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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.”

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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.

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