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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 Institute Launches CyberTalent Assessments Management Tool For Security Professionals

The SANS Institute has launched CyberTalent Assessments, a new management tool that helps to validate the skills of information security professionals. As part of a recruitment process, CyberTalent Assessments helps Recruitment and HR professionals and recruitment agencies to save time, reduce administrative efforts and increase the pool of qualified candidates. Powered by Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) based exam questions, SANS CyberTalent Assessments can provide benchmarks...

SANS Institute’s Professor Highlights Ways To Improve Intrusion Detection

Dr. Ullrich points to various techniques such as netflow analysis as useful skills that can help detect intrusion As network speeds increase with new technologies and demand, real time packet inspection is simply not sufficient to deal with cyber-attacks. According to Dr. Johannes Ullrich, Dean of Research and a faculty member of the SANS Technology Institute, “Faster networks are making it harder for intrusion detection techniques to keep up with the threats. Instead or...

The SANS Institute To Host Critical Security Controls International Summit In London

The Summit focuses baseline of information security measures and controls to improve cyber defense The SANS Institute will be hosting the Critical Security Controls International Summit in London from May 1st to May 2nd at the London Hilton on Park Lane hotel. The Summit focuses on the Critical Security Controls that the British government's Center for the Protection of National Infrastructure describes as the "baseline of high-priority information security measures and contro...

SANS Institute Organises Webcasts To Help SME's Improve Information Security And Reduce Risk

   SANS' webcast series aims to empower SMEs to make good risk management decisions "Millions of small businesses assume that Information security is just too complex," explains Jim Herbeck, an instructor for the SANS Institute. "But by breaking down the complete process into smaller, bite sized chunks using the same best practice favoured by larger organizations, SMEs (Small Medium Enterprises) should understand that having good information security is a very realist...

SANS To Hold Virtualisation Security Fundamentals Training Sessions In London

 The course extends past server layer with material covering virtualisation networking techniques in detailThe SANS Institute has added Security 577 Virtualisation Security Fundamentals to the line-up for SANS 2011 following popular demand. On its European début last year, the course completely sold out in record time and received some of the highest feedback scores across the event. The rapid adoption of virtualisation over the last few years has led to a growing realisation that pr...