Learn the most effective steps to prevent attacks and detect adversaries with actionable techniques that you can directly apply when you get back to work. Learn tips and tricks from the experts so that you can win the battle against the wide range of cyber adversaries that want to harm your environment. SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style is focused on teaching you the essential information security skills and techniques you need to protect and secure your organization's critical information assets and business systems. Our course will show you how to prevent your organization's security problems from being headline news in the Wall Street Journal! "Prevention is Ideal but Detection is a Must." With the rise in advanced persistent threats, it is almost inevitable that organizations will be targeted. Whether the attacker is successful in penetrating an organization's network depends on the effectiveness of the organization's defense. Defending against attacks is an ongoing challenge, with new threats emerging all of the time, including the next generation of threats. Organizations need to understand what really works in cybersecurity. What has worked, and will always work, is taking a risk-based approach to cyber defense. Before your organization spends a dollar of its IT budget or allocates any resources or time to anything in the name of cybersecurity, three questions must be answered:
Security is all about making sure you focus on the right areas of defense. In SEC401 you will learn the language and underlying theory of computer and information security. You will gain the essential and effective security knowledge you will need if you are given the responsibility for securing systems and/or organizations. This course meets both of the key promises SANS makes to our students: (1) You will learn up-to-the-minute skills you can put into practice immediately upon returning to work; and (2) You will be taught by the best security instructors in the industry.
To develop effective security metrics that provide a focused playbook that IT can implement, auditors can validate, and executives can understand To analyze and assess the risk to your environment in order to drive the creation of a security roadmap that focuses on the right areas of security Practical tips and tricks to focus in on high-priority security problems within your organization and on doing the right things that will lead to security solutions that work Why some organizations are winning and some are losing when it comes to security and, most importantly, how to be on the winning side The core areas of security and how to create a security program that is anchored on PREVENT-DETECT-RESPOND. Learn to build a security roadmap that can scale today and into the future.
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