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SANS to Help Groom Orlando's Next Generation of Information Security Business Leaders

Orlando Cyber Security Training Event to Offer Courses for Newbies and Highly Seasoned InfoSec Professionals

  • Bethesda, MD
  • March 2, 2017

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced the course line-up for SANS 2017 taking place April 7 - 14 in Orlando, Florida. Included among the more than 40 hands-on courses are several management courses designed to help information security professionals advance their careers.

According to Chris Crowley, a SANS Principal instructor and course author for SANS Management 517: Managing Security Operations: Detection, Response, and Intelligence, "SANS security management training equips security leaders with technical acumen and business savvy. The training demonstrates aligning security operations with your business's needs. We show you the adversary's interest in your organization's assets and their successful techniques so you have strategic advantage. The knowledge from SANS management training empowers you to gain the trust of your organization's leadership and to direct implementation of effective, non-disruptive security measures."

To learn more about MGT517: Managing Security Operations: Detection, Response, and Intelligence, please visit:

SANS 2017 will feature a stellar line-up of instructors, including some of the world's top cyber security professionals. The event will include courses for those new to information security as well as highly seasoned professionals. Attendees can choose from several security management courses, including MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials For Managers with Knowledge Compression(TM) and MGT514: IT Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership. These courses will offer actionable steps InfoSec professionals can take to successfully make the move to security business leader, including how to build and execute on their strategic plans.

For a complete list of courses, instructors and bonus evening discussions, or to register for SANS 2017, 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. (