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SANS to Host First-Ever Salt Lake City, Utah Information Security Training Event

Event to Feature Hands-On Immersion Style Security Training Taught by Some of the Country's Top InfoSec Experts

  • Bethesda, MD
  • April 14, 2016

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced its first-ever Salt Lake City, Utah training event. Scheduled for June 27 through July 2, SANS Salt Lake City 2016 will feature InfoSec courses focused on traditional information security, digital forensics and industrial control systems (ICS) security. Developer and management courses will be offered in addition to bonus evening sessions covering some of today's most complex security issues.

According to Justin Searle, Managing Partner of UtiliSec and a SANS instructor, the SANS Salt Lake City information security training event is welcomed. "It's great to see our local Utah security professionals grow to the point where we finally get our own SANS training event. This event is a tribute to the security mindedness of Utah businesses and the reputation our local security groups have fostered."

Included among the courses offered at SANS Salt Lake City are the popular SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling course and the FOR508: Advanced Digital Forensics and Incident Response. SANS will also offer its ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials course. In addition to helping InfoSec professionals greatly sharpen and expand their skills, some of these courses will also help with DoD 8570 and GIAC approved certification exam preparation.

For information on SANS Salt Lake City, including a complete list of courses and bonus evening discussions, or register please visit: www.sans.org/salt-lake-city-2016

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. (https://www.sans.org)