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SANS to Highlight the Legal Side of Cybersecurity at Houston InfoSec Training Event

Will Offer Insight into the New World of Cyber Investigations with a Special Focus on Law, Ethics and Evidence

  • Bethesda, MD
  • February 24, 2016

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced the agenda for the SANS Houston 2016 information security training event taking place May 9-14. The event will feature hands-on immersion style training courses covering forensics, security, and security management. Also included on the agenda are legal courses and bonus evening discussions designed to help cybersecurity and InfoSec professionals navigate the legal side of cybersecurity.

"Increasingly the public conversation about information security is becoming a conversation about law. Law is the medium through which society resolves its great disputes and challenges. InfoSec professionals must be versed in law to do their jobs well," said Benjamin Wright, an attorney and a senior instructor with SANS Institute.

In addition to his evening talk, The Dizzy New World of Cyber Investigations: Law, Ethics and Evidence, Wright will teach his popular LEG523: Law of Data Security and Investigations course at SANS Houston. SANS Houston attendees also have the opportunity to participate in the SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking course and bonus evening discussion, the Instant Expert: Legitimately and Ethically.

SANS Houston will feature many comprehensive hands-on technical training courses and bonus evening discussions developed to help InfoSec and cybersecurity professionals combat today's most complex threats. For additional details on SANS Houston, including a full list of courses and bonus evening discussions or to register, please visit:

About SANS Institute

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. (