Cyber Defense Initiative (CDI) 2014

December 10 - 19 | Washington, DC
CDI 2014 features more than 30 hands-on cybersecurity courses. Understand how the newest cyber-attacks work and what you can do to prevent them or mitigate the damage. CDI is powered by NetWars-Tournament Play, and will include our third annual Tournament of Champions.

Get a MacBook Air or $800 Off Your Online Course!

For a limited time, get a MacBook Air, Toshiba Portégé Z30 or an $800 discount when you register for a qualifying Cyber Defense OnDemand or vLive online course!

Internal Threats - Focus on Inbound Detection

Cyber Defense Foundations: Learn the key security concepts (e.g., authentication and authorization) that will protect an organization against fraud, data breaches, or other misconduct.

Microsoft Patch Tuesday with Paul Henry

Microsoft has issued 14 bulletins this Patch Tuesday covering 4 Critical issues and 8 important, 8 Important and only 2 Moderate issues. The details include:
  • Critical issues impacting Internet Explorer, Windows OLE, and XML Core Services
  • Important issues on .Net Framework, TCP/IP, and Microsoft Office
  • While only two moderate issues, one could allow a Denial of Service (DoS) attack

CISSP(R) Get Certified Program

MGT414: SANS(R) +S(TM) Training Program for the CISSP(R) Certification Exam: Don't just plan to take the exam, plan to pass it!
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Mission Statement

It seems wherever you turn organizations are being broken into and the fundamental question that everyone wants to know is Why? Why do some organizations get broken into and others do not. Our mission is to teach you the right things that need to be done to keep an organization secure.

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Security is always changing and SANS recognizes that after class students will still need to learn. The SANS Computer Security Community offers information security professionals an opportunity to learn, discuss, and share current developments in the field outside of the classroom. It also provides information regarding security training, certification, and events.

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Author Statement

Cyber security should be interesting, exciting, engaging and most important fun. You are going to spend a lot of time working, so you should always have a job you love to do. I love my job because it is an amazing feeling when you can actually help someone. Read More