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Jun 29, 2015, 10:00 ET

Cyber Security Expert, Dr. Eric Cole, to Keynote SANS Institute's Largest Security Training Event of the Year, SANS Network Security in Las Vegas

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced world-renowned cyber security expert, Dr. Eric Cole, will...

Jun 22, 2015, 09:45 ET

Security Experts to Detail How to Respond Once a Breach Occurs at SANS Institute's Upcoming Boston Information Security Training Event

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced SANS Boston 2015 taking place August 3 – 8. Top cyber...

Jun 19, 2015, 12:00 ET

The State of Security in Control Systems Today: A SANS Survey

The control systems used to critical infrastructure facilities are increasingly vulnerable to attack, but it's almost impossible to tell how often...

Jun 18, 2015, 14:02 ET

Security Spending and Preparedness in the Financial Services Sector: SANS Survey

 Financial services organizations are still being breached too often, most frequently by those with insider access, according to the second...

Jun 11, 2015, 14:00 ET

Data-Centric Security Needed to Protect Big Data Implementations: Results of the 2015 SANS Big Data Survey Released

Big data implementations are deployed across the organizations of 55% of the 206 respondents to take the 2015 SANS Survey on Security of Big Data...

Jun 10, 2015, 10:30 ET

SANS Institute to Tackle Credit Card Fraud at Minneapolis Information Security Training Event

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced the SANS Minneapolis 2015 security training event taking place...

Jun 08, 2015, 10:00 ET

SANS Institute to Host Digital Forensics and Incident Response Summit in Austin, Texas

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced the Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) Summit 2015...

Jun 01, 2015, 11:10 ET

SANS Institute to Debut New Security Training Course to Help Security Professionals Turn the Table on Attackers who Successfully Infiltrate a Network

Once an adversary gains initial access into a network the vast majority, many of whom are maneuvering adroitly throughout the organization with...

May 28, 2015, 09:30 ET

Renowned Digital Forensics Expert, David Cowen, To Present at SANS Institute's Minneapolis Information Security Training Event

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced one of the industry's top forensic investigators, David Cowen,...

May 18, 2015, 11:00 ET

SANS Institute Heads to Washington D.C. for Annual Cyber Security Event, SANS Capital City

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced its return to Washington D.C. July 6 – 11. SANS Capital...

May 11, 2015, 10:48 ET

NEW SANS Survey Finds That Many Corporate and Employee Computing Devices Remain Unsecured

A new SANS survey, Securing Portable Data and Applications on Enterprise Mobile Workspaces, has found that, 84% of mobile workers are using...

May 07, 2015, 11:00 ET

SANS' Baltimore Security Training Event, SANSFIRE, Targets Online Cybercrime

 SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced Internet Storm Center handler (ISC) and forensic expert,...

May 04, 2015, 11:13 ET

SANS Survey: Closing the Gap in Application Security

 The gap between application builders (developers and development organizations) and defenders (security and operations teams responsible for...

Apr 30, 2015, 11:30 ET

SANS Institute to Host Information Security Training in Denver, Colorado

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced its return to Denver with the SANS Rocky Mountain 2015 cyber...

Apr 28, 2015, 11:06 ET

SANS Survey: The State of Endpoint Risk and Security

"More than half of the respondents to this second endpoint security survey are operating under the assumption that at least some of their systems...

Apr 20, 2015, 10:10 ET

SANS Institute to Help Houston Protect Industrial Control Systems from Cyber Attacks

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, is joining forces with industry leaders to help Houston's oil and gas industry...

Apr 16, 2015, 14:38 ET

MEDIA ALERT: SANS Institute Hosts Free Webcast to Help Information Security Professionals Mitigate Impact of the MS15-034 Vulnerability

 The SANS Institute is hosting a complimentary webcast to discuss the MS15-034 exploit, why it happened, how to prevent exploitation and how...

Apr 14, 2015, 11:30 ET

SANS Internet Storm Center Incident Handlers Head to Baltimore for SANSFIRE 2015

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced its annual SANSFIRE security training event to take place in...

Apr 10, 2015, 13:58 ET

Correction to SANS' Best of 2014 Awards Release

Due to an error in tabulating the results of the SANS 2014 Best of Awards survey, the SANS Institute today issued a correction to the previously...

Apr 02, 2015, 11:00 ET

SANS Security Training Event Targets Growth in San Diego's Cyber Security Workforce

 To address the growing demand for cyber security professionals in the Greater San Diego Area, SANS Institute, the global leader in information...