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SANS Announces the Agenda for Scottsdale, Arizona Cyber Security Training Event

Real World Practitioners to Share Tips and Techniques for Winning the Cyber Battle

  • Bethesda, MD
  • December 16, 2019

SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training and certifications, today announced the agenda for SANS Scottsdale 2020 taking place February 17-22 in Arizona. The event features hands-on immersion style courses taught by world-renowned SANS instructors. Included in the course line-up is MGT525: IT Project Management, Effective Communication, and PMP® Exam Prep, which details how to improve project planning methodology and risk assessment so students can get the most out of their critical IT resources.

MGT525 course author and instructor, Jeff Frisk, comments, “Do you and your team have the knowledge, skills and tools needed to improve the success rates of your cyber security projects and development initiatives? Do you need to improve your technical communication skills, risk analysis, or continuous monitoring processes? If you hesitated in your answers, this course is for you. Join me in Scottsdale where I will break down project management into its fundamental components and work to galvanize your understanding of the key concepts, with an emphasis on practical application and execution. Anyone working with time, cost, quality and risk-sensitive projects or application development will benefit from this course.”

SANS Scottsdale 2020 features courses for all skill levels. Course offerings include SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style, SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling, SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations, SEC599: Defeating Advanced Adversaries — Purple Team Tactics & Kill Chain Defenses, FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis, and more. Attendees will also have the opportunity to test their skills during the Core NetWars Tournament.

For a complete list of courses and instructors, or to register for SANS Scottsdale 2020, visit: https://www.sans.org/scottsdale-2020

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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. (https://www.sans.org)