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Cybersecurity Expert, Dr. Eric Cole, to Share Insight into how to be Successful in Cybersecurity at SANS Tysons Corner, Northern Virginia Security Training Event

  • Bethesda, MD
  • August 16, 2016

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced its return to Tysons Corner, VA October 22 - 29. SANS Tysons Corner 2016 will feature 10 hands-on immersion style training courses taught by real-world practitioners; most of the courses are associated with a GIAC Certification. Renowned cybersecurity expert and SANS Fellow, Dr. Eric Cole, will teach his popular SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp course at SANS Tysons Corner.

According to Dr. Cole, "To be successful in cybersecurity you have to constantly learn, adapt and be creative. Join me at Tysons Corner where I will share real world examples of effective defensive solutions. Having worked with clients of different sizes and from a large variety of industries, there is sure to be something for everyone."

During his course, Dr. Cole will share tips and tricks necessary to win the battle against a wide range of cyber adversaries that want to harm an environment. SEC440: Critical Security Controls: Planning, Implementing and Auditing, SEC550: Active Defense, Offensive Countermeasures and Cyber Deception, and AUD507: Auditing & Monitoring Networks, Perimeters & Systems are just some of the additional courses offered at the training.

For a complete list of courses and bonus evening discussion, or to register for SANS Tysons 2016, 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. (