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SANS Aims to Help Texas Strengthen its Cyber Security Workforce

Triples Down on Texas with Cyber Security Trainings in Houston, Dallas and Austin

  • Bethesda, MD
  • September 11, 2018

SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, today announced it's bringing some of the biggest names in cyber security to Texas. SANS will host cyber security immersion trainings in Houston, Dallas and Austin to help information security professionals master the practical steps necessary for defending systems and networks against the most dangerous threats - the ones being actively exploited.

SANS trains more than 37,000 cyber security technologists each year and is the most trusted and by far the largest source for information and cyber security training, certification and research in the world. The events feature courses for those new to cyber security as well as highly seasoned professionals looking to advance their career as well as cyber security knowledge.

The SANS Texas trainings schedule is as follows:

  • SANS Houston 2018, October 29 - November 3
  • SANS Dallas Fall 2018, November 5-10
  • SANS Austin 2018, November 26 - December 1

Top cyber security and computer forensic experts will be in Texas to share their knowledge and first-hand experiences fending off attacks. Included among the line-up of instructors are Law of Data Security expert and Attorney Benjamin Wright, Network Penetration and Ethical Hacking expert Adrien de Beaupre, Industrial Control System (ICS) Security expert, Monta Elkins, Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) expert Alissa Torres, world-renowned cyber security expert Paul Henry, and more.

To learn more about SANS course offerings, instructors, or for a complete list of remaining 2018 Texas training events, 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. (