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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...

Aug 13, 2014, 11:00 ET

SANS Institute to Host Inaugural Security Awareness Summit in Dallas

SANS Institute today announced its inaugural Security Awareness Summit taking place September 10th in Dallas, TX.  In conjunction with the...

Aug 12, 2014, 13:00 ET

SANS Institute Releases Results of Survey, Incident Response: How to Fight Back

A spate of high-profile security breaches and attacks means that security practitioners find themselves thinking a lot about incident response. A...

Jul 24, 2014, 13:00 ET

Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation: Making It Work--A SANS Survey

The Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program is improving the security levels at federal agencies that are taking advantage of the...

Jul 10, 2014, 12:00 ET

SANS Institute to Offer Cyber Security Training in San Antonio

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...

Jul 08, 2014, 11:00 ET

SANS Cyber Defense Summit Focuses on Defensive Tactics for Cyber Pros at Inaugural Nashville Event

 The SANS Institute today announced the Cyber Defense Summit taking place in Nashville, TN August 19 – 20. In conjunction with the Summit...

Jun 12, 2014, 05:00 ET

Internet Storm Center Incident Handlers to Talk Cyber Threats at SANSFIRE 2014

 SANS Institute today announced the return of SANSFIRE, SANS' annual Internet Storm Center (ISC) training event. SANSFIRE 2014 will take place...

Jun 10, 2014, 14:10 ET

SANS Announces Results of its Survey of Security at Higher Education Institutions

 SANS announces results of its inaugural survey of security in institutions of higher education, in which nearly 300 higher education IT...

Jun 03, 2014, 11:00 ET

SANS Institute Aims to Better Prepare the Cybersecurity Workforce with Bay Area Training

SANS today announced it is bringing some of its most popular cybersecurity training and certification courses to the Bay Area with SANS San...