MEDIA ALERT: SANS Institute Helps Information Security Professionals Mitigate Heartbleed Impact with Free Webcasts

Apr 11, 2014, 13:13 ET from SANS Institute

BETHESDA, Md., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To keep information security professionals and end users abreast of the latest developments on the Heartbleed vulnerability, SANS Institute is hosting complimentary webcasts. The webcasts will deliver timely updates on the vulnerability and provide security practitioners with the steps they can take to mitigate risk. The live webcasts will also be available via replay and open to security professionals and interested attendees.

Who: Hosted by Top SANS Experts including:  Johannes Ullrich Ph.D., SANS Chief Research Officer, Jake Williams, aka MalwareJake, SANS Certified Instructor and Computer Vulnerability Analyst, and James Lyne, SANS Certified Instructor and Top Security Researcher

What: Live (and archived) webcast updates will discuss the latest news surrounding Heartbleed followed by a discussion on the steps security practitioners and end users can take to mitigate risks caused by this vulnerability.

When: Next live webcast: Friday, April 11 at 5:30 p.m. EDT

Where: Live webcasts:

Archived webcasts:

About SANS Institute

The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. SANS is the most trusted and, by far, the largest source for world-class information security training and security certification in the world, offering over 50 training courses each year. GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, is a certification body featuring over 27 hands-on, technical certifications in information security. SANS offers a myriad of free resources to the InfoSec community including consensus projects, research reports, and newsletters; it also operates the Internet's early warning system—the Internet Storm Center. At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners, representing varied global organizations from corporations to universities, working together to help the entire information security community. (