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SANS to Help InfoSec Professionals Boost their Career Potential at 2017 Las Vegas Training Event

Aims to Groom the Next Generation of Information Security Professionals

  • Bethesda, MD
  • November 14, 2016

Demand for information security professionals is very high. SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, will prepare InfoSec professionals to take advantage of these career opportunities at SANS Las Vegas 2017. Taking place January 23 - 30, SANS Las Vegas will feature hands-on immersion style training courses designed to help InfoSec professionals of every level accelerate their career potential and create a much needed pipeline of knowledgeable talent.

According to security expert and SANS Senior Instructor, Paul A. Henry, "As the world becomes more connected, it becomes less safe. With more and more (critical) data being shared over the Internet, there is a greater risk to personal, financial and other pertinent assets and information. For this reason, technical certifications in security are becoming increasingly valuable and in high demand. One of the most respected certifications today is the GIAC GSEC certification. Across both government and commercial sectors, the GIAC GSEC certification is a prerequisite for employment within the IT sector."

SANS offers cyber security training courses for highly seasoned InfoSec professionals as well as those new to the field and transitioning from more general IT roles. SANS Las Vegas will feature SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style taught by Paul Henry, which will prepare students for the GIAC GSEC certification exam. For more seasoned professionals, SANS will offer SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling and the MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials for Managers with Knowledge Compression™ course for advancing managers.

For additional information on SANS Las Vegas 2017, including a complete list of courses or to register, please visit:
www.sans.org/las-vegas-2017

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)