SANS to host cybersecurity training event

Set to run from 28 January to 2 February, 2017, SANS’ training event will comprise of three cyber security training courses.

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SANS to host cybersecurity training event Ned Baltagi, managing director, Middle East & Africa at SANS.
By  Alexander Sophoclis Pieri Published  December 12, 2016

SANS Institute, a global provider of information security training, has opened registrations for the upcoming SANS Dubai 2017 training event.

Running from 28 January to 2 February, 2017, the event will host three cyber-security training courses led by SANS instructors. The program will feature a mix of security content dedicated towards preparing IT professionals for handling ICS/SCADA, web app penetration testing, as well as activity involving continuous monitoring.

Ned Baltagi, managing director, Middle East & Africa at SANS, said: "The Middle East is facing an acute shortage of qualified and certified cyber security professionals. We are providing businesses with a convenient and effective means to rapidly ramp up the technical skill sets within their organisations."

He added: "SANS Dubai 2017 features courses that specifically address key security challenges that plague the region. These courses will impart a great deal of knowledge and real-world experience, and will best prepare attendees for the GMON, GWAPT and GICSP Certifications."

The upcoming training event will feature three courses: SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking; SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations; and ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials.

Established in 1989 as part of a cooperative research and education organisation, SANS Institute has been a globally recognised cyber security training and certification firm. The institute offers more than 50 different courses at more than 200 live cyber security training events held annually across the globe.

Participants can access further details and register for any course on https://www.sans.org/event/dubai-2017.

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