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SANS Brings World-Class Information Security Training to Washington, DC

Offers More than 40 Courses Covering Today's Most Complex Cyber Security Incidents, Many of Which have Been Reported by the Internet Storm Center in its Daily Diaries

  • Bethesda, MD
  • May 7, 2013

To help organizations defend against cyber attackers, SANS will host SANSFIRE 2013 training, June 14 - 22 in Washington, DC. Students will have the opportunity to learn the latest techniques for protecting data in their organizations from some of the world's top information security practitioners.

"Virtual system security is critical to our environment today. There is no other source for this type of training. SANS is it with SEC579: Virtualization and Private Cloud Security," said John Corey with Sealed Air a previous SANSFIRE student. Alex Rams, with BCU, adds "Whether you are a seasoned Pen-Tester or looking to change careers, this course (SEC560) has a great content!"

Each evening the Incident Storm Center (ISC) handlers will share riveting talks on their most interesting experiences and newest cyber hazards. There will also be timely SANS@Night talks presented by SANS' top instructors. These special presentations are free to everyone who takes a course at SANSFIRE 2013.

Evening talks include the following:

  • State of the Internet Panel Discussion hosted by Dr. Johannes Ullrich, ISC Director and Marcus Sachs, ISC Director Emeritus
  • Defensive Reading: Understanding Online News - Richard Porter, ISC Handler
  • Memory Analysis with Volatility - Russ McRee, ISC Handler
  • Offensive Digital Forensics - Alissa Torres, SANS Certified Instructor
  • Securing The Kids - Lance Spitzner, SANS Certified Instructor

For more information about the training event including course overviews and instructor bios, or to register, please visit:

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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. (