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SANS to Host Cyber Security Training Event in Northern Virginia

Hands-On Immersion Training Provides Tips and Techniques Shared by Real-World Practitioners

  • Bethesda, MD
  • July 23, 2019

SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training and certifications, today announced SANS Northern VA Fall – Reston 2019 (#SANSReston) taking place September 30 - October 5. Course topics to include cyber defense, ethical hacking, penetration testing, SIEM, digital forensics and incident response, threat hunting, and security management. Included among the course line-up is
SEC555: SIEM with Tactical Analytics.

According to SEC555 course author and instructor Justin Henderson (@SecurityMapper), “Detection involves more than data collection. It is about collecting and then analyzing meaningful data. The analysis is akin to putting together a puzzle and then telling a story about what the combined pieces portray. Join me in Reston where I will demonstrate how to automate this process by training individuals on how to identify important logs and how to better tell a story with them.”

SANS Northern VA Fall - Reston 2019 features courses for security professionals at every level.  Additional course offerings to include SEC301: Introduction to Cyber Security, SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style, FOR508: Advanced Incident Response, Threat Hunting, and Digital Forensics, SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking, MGT512: Security Leadership Essentials for Managers, and more. Bonus evening talks will round out the agenda.

For a complete list of courses, or to register for SANS Northern VA Fall – Reston 2019, visit:

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