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SANS Announces Return to Northern Virginia for Cyber Security Training

Will Share New Tools and Techniques to Win the Battle against Cyber Adversaries

  • Bethesda, MD
  • January 25, 2017

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced its return to Northern Virginia, March 20 - 25. SANS Tysons Corner Spring 2017 features hands-on, intensive cyber security training courses; many courses are aligned with GIAC certifications and will help students prepare for DoDD 8140. Courses and bonus evening discussions will provide attendees with the skills needed to secure and defend networks.

According to Anuj Soni, Senior Threat Researcher at Cylance and presenter of the Malware Analysis: House Rules discussion at SANS Tysons Corner, "IT staff in Northern Virginia, a technology hub for both the private and government sectors, understand all too well the risks organizations face in the presence of creative cyber attacks and rapidly evolving malware. To be better handle these threats, a clear focus on technology solutions, effective processes, and most importantly, skills, is of utmost importance. During my talk, I will share key technical strategies attendees can use to dissect the tools adversaries are using against them. Whether an active analyst or a project manager, this discussion will help IT experts better understand malicious code and the risk it poses to an environment."

SANS Tysons Corner offers a mix of IT security, security management, and digital forensics and incident response courses. For attendees that want to learn more about malware analysis, Aunj will also teach FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques.

For a complete list of courses and bonus evening discussions, or to register for SANS Tysons Corner Spring 2017, please visit: www.sans.org/tysons-corner-spring-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)