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SANS Brings Top-Rated Information Security Training to Baltimore, MD

Offers More than 35 Courses Covering Today's Most Complex Cyber Security Issues, Many of Which have Been Uncovered by the Internet Storm Center (ISC)

  • Bethesda, MD
  • May 20, 2014

Bethesda, MD - May 20, 2014 -To help organizations protect their systems against cyber attackers, SANS is hosting SANSFIRE 2014 information security training, June 21 - 30 in Baltimore, MD. Students will have the opportunity to learn the latest techniques for how to safeguard data in their organizations from

"SANS' courses are taught by experienced industry professionals with up-to-date information about topics," said Kevin Clark with Visa, a previous SANSFIRE student. Joshua Rose, with Geisinger Health System, adds "SANS has an excellent variety and quality of courses. Excellent reputation."

Each evening the Internet Storm Center (ISC) incident 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 2014.

Evening talks include the following:

  • State of the Internet Panel Discussion hosted by Dr. Johannes Ullrich, ISC Director and Marcus Sachs, ISC Director Emeritus
  • Security Awareness Metrics: Measuring Human Behavior and Securing The Kids - Lance Spitzner, SANS Certified Instructor
  • Avoiding Cyberterrorism Threats Inside Electrical Substations - Manuel Humberto Santander Pelez, ISC Handler
  • An Introduction to PowerShell for Security Assessments - James Tarala, SANS Senior Instructor
  • The "Insider Threat" Revised: Crime, Understanding, and Prediction - Richard Porter, ISC Handler

For more information about the training event including course overviews and instructor bios, or to register, please visit: http://www.sans.org/info/159747

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The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. SANS is the most trusted and, by far, the largest provider of cyber security training and certification to professionals at governments and commercial institutions world-wide. Renowned SANS instructors teach over 50 different courses at more than 200 live cyber security training events as well as online. GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, validates employee qualifications via 30 hands-on, technical certifications in information security. The SANS Technology Institute, a regionally accredited independent subsidiary, offers master's degrees in cyber security. SANS offers a myriad of free resources to the InfoSec community including consensus projects, research reports, 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 help the entire information security community. (https://www.sans.org)