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SANS Boston Security Training Event to Detail How to Protect Industrial Control Systems

Renowned Cyber Security Expert and Bostonian, Rob Lee, to Deliver the Keynote Address

  • Bethesda, MD
  • January 24, 2018

SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, today announced the agenda for SANS Boston Spring 2018 taking place in Massachusetts March 25 - 30. Included among the course line-up is ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials which will arm security professionals and control system engineers with the cyber security skills they need to defend national critical infrastructure.

According to Monta Elkins (@montaelkins), Hacker-in-Chief FoxGuard Solutions and a SANS ICS410 course instructor, "Want a real cybersecurity challenge? In Industrial Control System security you'll face the newest, incredibly sophisticated, most well financed and executed nation state sponsored attacks on the planet. How's that grab you? Want to learn how to defend these systems? Join me at the SANS Boston Spring ICS410 class where I will share the cyber security concepts needed to defend your critical infrastructure."

For additional information on the ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials course or to register, please visit: www.sans.org/event/boston-spring-2018/course/ics-scada-cyber-security-essentials

SANS Boston Spring 2018 features hands-on immersion style training courses covering a variety of topics including cyber security, security management, incident response and digital forensics and industrial control system. Some of the courses offered include SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style, SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking, FOR508: Advanced Digital Forensics, Incident Response, and Threat Hunting, and MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials for Managers with Knowledge Compression(TM). SANS Faculty Fellow, Rob Lee (@robtlee), will deliver the keynote address Welcome Threat Hunters, Phishermen, and Other Liars.

For a complete list of courses, or to register for SANS Boston Spring 2018, please visit: www.sans.org/boston-spring-2018

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