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SANS to Offer its New Managing Security Operations: Detection, Response, and Intelligence Course at Chicago Security Training Event

Hands-On Immersion Style Training Available for Beginners and Highly Seasoned Security Professionals

  • Bethesda, MD
  • June 28, 2017

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced it will offer the new MGT517: Managing Security Operations: Detection, Response, and Intelligence course at SANS Chicago 2017 taking place August 21 - 26. Cyber security expert and SANS Instructor Chris Crowley (@CCrowMontance) will teach the new course which offers students a roadmap to design, build and operate an effective security operations center (SOC) tailored to the needs of their organization.

According to Chris Crowley, a SANS Principal instructor and course author for SANS Management 517: Managing Security Operations: Detection, Response, and Intelligence, "SANS MGT517 stresses aligning security operations with your business's needs. To do this the training equips security leaders with technical acumen and business savvy. We explore design requirements, deployment considerations, staff roles, and operational scenarios. We discuss analytical techniques and adversary interruption to help you seize strategic advantage in defense of your organization. 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."

For more information on the MGT517: Managing Security Operations: Detection, Response and Intelligence course, or to register, visit here:

SANS Chicago 2017 will hands-on information security courses taught by the industry's top instructors. Those new to information security will benefit from the SEC301: Intro to Information Security and SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style courses. More seasoned security professionals can select from a variety of courses including SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling, SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations, FOR585: Advanced Smartphone Forensics, and ICS456: Essentials for NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection. Bonus evening discussions will round out the agenda including a talk by cyber security expert and SANS instructor, Keith Palmgren, on the 14 Absolute Truths of Security.

For a complete list of courses, or to register for SANS Chicago 2017, please visit:

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. (