The System Administration and Network Security organization ( SANS ) will be organizing another training event this year this time in Sydney, Australia. The SANS conferences are great opportunities for young students to successfully develop their careers in cyber security because the courses thought during this events offer attendees great knowledge regarding cyber security and also offer them the possibility to obtain various renowned virtual protection certifications. As always, the courses will be held by the best System Administration and Network Security instructors and authors.
SANS Sydney 2011 will be taking place between the 11th and 19th of November in Sydney Australia and its venue will be luxurious Sydney Marriot Hotel. During this event students will get the chance to attend five different courses including security orientated ones like SEC – 401 System Administration and Network Security Essentials, network forensics ones like the FOR – 558 course and an audit one, AUD – 507: System, Network and Perimeter Audit.
To gain a better understanding of what is to be gained by participating in the Sydney System Administration and Network Security Conference here is a short presentation for each of the courses available for attendance during this event :
Security – 401, System Administration and Network Security Essential Information training with Bryce Galbrath, senior SANS instructor
Basically, this course will prepare everyone attending for the serious threats that have to be faced while having an important data security job. After the completion of this test you will be able to immediately put what you have learned to good use in real life situations. Also, you can be sure that this will be a big step forward in your cyber security career as you will gain important knowledge and have a serious advantage over the competition. If all this sounds too good to be true, you can verify it by reading the testimonies of past attendees on the SANS Facebook page for example.
Security – 660, Advanced Testing of Security Infrastructures, stopping Security Exploits and Logical Hacking with Stephen Simms, SANS certified instructor
The main goal of this course is to prepare students for the future wave of hacker attacks by identifying potential flaws in Network Infrastructures and covering these security holes before they can be exploited by hackers wanting to use them as means of infiltration. Attendance for this course should be comprised of IT Engineers, Incident Analyzers and Security Penetration Testers.
Security – 546, Internet Protocol version 6 Essentials with Paul Henry, SANS senior instructor
The goal of Sec 546 is to teach students everything they need to know when implementing or using the latest version of Internet Protocol. Even if you haven’t worked already with IPv6, you shouldn’t miss this opportunity to learn about it because it constitutes the future if IT networking.
Forensics 558 – Network Forensics with Paul Henry, SANS senior instructor
This course is all about tracking down hackers by identifying the traces they left when performing their malicious actions. Areas searched include proxies, IDS, firewalls or routers.