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SANS Dallas 2018 Cyber Security Training to Provide Insight into the Legal Side of Data Security and Investigations

Will Arm Security Professionals with Tips and Techniques to Be Successful

  • Bethesda, MD
  • December 18, 2017

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced the agenda for SANS Dallas 2018 taking place in Texas February 19 - 24. SANS Dallas 2018 offers hands-on immersion style courses and evening discussions covering some of today's most complex cyber security issues. Attorney Benjamin Wright will offer insight into the legal side of cyber security during his LEG523: Law of Data Security and Investigations course and evening talk entitled, You've Got Ransomware! Managing the Legal Risk of Cyber Fraud.

According to U.S. Attorney, Senior SANS Instructor and LEG523 course author, Benjamin Wright @benjaminwright, "The law of cyber security is in turmoil. Ransomware, data breaches and other cyber crises happen every day, but the legal implications of these events are confusing and hard to predict. Join me at SANS Dallas 2018 where I will explain steps organizations can take to help manage their legal risk."

For more information on the LEG523: Law of Data Security and Investigations course, or to register, please visit:

SANS Dallas 2018 will feature some of the SANS Institute's most popular courses. Course offerings include SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style, SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth, SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling, MGT414: SANS Training Program for CISSP® Certification, and FOR585: Advanced Smartphone Forensics.

For additional information on SANS Dallas 2018 including a complete listing of courses and instructors, or to register, 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. (