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SANS Institute to Offer Cyber Security Training in San Antonio

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BETHESDA, Md., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The SANS Institute today announced its return to Texas with SANS San Antonio 2014, taking place August 11 - 16. SANS San Antonio offers hands-on immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners. Military and civilian information security professionals will participate in world-class security training as they learn to protect an organization against today's most complex cyber attacks.

Included among the courses offered at the event is SANS' new FOR526: Memory Forensics In-Depth course. According to Jake Williams (@MalwareJake), SANS Instructor, "Insider threats are very real, yet often overlooked as most organizations focus on external threats. This new course focuses on the tasks that practitioners should regularly perform to protect against insider threats. Investigators will learn the skills necessary to identify compromised endpoints and how to determine which of these endpoints holds the most critical data."

SANS San Antonio features IT security and security management courses with associated GIAC certifications that are aligned with DoD Directive 8570. This is a great opportunity for military personnel to prepare for or renew a GIAC certification to meet DoD 8570 requirements. Training event highlights include:

    --  FOR526: Memory Forensics In-Depth
    --  SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style  - GSEC aligns with IAT Level
        II
    --  SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth - GCIA aligns with CNDSP Analyst
    --  SEC504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling - GCIH aligns
        with CNDSP Incident Responder
    --  MGT414: SANS +S Training Program for the CISSP(®) Certification Exam
    --  MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials For Managers with Knowledge
        Compression  - GSLC aligns with IAM Levels I, II and III

SANS San Antonio will also feature a number of special bonus evening sessions. For a list of bonus sessions, course details and instructors, or to register, please visit:

http://www.sans.org/info/163082

About SANS Institute
The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. SANS is the most trusted and, by far, the largest source for world-class information security training and security certification in the world, offering over 50 training courses each year. GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, is a certification body featuring over 27 hands-on, technical certifications in information security. SANS offers a myriad of free resources to the InfoSec community including consensus projects, research reports, 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 help the entire information security community. (www.SANS.org)

SOURCE SANS Institute