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Major Update to SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling

SEC504 has been completely updated and contains over 70% new content. Completely updated Incident Response section, new Defense Spotlight daily sections detailing techniques with labs, 20+ hands-on lab hours in the course, entirely new CTF with 5x the targets, and MITRE ATT&CK integration throughout.

Free Community Resources

SANS instructors produce thousands of free content-rich resources for the information security community. These resources are aimed to provide the latest in research and technology available to help support awareness and growth across a wide range of IT and OT security considerations.

SEC588: Cloud Penetration Testing - Now Available OnDemand

SEC588 dives into topics like cloud based microservices, in-memory data stores, serverless functions, Kubernetes meshes, and containers, as well as identifying and testing in cloud-first and cloud-native applications. You will learn specific tactics for penetration testing in Azure and AWS along with the specialized skill-set it takes to truly assess and report on the risk that an organization faces in the cloud.

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Mission Statement

To give Security Professionals the tools and expertise they need to conduct high-value penetration testing focused on discovering and exploiting vulnerabilities to determine and reduce business risk. Read More

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What is High-Value Penetration Testing and Why Is It Important?

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Curriculum Lead - Stephen Sims

"The SANS family of Instructors bring an incredible amount of worldwide, real-time practical experience into the classroom and have both a passion and a gift for helping students master complex subject matter. They are true leaders in the information security space. Each instructor starts with and continues perpetually on a rigorous vetting process to ensure their expertise and values align with our mission to strengthen enterprise and global information security." Read More