Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Community SANS Security 401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style in Boulder, Colorado - Discount Code!

I will be teaching (!) SANS Security 401 in Boulder, Colorado this Oct. 19 - 24th, 2009. This is a great "intro" class for folks starting out in computer and network security. The course covers the most common issues facing computer security professionals today. It's both broad and deep in it's scope of information. The course is broken out into the following daily topics:

Day 1: Networking Concepts
Day 2: Defense In-Depth
Day 3: Internet Security Technologies
Day 4: Secure Communications
Day 5: Windows Security
Day 6: Linux Security

Follow the links above for more detail on the topics covered for each day.

I'm working on getting some guest speakers for the lunch breaks covering more advanced topics. If you know of any folks local to the Boulder area that would be interesting to hear from, let me know!

Discount Code: If you use the discount code COINS-RF when registering, you'll get a 10% discount off the price of the course. Need a bigger discount? Contact me at rfifarek at sans DOT org for more information.

Department of Defense employees and contractors: Please note that the Security 401 SANS Security Essentials course prepares you to pass the GSEC and S+ certifications. These are two of the certifications which meet the requirements listed in DoD directive 8570.1 for IAT Level II employees and contractors. For details, click on


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