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SANS Industrial Control Systems (ICS) security summit and training event to be held in London

The ICS event will be the only opportunity for students to take the SEC562:CyberCity Hands-on Kinetic Cyber Range Exercise SANS Institute will be running a dedicated Industrial Control Systems (ICS) security summit and training event including the innovative SANS SEC562: CyberCity Hands-on Kinetic Cyber Range Exercise in London this September. Cybersecurity ICS London 2016 runs from 19th to 25th of September and kicks off with the ICS summit including presentations offering...

Wireless security skills need to prepare for the IoT age, says SANS Institute

There is disparity between the security of the different wireless standards, says Larry Pesce The proliferation of new Wireless communication technologies within consumer electronics and smart devices is overtaking the skills of the information security industry says Larry Pesce, a leading expert in the field and SANS instructor. Disparity in security “There is a great deal of disparity between the security of the different wireless standards particularly when you com...

SANS ICS Amsterdam 2016: Active defence and incident response course

SANS ICS will offer beginner, intermediate and advanced courses in cyber security, incident management and security essentials SANS Institute has announced a dedicated ICS security training event covering intermediary and advanced skills for practitioners along with a track for managers tasked with strategic planning, policy and leadership. SANS ICS course for active defence SANS ICS Amsterdam 2016 takes place from 18th to 22nd April 2016 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in the hea...

SANS announces speakers and agenda for its European Security Awareness Summit

Event offers practical & theory sessions by teams working inside leading European organisations SANS has announced the speakers and agenda for the upcoming European Security Awareness Summit in London this July offering a blend of practical and theoretical sessions delivered by teams working inside leading European organisations. “We have taken a different approach this year to increase the level of peer discussion by theming our groups around different subject...

SANS Secure Europe 2015 suggests security awareness programmes should be encouraged

The report found the top two challenges are employee engagement and lack of support from senior management Ahead of SANS Secure Europe 2015, the region’s largest annual InfoSec training event; Lance Spitzner, Director, SANS Institute suggests that the recent 2015 Security Awareness Report highlights that security awareness programmes are still in their infancy and many lack the soft skills needed to ensure successful implementation. Need for communication and an u...

SANS appoints Ben Kaintoch as its ICS Director for the EMEA region

Ben Kaintoch brings significant ICS security experience to SANS having worked with many of the world’s largest organisations SANS Institute, the world’s largest cybersecurity training and certification organisation, has announced the appointment of a dedicated ICS / SCADA Director for the EMEA region. Ben Kaintoch brings significant ICS security experience to SANS having worked with many of the world’s largest organisations whilst at QinetiQ, Lockheed Mar...

SANS Brussels 2015 now opens for registration

The 6-day SANS training event will contain a programme of evening talks and networking opportunities Registration has opened for SANS Brussels 2015, which will host four essential information security training courses at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel from Monday 26 to Saturday 31 January 2015. SANS’ 6-day training event held in the heart of Brussels will also contain a programme of evening talks and networking opportunities with SANS Instructors and industry lead...

SANS to offer information security courses in Estonia

The Sokos Hotel Viru will welcome students from the 1st to the 6th of September for the 6-day courses led by SANS Instructors SANS will be offering three vital information security courses in Estonia this September. The Sokos Hotel Viru in Tallinn will welcome students from the 1st to the 6th of September for the 6-day courses led by world-class SANS Instructors. SANS Institute provides intensive, immersion training courses designed to help infosec professionals master the...

SANS to host 2014 European ICS Security Summit alongside two training courses in Amsterdam

The Summit provides the opportunity to learn the challenging cyber security risks to control systems and the most effective defences SANS will be hosting the 2014 European ICS Security Summit alongside two training courses including SANS' new specialist ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials course in Amsterdam from 23rd to 27th of September. The two-day European Industrial Control Systems Security Summit will be chaired by Markus Braendle of ABB and brings together program ma...

SANS’s lead author Dr. Eric Cole to be honoured at Infosecurity Europe 2014

Infosecurity Europe celebrates the achievements of internationally recognised Information Security practitioners SANS Institute announces that SANS Fellow, Cyber Defense curriculum lead and course author Dr. Eric Cole is to be honoured with induction into the Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame at Infosecurity Europe 2014. The Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame celebrates the achievements of internationally recognised Information Security practitioners and advocates. Previous indu...

SANS to offer penetration test training at Secure Europe 2014

SANS’ courses will focus on penetration testing and ethical hacking SANS Institute will be offering a trio of penetration testing courses at mainland Europe’s largest InfoSec training event this May. Secure Europe 2014 will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in the heart of Amsterdam from the 10th till 24th of May 2014 running 9 training courses and 2 NetWars tournaments, NetWars tournaments are available free to any students taking a 6 day course. With strong regi...

SANS to host first SEC504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling training in Milan

SEC504 gives an in-depth insight into understanding attackers' tactics and strategies SANS Institute is hosting its hugely popular SEC504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling training for the first time in Milan. The course gives an in-depth insight into understanding attackers' tactics and strategies, enabling InfoSec professionals to find vulnerabilities and discover intrusions, whilst equipping response teams with a comprehensive incident-handling plan....