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SANS Seattle Security Training Event to Offer Web Application Security Course

Hands-On Immersion Style Training Available for Security Professionals at All Levels

  • Bethesda, MD
  • August 23, 2017

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced its return to the state of Washington October 30 - November 4. SANS Seattle 2017 will feature seven hands-on information security courses taught by leading industry experts. Included among the courses offered is DEV522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials which was developed to help make applications much more resilient against attacks by arming students with reactive and proactive security mechanisms.

According to SANS Instructor and author of the DEV522 course, Jason Lam (@jasonlam_sec), "Web applications typically leverage multiple technologies to give the user the full dynamic experience. HTML5, REST API, Single Sign On are some of the technologies at play for delivering great user experience. DEV522 touches all these topics to make sure current or next applications are as secured as possible. Students will leave this course with the practical skills and understanding of the defensive strategies to lock down existing applications and build more secure applications in the future."

For more information on the DEV522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials course or to register, visit here:

SANS Seattle 2017 will offer a variety of security courses covering information security, incident response and forensics, security management and developer. Those new to information security will benefit from the SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style and MGT414: SANS Training Program for CISSP(R) Certification. More seasoned professionals will benefit from the FOR508: Advanced Digital Forensics, Incident Response, and Threat Hunting, FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics and Analysis and the SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling courses. Bonus evening discussions, including a talk by malware expert Jake Williams (@MalwareJake) on the Infosec State of the Union, will round out the agenda.

For a complete list of courses, instructors, bonus evening sessions or to register for SANS Seattle 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. (