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SANS is coming back to the Pacific Northwest in October for SANS Seattle 2012! We are bringing our top IT Audit, IT security, and Forensics courses and top instructors to Seattle on October 14 - 21. Register by September 5 and save $500.
The following courses are being offered at SANS Seattle 2012:

Audit 507: Auditing Networks, Perimeters, and Systems * (GSNA) with Tanya Baccam
Security 401: SANS Security Essentials Bootcamp Style * (GSEC) with Chris Christianson
Security 505: Securing Windows * (GCWN) with Jason Fossen
Security 560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking (GPEN) with John Strand
Forensics 508: Advanced Computer Forensic Analysis and Incident Response (GCFA) with Michael Murr
Forensics 610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques (GREM) with Hal Pomeranz

* Courses that align with the DoD 8570 Directive

All of the courses above are associated with a GIAC Certification as identified by the letters in parentheses. Complete your SANS training experience with a GIAC certification attempt; put the skills you'll learn to practical use and join nearly 42,500 GIAC certified professionals who make the Infosec industry safe. Visit the GIAC Certifications Roadmap page for more information and to 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!

Our campus for SANS Seattle 2012 is the Renaissance Seattle Hotel in the heart of downtown. A special discount rate of $165 S/D will be honored based on space availability. Government per diem rooms are available with proper ID; you will need to call reservations and ask for the SANS government rate. These rates include high speed Internet in your room. Make your reservations now as this special rate is only available through September 21.

The Renaissance Seattle Hotel is just minutes away from both Qwest and Safeco Fields. Pike Place Market with its many unique stores is also nearby. This hotel features views of the city skyline, Puget Sound, and the Cascade and Olympic Mountains. It is convenient to the Sea-Tac airport and has easy access to major freeways. Also in and unique to Seattle is the Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame (abbreviated as EMP/SFM). While it isn't close to the hotel, public transportation makes it an easy destination. For more information, see http://www.empmuseum.org/index.asp. Seattle is the northernmost major city in the contiguous United States and is well known for the beauty of its surrounding. In October, Seattle has highs near 60 degrees and lows in the 40s.

"Brilliant course (SEC505), a great mixture of on-the-spot learning combined with more than enough 'further study needed' challenges to research back at home." - Richard George, MOD

"SANS instructors are always top notch, Jason is no exception." - Randy Hensel, Coffey Communications

"A great eye-opener and skill to work on for a long time coming! Instructor's ability to explain and keep the attention of a varied group is awesome! Not to mention he really knows this stuff!." - Lucille Figini, Boeing

"SANS always has the most technical and hands-on courses out of all the training centers." - Cynthia Jones, USAA

To follow or tweet about this event, use the hashtag #sansseattle. Follow SANS at @SANSInstitute

"If you want to be good at something, learn from the best." - Adino Namchu, IntelleSecure

With a reputation for being the most trusted source for information security training and an eagerness to help you meet your training objectives, SANS is the best choice for IT security education. Don't miss this special SANS training event in Seattle this October! We hope to see you there.

- Register & pay for any five- or six-day course by Wednesday, September 5, 2012, to receive up to a $500.00 discount. (Five- and six-day courses are noted by **.)
- Register & pay for any five- or six-day course by Wednesday, September 19, 2012, to receive up to a $250.00 discount. (Five- and six-day courses are noted by **.)
- No Refunds after Wednesday, September 26, 2012.
- Discount applies to five- and six-day courses only.

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