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SANS Announces its Return to Baltimore Maryland for Cyber Security Training Event

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 8, 2018 -- SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, today announced SANS Baltimore Spring 2018 taking place April 21 – 28 in Maryland. SANS Baltimore Spring 2018 features courses designed to help security professionals at every level to continually develop and sharpen their skills to stay ahead of adversaries. Included among the course line-up is the popular SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling course.

According to Alissa Torres, Incident Response Manager at Cargill and a SANS Certified Instructor (@sibertor), "The SEC504 class embodies the 'offense informs defense' ethos, shedding light on offensive tactics to ramp up the blue team professional with approachable hands-on exercises. For practitioners working in the offensive space, SEC504 reveals forensic artifacts left behind by today's attacks and lateral movement techniques and the successful defensive strategies that counter these tactics. Join me in Baltimore where I will tear into the tools that make threat actors' newest attacks doable, diving into not only how these tools work but also why an attacker chooses to implement them."

For additional information on the SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling course, or to register, visit:

SANS Baltimore Spring 2018 features hands-on immersion style courses covering a variety of security topics.  Those new to cyber security will benefit from the SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style course. More seasoned professionals will appreciate courses like SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth, SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking, SEC575: Mobile Device Security and Ethical Hacking, and many others.

For a complete list of courses, or to register for SANS Baltimore Spring 2018, please visit:

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. (


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