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SANS to Host San Francisco Cyber Security Training Event

Features Immersion Style Training for Security Professionals at Every Level

  • Bethesda, MD
  • January 10, 2019

SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, today announced its return to California for SANS San Francisco Spring 2019 (#SANSSF) taking place March 11-16. The event features courses to help security professionals advance their careers and develop skills to out-think and out-maneuver cyber adversaries.

"The real value of this training lies at the intersection of quality content and being delivered by a subject-matter expert actively working in the field. It made this material incredibly relevant and immediately applicable to my job," said P. Watson, Microsoft Corp.

SANS San Francisco Spring 2019 features hands-on immersion style training courses covering a variety of topics including cyber defense, ethical hacking, penetration testing, digital forensics, security management, and secure DevOps. Professionals looking to transition to a career in cyber security will benefit from the SANS SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style course taught by SANS Principal Instructor Jonathan Ham (@jhamcorp). This course provides information security training in a bootcamp-style format that is reinforced with hands-on labs.

Bonus evening talks will round out the agenda. Cyber security expert Kevin Fiscus (@kevinbfiscus) will detail how defenders can turn the tables on the bad guys during his talk, "OODA Security: Taking Back the Advantage". Application security expert Hassan El Hadary (@hassan_hadary) will present several logic attack stories that allow attackers to break developer defenses during his talk, "Hunting Logic Attacks". He will also discuss the future of such attacks and their impact on IoT systems.

For a complete list of courses and evening talks, or to register for SANS San Francisco Spring 2019, 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. (