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SANS Austin 2014
We invite you to SANS Austin 2014 starting in late April. You will find security and forensics courses taught by real-world practitioners who are the best at ensuring you not only learn the material, but that you can apply it immediately when you return to the office. Available Courses: SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth - Mike Poor SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style - Dr. Eric Cole SEC504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling - Bryce Galbraith SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Twenty Critical Security Controls - In-Depth - Kevin Fiscus Most of our courses are associated with a GIAC Certification that will set you apart and gain you the respect of your boss and your peers. Top 3 Reasons to Earn Your GIAC Certification: - Managers use certifications to ensure job candidates possess in-depth technical skills - GIAC Certifications help IT Security professionals earn promotions and raises faster - The process of preparing for a GIAC certification helps you to learn more detailed technical subject matter "The GIAC certification has enabled me to take the next step in my Information Security career. It has allowed me to prove that my value was more than just that of a security-minded Sys Admin." - J. Klein, Enterprise Information System, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Some of our courses can also be used as credit for two possible master's degrees from the SANS Technology Institute (STI). This accredited program offers a Master of Science Degree in Information Security Engineering (MSISE) or Master of Science Degree in Information Security Management (MSISM), both of which were designed specifically to develop the technically proficient cybersecurity leaders so desperately needed today by government and commercial organizations. Enroll today! Our campus, Omni Austin Hotel Downtown, is in the city that is known as the "Live Music Capital of the World." A special discount rate of $209 S/D will be honored at the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown based on space availability, and this rate includes high-speed Internet in your room. Government per diem rooms are available with proper ID; you must call the hotel and specifically ask for this rate. Make your reservations now, as this special rate is only available through April 4, 2014. With more than 100 locations that feature music, you are sure to find the entertainment that you enjoy. Choose from jazz and rock, or blues, country, reggae, or Tejano. Average temperatures in late April and early May are in the 80s! Some highlights that are close to the hotel include: Dining & Entertainment: 6th Street Entertainment District (restaurants & clubs)â€“ 1 block 4th Street Warehouse District (upscale restaurants & clubs) - 4 blocks Station Square - 1 mile Eddie V's Edgewater Grill (steak, seafood and Jazz music) - 4 blocks Fleming's Steakhouse (fine dining) - 6 blocks Hut's (hamburgers and shakes) - 1 mile Hula Hut (Tex Mex with Asian Pacific flare) - 3 miles Arts & Culture: Paramount Theatre - 1 block State Theatre - 1 block O. Henry Home and Museum - 3 blocks Austin Children's Museum - 7 blocks Austin Music Hall - 1 mile Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum - 1 mile Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum - 2.5 miles Austin Museum of Art at Laguna Gloria - 5.5 miles Outdoor Recreation Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail - 7 blocks Congress Avenue Bridge (home of the Mexican bats) - 7 blocks Barton Springs (natural spring pool and park) - 2 miles Zilker Park - 2.5 miles Lake Travis - 12 miles Mt. Bonnell - 15 minutes Here's what SANS alumni have said about the value of SANS training: "SEC401 was the best and clearest explanation of buffer overflows and format string attacks I've ever heard." - Alex Farmer, USCC "Fantastic class! Fantastic Instructor! I have taken six SANS classes, I have not had a bad experience yet, they are just so professionally done!" - Tom Cook, United States Military Academy "I learn something new every training event. What you learn does apply to work and does work." - David Fava, Boeing "Excellent information that I will be able to quickly apply back in the office." - Gregory Fellin, UC Merced "I have attended many conferences, SANS are well above the rest." says Kenton Groombridge, US Army. Come see for yourself - register today for SANS Austin 2014.
- Receive a discount of up to $400 for any full course paid for by Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - Receive a discount of up to $250 for any full course paid for by Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - No refunds available after Wednesday, April 9, 2014.