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Top Cyber Security Professionals Head to Boston for SANS Security Training Event

Will Offer Proven Techniques for Dealing with Today's Most Challenging Cyber Security Threats

  • Bethesda, MD
  • June 19, 2017

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced the agenda for SANS Boston 2017 taking place August 7 - 12. SANS Boston 2017 offers budding and highly seasoned security professionals the opportunity to learn from some of the world's top cyber security professionals. Included among the instructors is Boston-based Digital Forensics and Incident Response expert Rob Lee who will teach the SANS FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis course.

According to Lee, "You can't protect what you don't know about and many people are unaware Windows is silently recording an unbelievable amount of data on its users. Understanding forensic capabilities and artifacts is a core component of information security yet many lack the necessary skills to be successful. FOR500 teaches students how to mine this mountain of data including how to recover, analyze, and authenticate forensic data on Windows systems, track particular user network activity, and organize findings for use in incident response, internal investigations, and civil/criminal litigation. Anyone involved in digital forensic analysis, this is a course you won't want to miss!"

To learn more about SANS FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis, please visit: www.sans.org/event/boston-2017/course/windows-forensic-analysis

SANS Boston 2017 will feature an exceptional line-up of instructors and courses. Eric Conrad will teach SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations, Paul A. Henry will teach SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender, Frank Kim will teach MGT514: IT Security Strategic Planning, Policy and Leadership, Robert M. Lee will teach FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence and Bryan Simon will teach the SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style. For a complete list of courses, instructors and bonus evening discussions, or to register for SANS Boston 2017, please visit: www.sans.org/boston-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)