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SANS Network Security Training Event in Las Vegas to Feature Two New Developer Courses

Hands-On Immersion Style Training Offers Insight into Vulnerabilities and How to Protect Against Them

  • Bethesda, MD
  • July 18, 2017

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced two new developer courses that will be offered at SANS Network Security 2017 taking place in Las Vegas September 10 - 17. Frank Kim (@fykim), CISO of SANS, will teach the new DEV534: Secure DevOps: A Practical Introduction course. Gregory Leonard, Senior Application Security Consultant at Optiv, will teach the new DEV531: Defending Mobile Applications Security Essentials course.

According to Kim, "DevOps and the cloud are radically changing the way that organizations design, build, and operate systems. Traditional approaches to security, where the default response to new technologies and approaches is often 'no', can't keep up with the accelerated rate of change that businesses demand. Join me at SANS Network Security where I will explain the fundamentals of DevOps, and how DevOps teams can build and deliver secure software."

DEV534: Secure DevOps: A Practical Introduction introduces students to DevOps principles, practices and tools and explain how Secure DevOps can be implemented using lessons from successful DevOps security programs. DEV531: Defending Mobile Applications Security Essentials covers the most prevalent mobile app risks, including those from the OWASP Mobile Top 10. Students will participate in numerous hands-on exercises available in both the Android and iOS platforms.

To learn more about DEV534: Secure DevOps: A Practical Introduction, visit www.sans.org/event/network-security-2017/course/secure-dev-ops-a-practical-introduction. For more information on DEV531: Defending Mobile Applications Security Essentials, visit www.sans.org/event/network-security-2017/course/defending-mobile-applications-security-essentials.

SANS Network Security 2017 will feature more than 45 hands-on, immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners. In addition to SANS classroom training and development, attendees can test their security defense skills at the Core NetWars Experience, DFIR NetWars Tournament, and the all-new NetWars Defense Competition. Bonus evening discussions will round out the agenda.

For additional details on SANS Network Security 2017, including a complete list of courses and bonus evening discussions, or to register, visit: www.sans.org/network-security-2017

About SANS Institute

The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. SANS is the most trusted and, by far, the largest provider of cyber security training and certification to professionals at governments and commercial institutions world-wide. Renowned SANS instructors teach over 50 different courses at more than 200 live cyber security training events as well as online. GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, validates employee qualifications via 30 hands-on, technical certifications in information security. The SANS Technology Institute, a regionally accredited independent subsidiary, offers master's degrees in cyber security. SANS offers a myriad of free resources to the InfoSec community including consensus projects, research reports, 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 help the entire information security community. (https://www.sans.org)