SANS Announces Agenda for Orlando Security Training Event

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SANS Institute, a global leader in information security training, today announced the agenda for one of its biggest security training events, SANS 2018. Taking place in Orlando April 3 – 10, SANS 2018 features more than 45 courses and numerous evening discussions led by some of the biggest names in cyber security. SANS 2018 will feature several new course including SEC599 – Defeating Advanced Adversaries which will be taught by lead course author, Erik Van Buggenhout.

According to Erik Van Buggenhout (@ErikVaBu), co-founder of Belgian cybersecurity firm NVISO, “Cyber threats are on the rise. Ransomware is affecting small, medium and large enterprises alike and state-sponsored adversaries are continuing attempts to obtain access to critical information or disrupt critical systems. SEC599: Defeating Advanced Adversaries – Implementing Kill Chain Defenses was created to arm security professionals with the knowledge and expertise to handle today’s threats. SEC599 is uniquely positioned as a course that recognizes a prevent-only strategy is not sufficient and covers how to prevent, detect and respond to advanced attacks. The course is highly hands-on and covers 20+ labs where students have to defend their own fictional organization from attacks.”

For additional information on the SEC599 – Defeating Advanced Adversaries course or to register, please visit:

SANS 2018 offers hands-on immersion style training courses for security professionals at every level. Courses are based on timely, real-world threats and situations and taught by top industry experts with practical experience in the field. Additional new, and newly updated, courses offered at SANS 2018 include SEC455: SIEM Design & Implementation, SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations, SEC555: SIEM with Tactical Analytics, SEC617: Wireless Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking, and DEV540: Secure DevOps and Cloud Application Security. SANS 2018 will also feature such popular courses as SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style, SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking, and FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence.

For a complete list of courses or to register for SANS 2018, please visit:

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Carlos Casanova

Carlos Casanova

Carlos Casanova is an internationally known speaker, IT architect, leadership advisor, and co-author of The CMDB Imperative. He has over two decades of hands-on experience guiding CIOs and Sr. Leadership to achieve effective IT operations and improve ROI from infrastructure investments. His expansive experience enables him to quickly assess their true needs and achieve better business outcomes. He takes the complexity out of today's cluttered IT and business environments to simplify their goals in order to accelerate achievement and success.