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SANS Security East 2019 Training Event in New Orleans to Feature Tips on How to Propel a Career in Cyber Security

Renowned Cyber Security Expert Dr. Eric Cole to Deliver the Keynote Address

  • Bethesda, MD
  • November 6, 2018

SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, today announced the keynote talk for SANS Security East 2019 (#SANSSecEast) taking place February 2-9 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Renowned cyber security expert and SANS Fellow Dr. Eric Cole (@drericcole) will share valuable insight into how to advance a career in cyber security during his keynote address OBSESSED - How to Be Wildly Successful.

According to Dr. Cole, "Most cyber security professionals want to be successful and achieve their goals but often struggle getting to the next level. While having technical knowledge is important there are other tricks that successful people have learned to truly live the life of their dreams. Join me in New Orleans where I will share the secrets to success which include learning from other people's mistakes. With the right tricks, propelling a career in cyber security doesn't have to take months or years, it can happen in just a few hours."

In addition to his evening talk, Dr. Cole will teach his popular SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style course. This course will arm students with the knowledge necessary to win the battle against a wide range of cyber adversaries that want to harm their environment. Students will learn effective steps to prevent attacks and detect adversaries.

SANS Security East 2019 features more than 30 hands-on immersion style training courses for security professionals at every level. Course topics include cyber defense, ethical hacking, penetration testing, cloud security, digital forensics, security management, secure DevOps and more. Included among the course line-up are two new courses, SEC455: SIEM Design & Implementation and SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture.

For a complete list of courses and bonus evening talks, or to register for SANS Security East 2019, visit:

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