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SANS to Offer CISO Success Strategies at Las Vegas Network Security Training Event

Announces Complete Line-Up of Bonus Evening Sessions including a Women's CONNECT Event

  • Bethesda, MD
  • July 26, 2016

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced the line-up of bonus evening discussions for SANS Network Security 2016. Taking place September 10 - 19 in Las Vegas, SANS Network Security will offer more than 20 bonus evening discussions covering some of today's most complex cyber security issues. Included among the discussions are Securing Your Kids, How to Commit Card Fraud, and CISO Success Strategies.

According to Frank Kim, CISO of SANS Institute and presenter of CISO Success Strategies, "Cyber security has increased in importance and visibility. No longer a routine function, today it is a vital component for business growth. For this reason, it is critical that security leaders understand how to connect with senior executives and business leaders. Join me in Las Vegas as I share the three things that will make security leaders more effective."

SANS will also host a Women's CONNECT Event in partnership with ISSA International Women In Security Special Interest Group (WIS SIG) and local association chapters and groups. The event is designed to foster an evening of connections and to build camaraderie among peers.

SANS Network Security 2016 will feature more than 45 hands-on, immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners. Attendees also have the opportunity to participate in two different hands-on, interactive security challenges: Core NetWars Experience and DFIR NetWars Tournament.

For additional details on SANS Network Security 2016, including a complete list of bonus evening discussions, or to register, please visit: www.sans.org/network-security-2016

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