Testimonials

Testimonials

SEC504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling

"It's great to understand how hackers are exploiting a variety of systems. Learning how to prevent these as best as possible is imperative to protect key systems and resources. Sec 504 course concepts are great." - Samantha Hanagan, Texel Tek

"Having a better understanding of the techniques used against you helps make a better defense. Ed's real-world experiences that he relates in each session are invaluable for someone with less experience, such as myself." - Tim Dunaway, U. S. Army Corps of Engineer

"I learned a lot about policy I would never even have thought to learn before." - Zane Markel, United States Naval Academy

"Fantastic learning experience. So much information presented in an understandable manner." - Scotlyn Monk, Ingalls Information Security

SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking

"This has really opened my eyes to how people target applications and the users of those applications." - Jeff Cannon, Alfa Insurance

"Tremendous class, opens my eyes on the vulnerabilities that are present in websites. We need to know what hackers really know." - Don Brown, Lockheed Martin

"As a developer, this class gives me good insight on possible attack methods against my apps, and also hopefully at completion. I will be prepared to test my company's internal apps." - Ray LeBlanc, ESET

SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking

"I think this is the only course that will give you first hand pen-testing experience." - Deepak Purbia, Colt Technology Services

"I have been to other tool based classes, but never has so much emphasis been placed on understanding what the tool does instead of just how to run it�great job." - Steven Lindquist, USAF

"Very well balanced between lecture, group work, exercises and hands-on training." - Matthew G. Miller, USMA, D/EECS

"The importance this course covers is vital for today's pen testing. Covering topics that discuss things well before hands on keyboards is important for the furthering of this profession." - Mike Laws, United States Naval Academy

"560 provides a solid basis for understanding the concepts, methods and tools available to hackers, and is valuable not only to pen testers, but also to anyone involved in IT or IT security." - Chris Sell, SunGuard

"This (my first SANS course) is the best training course I've ever taken in 20 years of IT work. I am very impressed, and look forward to taking more courses." - Justin Brown, OOK Consulting

SEC575: Mobile Device Security and Ethical Hacking

"With the mad rush towards mobile device adoption at the point of sale and industry regulations and laws struggle to keep up; thank goodness SANS helps companies maintain secure operations." - Dean Altman, Discount Tire

"Anyone supporting or administering a mobile environment should take this course. Tons of valuable information!" - Randy Pauli, Chelan County PUD

SEC617: Wireless Ethical Hacking, Penetration Testing, and Defenses

"This is my 8th class with SANS and they just keep getting better." - Todd Beadle, Advanced Auto Parts

"It is hands down the most comprehensive class I have ever taken." - Joe Mitchell, Central Michigan University

"The course struck a good balance between theory and practice, presenting relevant tools in the context of the theory and technique of attack and analysis." - Jennifer Peterson, State Department

"Excellent material and instruction. Doesn't simply explain what the vulnerabilities are but what deep down makes it - vulnerability (crypto, etc)." - Luke Baden, USN

"This module is crucial for the pentester - attacking clients. Knowledge transfer for this module is invaluable for auditing these vectors for ways into a network." - Mark Arnold, TJX Corp

SEC642: Advanced Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking

"Great way to take your testing to the next level. Can't wait to try everything when I get back to work" - Sara Dunnack, Aetna

SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploits, and Ethical Hacking

"This was an excellent course and highly recommended for the advanced pen tester." - Cesar Esteban, Golden Gate University

"This course does a great job of teaching exploits and methodology, and then testing your knowledge with real world scenarios." - Steven Robinson, Avanade Corporation

"This segment of the course does a good job demonstrating what it takes to become part of the top 1% of the field." - Adam Mccasland, Costco Wholesale

"Up-to-date hands-on content left me feeling confident I could start to apply my new skills back in the office." - Troy Takaki, Hawaiian Airlines

SEC580: Metasploit Kung Fu for Enterprise Pen Testing

"Must need for metasploit users and managers that want to know metasploit." - Carl Agbayani, GD NASSCO