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Security Expert Jake Williams to Keynote SANS San Francisco Security Training Event

Event Offers Hands-On Immersion Style Training and Bonus Evening Discussions

  • Bethesda, MD
  • April 13, 2017

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced Jake Williams will deliver the keynote address at the SANS San Francisco Summer 2017 security training event taking place June 5 - 10. Jake Williams (aka @MalwareJake), Founder of Rendition Security and a SANS Instructor and course author will speak about common security operations mistakes and how to avoid them.

According to Jake Williams, "Because many InfoSec professionals are not formally trained in intelligence analysis, cyber threat intelligence gained during daily operations is often used incorrectly. When this happens, we jeopardize the success of our security operations. Join me at SANS San Francisco where I will share insight into common mistakes and how to better use cyber threat intelligence for more effective security operations and incident response."

SANS San Francisco Summer 2017 will feature hands-on information security courses for security professionals at every level. Attendees can choose from entry-level courses including SEC301: Intro to Information Security and SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style. More seasoned professionals will benefit from courses like SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling, FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence taught by Jake Williams, and MGT514: IT Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership. Bonus evening discussions will round out the agenda.

For a complete list of courses, instructors and bonus evening discussions, or to register for SANS San Francisco Summer 2017, please visit: www.sans.org/san-francisco-summer-2017

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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. (https://www.sans.org)