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SANS Heads to Seattle Washington for Cyber Security Training Event

Offers Hands-on Immersion Style Courses for Security Professionals at Every Level

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, today announced SANS Seattle Spring 2018 taking place April 23 - 28 in the state of Washington. The event features hands-on immersion style training courses covering cyber defense, ethical hacking, digital forensics, and security management. The keynote address, Convergence Forensics: Leveraging Multiple Skills for Comprehensive Investigations, will be delivered by cyber security expert and SANS Certified Instructor, Philip Hagen.

According to Philip Hagen (@PhilHagen), "The practices of digital forensics and incident response are not monolithic endeavors with a narrowly-defined skill set.  To the contrary, a practitioner that strives to build their abilities in a variety of forensic disciplines is typically a more valuable team member. However, this doesn't mean to become a master of all trades as no such person exists.  The ideal approach is to build deep expertise in one area while building a working knowledge of related subject areas that support and inform the expertise.  Join me in Seattle where I will discuss a practical approach for forensicators to build knowledge that will best meet the demands of today's forensic and incident response tasks."

In addition to delivering the keynote address, Hagen will also teach his co-authored course, FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics and Analysis. This course was built from the ground up to cover the most critical skills needed to mount efficient and effective post-incident response investigations.

For additional information on the FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics and Analysis course, or to register, visit: www.sans.org/u/Arc

SANS Seattle Spring 2018 offers courses for security professionals at every level. Those new to information security will benefit from the SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style course. More seasoned professionals will appreciate courses like SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender, SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling, and SEC579: Virtualization and Software-Defined Security. A special bonus evening discussion on Getting GIAC Certified will round out the agenda.

For a complete list of courses, or to register for SANS Seattle Spring 2018, please visit: www.sans.org/u/Arm

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 provider of cybersecurity training and certification to professionals at governments and commercial institutions world-wide. Renowned SANS instructors teach over 50 different courses at more than 200 live cybersecurity training events as well as online. GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, validates employee qualifications via 30 hands-on, technical certifications in information security. The SANS Technology Institute, a regionally accredited independent subsidiary, offers master's degrees in cyber 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. (www.SANS.org)

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