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REN-ISAC / SANS discount window for security awareness and technical training closing Jan 31
Greetings, Just a quick reminder that the winter window is closing Jan 31 for purchase of discounted SANS security technical and awareness training through the REN-ISAC partnership with SANS. Overview information is provided below and at our web site. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for the community engagement and support of REN-ISAC! Sincerely, Doug Pearson Technical Director, REN-ISAC http://www.ren-isac.net 24x7 Watch Desk +1(317)278-6630 ----- SANS and REN-ISAC are partnering to bring exceptional security awareness and technical training to the education community at substantially discounted pricing. The special pricing is available during a purchase commitment window, December 1 through January 31, for: - SANS Securing The Human end user security awareness training - SANS Securing The Human Developer training - SANS OnDemand technical training & GIAC certification - SANS NetWars interactive technical skills challenges The SANS and REN-ISAC partnership creates economies of scale for purchasing at a significant discount during specific time frames (60-day windows of opportunity). The special pricing is available to staff, faculty, and undergraduate students at higher education institutions, and K-12 teachers and students. Details about the program and access to a web cast held on November 19th discussing these special offerings can be found at: http://www.ren-isac.net/programs/sans.html Questions can be directed to email@example.com About the training ================== Securing the Human provides extensive employee security awareness training that targets today's weakest link in enterprise security â€“ the human. Online training modules cover topics such as social engineering, using e-mail safely, smartphone security and FERPA. The special pricing is a limited-time opportunity. During this window, the price is $1.75 per user for a 1-year license (minimum order $2,100) or $3.00 per user for a 2-year license (minimum order $3,600). Securing The Human Developer provides training for those involved in the software development process and addresses numerous issues including injection flaws, cross-site scripting, cross-site request forgery, transport layer protection and more - there are currently 13 modules in all. During this window, the aggregate-purchase price is $250 per person for a 1-year license (minimum order $2,500). OnDemand technical training provides a choice from more than 40 SANS courses that can be accessed from a PC or iPad, such as: SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style SEC504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking FOR508: Advanced Computer Forensic Analysis and Incident Response MGT414: SANS +S Training Program for the CISSP Certification Exam Each course is taught by one of the top SANS instructors using a mix of slides, video demonstrations, interactive labs and assessment tests. The student will have four months of access to the OnDemand course. During this window, the price for a SANS OnDemand course is $2,150 and the GIAC exam price is $579 when bundled with a course (minimum order $6,450). NetWars is a hands-on, interactive learning environment that enables information security professionals to develop and master the skills they need to excel in their field through a series of challenge exercises. During this window, the price for NetWars is $1,350 per person when bundled with an OnDemand order. Visit http://www.ren-isac.net/sans/ for more information on these offerings and instructions to register. About the Partners ================== REN-ISAC's mission is to aid and promote cyber security operational protection and response within the higher education and research (R&E) communities. The mission is conducted within the context of a private community of trusted representatives at member institutions, and in service to the R&E community at-large. REN-ISAC serves as the R&E trusted partner for served networks, the formal ISAC community, and in commercial, governmental, and private security information sharing relationships. The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. Its programs now reach more than 165,000 security professionals around the world. A range of individuals, from auditors and network administrators to chief information security officers, are sharing the lessons they learn and are jointly finding solutions to the challenges they face. At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners in varied global organizations from corporations to universities working together to help the entire information security community. -o0o- ********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/discuss.