SANS opens registrations for Nordic information security training

SANS opens registrations for Nordic information security training

Stockholm and Oslo training events offer Forensics, Penetration Testing, and SANS’ highly popular Security Essentials track during March

SANS Institute will be offering four world-class training courses running simultaneously in Norway and Sweden from March 23rd to 28th to provide the opportunity to take some of SANS most important courses and to network with peers and SANS industry experts.

SANS Stockholm 2015 will host the popular SANS SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking that prepares students to conduct successful penetration testing and ethical hacking tasks. The course starts with proper planning, scoping and recon, and then dives deep into scanning, target exploitation, password attacks, and wireless and web apps with detailed hands-on exercises and practical tips for doing the job safely and effectively.

The event will also run FOR508: Advanced Computer Forensic Analysis and Incident Response led by renowned SANS Instructor, Rob Lee. The course has been updated to reflect the continuing increase in sophisticated attacks against nearly every type of organization.

SANS Oslo 2015 will be offering SANS SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking that provides the opportunity to understand and learn web app vulnerabilities in-depth with tried-and-true techniques for finding them using a structured testing regime. Through detailed, hands-on exercises and training, attendees learn a four-step process for Web application penetration testing.

The Oslo event will also run the popular SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style providing an opportunity to learn the language and underlying theory of computer security. The updated course also includes essential, up-to-the-minute knowledge and skills required for people responsible for securing systems and organisations.

All courses in Stockholm and Oslo are associated with GIAC certification and an early registration discount is available for registrations made before 4th February, 2105. For more information, please visit and

About SANS Institute

The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. SANS is the most trusted and, by far, the largest provider of training and certification to professionals at governments and commercial institutions world-wide. Renowned SANS instructors teach over 50 different courses at more than 200 live cyber security training events as well as online. GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, validates employee qualifications via 27 hands-on, technical certifications in information security. The SANS Technology Institute, a regionally accredited independent subsidiary, offers master’s degrees in cybersecurity. SANS offers a myriad of free resources to the InfoSec community including consensus projects, research reports, and newsletters; it also operates the Internet’s early warning system–the Internet Storm Center. At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners, representing varied global organizations from corporations to universities, working together to help the entire information security community. (

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