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Keynote Speakers Announced for SANS Cyber Solutions Fest

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:20pm

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training and certifications, announced the keynote speakers for SANS Cyber Solutions Fest, a free two-day virtual event on October 21-22, 2021covering four cybersecurity focus areas: Threat Hunting, SOC/SOAR, MITRE ATT&ACK Framework, and Cloud Security.

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  • BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training and certifications, announced the keynote speakers for SANS Cyber Solutions Fest, a free two-day virtual event on October 21-22, 2021covering four cybersecurity focus areas: Threat Hunting, SOC/SOAR, MITRE ATT&ACK Framework, and Cloud Security.
  • SANS Cyber Solutions Fest will share the latest solutions, tools, and techniques to combat today's cybersecurity threats
    As a result of the recent Executive Order (EO), many U.S. federal agencies are trying to quickly determine next steps in their Zero Trust journey.
  • GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, validates practitioner skills through more than 35 hands-on, technical certifications in cyber security .
  • The SANS Technology Institute, a regionally accredited independent subsidiary, offersa master's degree, graduate certificates, and an undergraduate certificate in cyber security.

Nominations Now Open for the SANS 2021 Difference Makers Awards

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 1:45pm

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training and certifications, today announced the call for nominations for the SANS 2021 Difference Makers Awards is now open.

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  • BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training and certifications, today announced the call for nominations for the SANS 2021 Difference Makers Awards is now open.
  • SANS is accepting nominations for individuals, teams and groups from within the SANS community who have implemented security processes or technology in 2021 that resulted in meaningful and measurable advances in security.
  • "SANS Difference Makers have gone on to both raise the bar on cybersecurity and inspire others to do so, as well."
  • To learn more about the SANS Difference Makers Awards, visit: https://www.sans.org/about/awards/difference-makers/2021/?msc-difference...
    The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization.

CyberSN and the SANS Institute to Form a Strategic Industry Partnership

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 2:00pm

It has never been more difficult for companies to find, hire, and retain these highly trained professionals.

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  • It has never been more difficult for companies to find, hire, and retain these highly trained professionals.
  • The SANS Institute announced the expansion of their Cyber Workforce Academy and EARN Maryland (MD) Cybersecurity and Information Technology Industry grant initiative on August 3, 2021.
  • See the SANS Cyber Talent Academy website or their listing in the CyberSN Provider Exchange for more information or to apply.
  • GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, validates practitioner skills through more than 35 hands-on, ANSI accredited technical certifications in cyber security .

SANS Institute Introduces #SecureTheFamily Campaign To Help Protect Families Online

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 1:30pm

Our children are super savvy about the latest model of mobile phone, while our aging parents need help with theirs.

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  • Our children are super savvy about the latest model of mobile phone, while our aging parents need help with theirs.
  • "Risks to our digital safety are everywhere, but there are steps you can take to protect yourself and your family.
  • Ms. Mahalik developed the SANS Security Awareness curriculum for #SecureTheFamily with practical advice on securing personal devices and data and how to keep families safe online.
  • GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, validates practitioner skills through more than 35 hands-on, technical certifications in cyber security .

Leidos And SANS Institute Collaborate To Offer Training For The Cyberedge Academy

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:45pm

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SANS Institute ("SANS") is proud to work with Leidos, a Fortune 500 technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader in thecivil, defense, health, andintelligence markets,to deliver cybersecuritytraining and certifications for the Leidos CyberEDGE Academy.

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  • BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SANS Institute ("SANS") is proud to work with Leidos, a Fortune 500 technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader in thecivil, defense, health, andintelligence markets,to deliver cybersecuritytraining and certifications for the Leidos CyberEDGE Academy.
  • SANS is excited to collaborate with Leidos to train students from a non-tech background and address the talent shortage.
  • The Leidos CyberEDGE Academy has successfully completed three cohort programs with over 50 graduates and will be expanding further over the next several years.
  • The Academy program is open to Leidos employees and external candidates who meet program requirements.

Keystone Expands C-Suite with Four New Executives

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 4:15pm

President & CEO, David E. Boedker, Sr. today announced four new executives to Keystones executive leadership team, to meet those demands.

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  • President & CEO, David E. Boedker, Sr. today announced four new executives to Keystones executive leadership team, to meet those demands.
  • Together, they bring a depth of experience, knowledge, and perspicacity that strengthen our executive leadership team and will help propel Keystone forward.
  • Brian joined Keystone in 2006 to lead development of specialty programs within the property and casualty division.
  • About Keystone Insurers Group (Keystone) -- Keystone started in 1983 when four independent insurance agencies teamed up to pool their experience and expertise.

SANS Institute Launches "New2Cyber" Curriculum To Help Professionals Kickstart Careers In Cybersecurity

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:45pm

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today SANS Institute launches New2Cyber , a new curriculum proven to help non-technical professionals enter the cybersecurity field.

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  • BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today SANS Institute launches New2Cyber , a new curriculum proven to help non-technical professionals enter the cybersecurity field.
  • Through New2Cyber, SANS aims to help close the cybersecurity skills gap and provide a career development roadmap for professionals seeking to enter the cybersecurity field for the first time.
  • "The demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals is higher than ever and the New2Cyber curriculum is designed to help grow the cybersecurity workforce," said James Lyne, Chief Technology Officer, Certified Instructor and course author for SANS Institute.
  • To learn more about how to kickstart a career in cybersecurity through SANS Institute's New2Cyber curriculum, visit www.sans.org/new2cyber or reach out to new2cyber@sans.org .

Build A Security Operations Career with GIAC's New Cyber Security Certification

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 1:30pm

For this reason, building a career focused on blue team security operations is a smart move for cyber practitioners today.

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  • For this reason, building a career focused on blue team security operations is a smart move for cyber practitioners today.
  • The GIAC Security Operations Certified (GSOC) certification is designed to confirm that practitioners are well-versed in theessential blue team incident response tools and techniques needed to run a security operations center (SOC).
  • Get GSOC certified today to prove you have what it takes to build your security operations career.
  • GIAC Certifications is a cyber security certification body known for providing the highest standard in information security certification.

Nozomi Networks-Sponsored SANS Survey Finds Cyber Threats to OT Environments Continue to Rise–Severity Reaches All-Time High

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 7:00pm

In response, a growing majority of organizations have significantly matured their security postures since the last SANS OT/ICS survey in 2019.

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  • In response, a growing majority of organizations have significantly matured their security postures since the last SANS OT/ICS survey in 2019.
  • The Nozomi Networks-sponsored survey echoes Nozomi Networks own experiences with customers worldwide.
  • Cyber threats to OT environments continue to rise and threat severity is at an all-time high.
  • This years survey found most organizations are taking ICS threats seriously and making solid progress in maturing their security postures to address them.

Secure Public Cloud Platforms with GIAC's New Cyber Security Certification

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 11:21pm

In particular, the need for Azure security, Google Cloud security, and public cloud security abilities will be among the fastest-growing skills in the industry.

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  • In particular, the need for Azure security, Google Cloud security, and public cloud security abilities will be among the fastest-growing skills in the industry.
  • To be at the forefront of this wave, and to secure your place as the go-to public cloud security expert at any enterprise, prove you've got the necessary skillset with the NEW GIAC Public Cloud Security (GPCS) certification .
  • The GIAC Public Cloud Security (GPCS) certification is designed to confirm that practitioners are well-versed in thebig 3 cloud platformsand have the ability to defend the data and infrastructure in each.
  • GIAC Certifications is a cyber security certification body known for providing the highest standard in information security certification.