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SANS will return to Monterey in 2013 with six outstanding courses and SANS top instructors. Join us for SANS Monterey 2013 on March 22-March 27! Enhance your skills by taking advantage of this hands-on training presented by security industry icons and loaded with practical tools and cutting-edge information. You'll see why SANS is the most trusted source in computer security training, certification, and research.

Our campus, the Monterey Marriott, is located near Carmel by the Sea and is within walking distance of the Monterey Peninsula and the area's family activities and top attractions. Cannery Row, with its shopping and dining, is a short drive away. Some Monterey attractions are:

The Monterey Aquarium - one of the largest in North America
Scuba diving and classes at San Carlos State Beach
Cannery Row
A diversity of marine life, including sea lions, sea otters, harbor seals, bat rays, kelp forests, pelicans, dolphins, and whales!
Monterey is near Carmel, Big Sur, Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach along the Monterey Peninsula of the Central California Pacific Coast
Daily average high temperatures in the 60s

A special discount rate of $159 S/D will be honored at the Monterey Marriott based on space availability, and this rate includes high-speed Internet in your room. Government per diem rooms are available with proper ID; you must call the hotel and specifically ask for this rate. Make your reservations now, as this special rate is only available through February 28, 2013.

Here's what SANS Monterey 2012 alumni have said about the value of SANS training:

"Sec401 was the best and clearest explanation of buffer overflows and format string attacks I've ever heard." - Alex Farmer, USCC

"Fantastic class! Fantastic Instructor! I have taken six SANS classes, I have not had a bad experience yet, they are just so professionally done!" - Tom Cook, United States Military Academy

"I learn something new every conference. What you learn does apply to work and does work." - David Fava, Boeing

"Excellent information that I will be able to quickly apply back in the office." - Gregory Fellin, UC Merced

Four of our courses offered at SANS Monterey 2013 are associated with a GIAC Certification. Put the skills you'll learn to practical use and join more than 45,000 GIAC certified professionals who make the Infosec industry safe! Visit the GIAC Roadmap for more information and register for your certification attempt today.

Earn your Master's Degree at SANS Technology Institute (STI). Take classes in Information Security Management (MSISM) or Engineering (MSISE). Click here for the downloadable Application form. Apply today!

 "I have attended many conferences, SANS are well above the rest." says Kenton Groombridge, US Army.
 Come see for yourself - register today for SANS Monterey 2013.

- Receive a discount of up to $500 for any full course paid for by Wednesday, January 30, 2013.
- Receive a discount of up to $250 for any full course paid for by Wednesday, February 13, 2013.
- No refunds available after Wednesday, February 27, 2013.


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