NEW YORK, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NetCom Learning, the experts in IT training, invite you to attend a free Wine & Cheese Special Event with an important and timely discussion on the "Top IT Security Threats 2013" with information on the different types of security threats now on the horizon. The guest speaker for the discussion is Sean Philip Oriyano, IT Security Expert and NetCom Learning Instructor. The event takes place in Arlington, Virginia on Thursday, May 16th from 4:30 to 6:30 PM. There is no charge for the event but space is limited so an RSVP is required. NetCom Learning is a Microsoft Gold Certified Training Partner for Learning Solutions and a top training company in information technology. This event is a golden opportunity for information technology professionals and business, organizational, military, government leaders to hear about the major security threats to information systems from a leading expert in the field.
"The topic of information technology security is of utmost importance to governments, the military, organizations and corporations," said Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning. "This special complementary event provides a unique opportunity to learn about the different threats that are out there to IT security from an experienced expert in IT security so that information professionals can get the information they need to stay on top of the security threats," said Sarder.
Cybercriminals are becoming more aggressive and sophisticated all the time and are consistently targeting organizations of all sizes around the world. Both large and small organizations have been hacked and suffered serious breaches of security in recent years. The number one threat to information security according to the experts is social engineering where cyber criminals are using social networks such as Facebook and LinkedIn to gain information they can use for a cyber attack. The growth of advanced persistent threats known as APTs is on the rise and is getting harder to detect.
The event will cover the following:
Top IT Security Threats 2013
- Threat #1: Social Engineering
- Threat #2: APTs
- Threat #3: Internal Threats
The guest speaker for the event is Sean-Philip Oriyano who is an experienced instructor with more than twenty years of experience in the field of information technology. He has worked with a variety of clients including all branches of the U.S. military in addition to international corporate companies. His specialties are cyber warfare and security research. As an author, Sean-Philip has written several books and more than a dozen research papers on security topics including hacking, forensics and encryption. In addition he has created training videos on the subject of IT security. Over the years Sean-Philip has managed to attain more than fifty plus IT certifications and licenses. He is also a member of the military reserves.
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Why NetCom Learning?
NetCom Learning is the most trusted name in both business and IT training and offers top notch instructors with an average of 16 years of experience and vendor approved coursework offering certification preparation for a variety of vendor certifications. NetCom Learning is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS). NetCom Learning was honored by Microsoft as the 2007 Worldwide Partner of the Year for Learning Solutions. Selected as the Number One CPLS from over 1400 worldwide CPLSs, Microsoft recognized our commitment and ability to deliver high-quality learning services using a consultative engagement model. Successful candidates for are awarded Certificate of Completion directly from Microsoft for most of the courses. NetCom Learning offers over 1,000 training courses from more than 20 vendors such as Microsoft, CompTIA, CISCO, PMI, Autodesk, and more.
NetCom Learning instructors who routinely achieve high ratings from their students possess an average of 16 years of experience and a cumulative average of more than 10,500 years' experience in the field of their expertise. Instructors carry an average instructor evaluation of 8.6 out of 9, one of the highest instructor evaluations in the industry. The high quality of training has resulted in over 1,700 testimonials and a 96% customer satisfaction rate with those customers indicating they would recommend NetCom Learning to others.
Upcoming IT Security training events include:
June 10 | CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker v7.1
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About NetCom Learning
NetCom Learning is an innovative leader in IT, business and executive training to companies, individuals, and government agencies. Since its inception in 1998, NetCom Learning has trained over 80 percent of the Fortune 100, serviced over 45,500 business customers, and advanced the skills of more than 71,000 professionals through hands-on, expert-led training, with the organization maintaining an average instructor evaluation score of 8.6 out of 9. NetCom Learning was recognized by Microsoft Corporation as its Worldwide Training Partner of the Year and named thrice to Inc. Magazine's list of fastest growing private companies in America. The organization was also recently named to the 2012 Top 20 IT Training Companies by TrainingIndustry.com and was named "Company of the Year" by the American Business Awards.
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