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SANS Institute is Providing a MacBook Air or Toshiba Ultrabook to Facilitate Online Security Training

  • Bethesda, MD
  • November 1, 2012

SANS Online Training announces a special opportunity to receive a state-of-the-art laptop with SANS industry leading security training. The offer runs through November 28 and includes a MacBook Air or Toshiba Ultrabook to students registering for a qualifying SANS OnDemand or vLive course.

These state-of-the-art laptops will allow students the flexibility to take SANS training from any location with an Internet connection. This is a unique opportunity for students to experience SANS premier online information security training remotely without the need or expense of travel. Students can choose from over 30 courses in the most critical areas of information security including: Penetration Testing, Digital Forensics, Intrusion Analysis, Incident Handling, Secure Software Development, System Administration, Security Management, IT Audit, and Legal Requirements.

OnDemand courses are presented by SANS' top instructors in a comprehensive training and assessment system that is available online anytime, anywhere.  vLive uses cutting-edge webcast technology to deliver a live, interactive classroom experience over the web where students learn directly from SANS' top instructors in a virtual classroom.  Both methods allow you to learn from the comfort of your home or office.

"We are excited to provide our online students with one of these great devices to enhance their learning experience. OnDemand and vLive students take our courses from just about everywhere: Home, office, airports, name it. One of these sleek, lightweight laptops will make it even easier for our students to take a SANS online course from wherever they choose."
--Andrew Williams
Director, SANS OnDemand

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The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. Today, SANS is the most trusted and, by far, the largest provider of cyber security training and certification to professionals in government and commercial institutions worldwide. Renowned SANS instructors teach more than 60 courses at In-Person and Live Online cyber security training events, and more than 50 courses are available anytime, anywhere with our OnDemand platform. GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, validates practitioner skills through more than 35 hands-on, technical certifications in cyber security. The SANS Technology Institute, a regionally accredited independent subsidiary, offers a master’s degree, graduate certificates, and an undergraduate certificate in cyber security. SANS Security Awareness, a division of SANS, provides organizations with a complete and comprehensive security awareness solution, enabling them to easily and effectively manage their ‘human’ cybersecurity risk. SANS also delivers a wide variety of free resources to the InfoSec community including consensus projects, research reports, webcasts, podcasts, and newsletters; it also operates the Internet's early warning system – the Internet Storm Center. At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners, representing varied global organizations from corporations to universities, working together to support and educate the global information security community. (