals
    Dave Shackleford
    SEC540: Cloud Security and DevOps Automation
    Eric Johnson
    SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GWAPT Aaron Cure
    Waitlist SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations
    Dave Shackleford
    Steve Kosten
    SEC555: SIEM with Tactical Analytics GCDA Justin Henderson
    SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GPEN Kevin Fiscus
    SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls - In-Depth GCCC James Tarala
    SEC573: Automating Information Security with Python GPYC Joshua Rykowski
    Mark Baggett
    SEC599: Defeating Advanced Adversaries - Purple Team Tactics & Kill Chain Defenses GDAT Bryce Galbraith
    SEC642: Advanced Web App Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking, and Exploitation Techniques
    Adrien de Beaupre
    SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking GXPN James Lyne
    FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis GCFE David Cowen
    FOR518: Mac and iOS Forensic Analysis and Incident Response
    Sarah Edwards
    FOR526: Advanced Memory Forensics & Threat Detection
    Alissa Torres
    FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence GCTI Katie Nickels
    Peter Szczepankiewicz
    FOR585: Smartphone Forensic Analysis In-Depth GASF Domenica Crognale
    FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques GREM Hal Pomeranz
    MGT414: SANS Training Program for CISSP® Certification GISP David R. Miller
    MGT415: A Practical Introduction to Cyber Security Risk Management
    James Tarala
    MGT433: SANS Security Awareness: How to Build, Maintain, and Measure a Mature Awareness Program SSAP Lance Spitzner
    MGT514: Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership GSTRT Frank Kim
    DEV522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials GWEB Dr. Johannes Ullrich
    LEG523: Law of Data Security and Investigations GLEG Benjamin Wright
    ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials GICSP Justin Searle
    Waitlist Core NetWars Tournament - Add-on
    (FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
    Kevin Fiscus
    Waitlist Cyber Defense NetWars Tournament - Add-on
    (FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
    Eric Conrad
    DFIR NetWars Tournament - Add-on
    (FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
    Chad Tilbury
    David Cowen
    ICS Netwars - Add-on
    (FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
    Jeffrey Shearer