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Dec 18, 2014, 11:00 ET

SANS Honors People Who Made a Difference in Cybersecurity in 2014

SANS Institute is pleased to announce the winners of the SANS 2014 Difference Makers awards. While the headlines focus on security breaches, there...

Dec 16, 2014, 10:00 ET

The Top Cyber Security Journalists of 2014

Eleven journalists were voted by their peers as the best cyber journalists of 2014. In this third bi-annual awards program, more than 100...

Dec 09, 2014, 10:00 ET

Brian Krebs to Keynote the SANS Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit in Washington D.C.

 SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced renowned cyber security expert and investigative...

Dec 02, 2014, 14:15 ET

New Threats Drive Improved Practices: The State of Health Care Cybersecurity

The growing presence of online personal information and new methods of accessing and transferring medical data are increasingly putting sensitive...

Nov 19, 2014, 11:00 ET

SANS Institute Brings Information Security Training Back to the Big Easy with SANS Security EAST 2015

The SANS Institute today announced its return to New Orleans with SANS Security East 2015 taking place January 16 -21. To kick off the New Year,...

Nov 12, 2014, 11:00 ET

SANS Institute Returns to Washington D.C. with Cyber Defense Initiative Training Event

SANS Institute today announced its return to Washington D.C. for its annual cyber security training event, SANS Cyber Defense Initiative (CDI)...

Nov 05, 2014, 11:02 ET

SANS Institute Announces Healthcare Cyber Security Summit Speaker Line-Up

 The SANS Institute today announced the speaker line-up for its second annual  Healthcare Cyber Security Summit in San Francisco on...

Oct 28, 2014, 11:00 ET

SANS Institute Offers a MacBook Air or $800 Discount to InfoSec Professionals

SANS Online Training announces a special opportunity to receive a new MacBook Air laptop, a Toshiba Portege Z30 laptop, or an $800 discount on...

Oct 21, 2014, 11:00 ET

Data Center Security Still Not Top Priority: SANS Survey Results Revealed

Data center security teams must secure their assets on legacy, cloud, and virtual systems, according to the SANS 2014 Data Center Security Survey....

Oct 20, 2014, 11:02 ET

SANS to Debut its Biggest NetWars CyberCity Challenge at CDI 2014

SANS today announced the ultimate training event for cyber warriors and Infosec professionals as it brings together every CyberCity mission ever...

Oct 08, 2014, 10:00 ET

Nominations Now Open for the SANS 2014 Difference Maker Awards

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced that the call for nominations for the SANS 2014 Difference...

Oct 06, 2014, 11:00 ET

Five Forces Reshaping Cybersecurity: Alan Paller to Keynote SANS Cyber Defense San Diego 2014

 SANS Institute today announced Alan Paller, Director of Research for the SANS Institute, will offer an early look at how changing technologies...

Oct 01, 2014, 11:14 ET

SANS Releases Results of 2014 Analytics and Intelligence Survey

 Organizations are using security information event management tools and intelligence from third-party service providers to correlate threat...

Sep 30, 2014, 11:00 ET

SANS Institute and the National Health Information Sharing & Analysis Center Partner to Advance Healthcare Cyber Security

With an ever-evolving threat landscape threatening  to wreak havoc on the healthcare industry, SANS Institute and the National Health...

Sep 25, 2014, 13:00 ET

SANS Releases Results of Ninth Log Management Survey

Organizations are collecting more logs from more sources, yet these same organizations are lacking the visibility they need to stop advanced...

Sep 10, 2014, 13:00 ET

SANS Institute Las Vegas Security Training to Focus on Early Detection of Breaches and Controlling Damage

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, will return to Las Vegas October 19 – 27 for its annual SANS Network...

Sep 03, 2014, 13:30 ET

SANS Renews Library of Information Security Policy Templates

 The SANS Institute today released twenty-seven completely refreshed information security policy templates that corporations and government...

Sep 03, 2014, 10:30 ET

SANS Releases Results of the 2nd Annual Critical Security Controls Survey: From Adoption to Implementation

A new SANS survey reports 90% of organizations taking the survey have adopted some or all of the Critical Security Controls (CSCs), and that...

Aug 26, 2014, 11:00 ET

SANS Institute Introduces All Apple, Mac and iDevice, Forensic Analysis Course

To help digital forensic and incident response (DFIR) professionals take on any Apple case without hesitation, the SANS Institute today introduced...

Aug 14, 2014, 13:00 ET

Special Training Offer from SANS vLive (Live, Online Evening Training) for IT Professionals to take Essential Information Security Courses

SANS Institute announces a special opportunity for organizations to send two students to SANS' top-rated information security training for the...