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SANS Announces Agenda for 2017 Dallas, Texas Security Training Event

Course Line-Up to Include Core Fundamentals, Penetration Testing, and Security Management

  • Bethesda, MD
  • December 20, 2016

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced the agenda for SANS Dallas 2017 taking place February 27 - March 4. The event will feature hands-on immersion style InfoSec training courses for security professionals of all levels and bonus evening discussions. All courses are associated with a GIAC Certification.

According to SANS Dallas keynote speaker and instructor of the SEC505: Securing Windows and PowerShell Automation course, Jason Fossen, "Dallas, Austin and Houston form the technology triangle of Texas and the need for trained security professionals for these areas is growing fast. SANS is helping to fill this need with a stellar line-up of courses and instructors at its second annual Dallas training event."

SANS Dallas 2017 will offer classes for newbies and seasoned professionals alike. For those new to information security, SANS will offer SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style and MGT414: SANS Training Program for CISSP(R) Certification. More seasoned professionals will benefit from courses such as SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender, SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking and MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials for Managers with Knowledge Compression(TM).

For a complete list of courses and bonus evening discussions, or to register for SANS Dallas 2017, please visit:

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The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. SANS is the most trusted and, by far, the largest provider of cyber security training and certification to professionals at governments and commercial institutions world-wide. Renowned SANS instructors teach over 60 different courses at more than 200 live cyber security training events as well as online. GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, validates a practitioner's qualifications via over 30 hands-on, technical certifications in cyber security. The SANS Technology Institute, a regionally accredited independent subsidiary, offers master's degrees in cyber security. SANS offers a myriad of free resources to the InfoSec community including consensus projects, research reports, 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 help the entire information security community. (