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Classroom training in Saudi Arabia to mitigate cyber-attacks

The courses will cover essentials as well as in-depth hands-on trainings on key topics of network forensics and analytics. (File photo: AP)

Come 6-11 May and Riyadh will host instructor-led classroom training sessions in order to prevent and mitigate the impact of cyber-attacks. To be organized by SANS Institute, an information security training provider, the training session will feature four courses.

According to a statement released here, these courses will cover cyber security essentials as well as in-depth hands-on trainings on the key topics of network forensics and analytics, hacker tools and techniques, and penetration testing and ethical hacking.

“Cyber security is a hot topic in Saudi Arabia as the country has been the epicenter of multiple large-scale politically and financially motivated attacks,” said Ned Baltagi, Managing Director, Middle East & Africa at SANS.

GIAC certification

Each of these courses prepares students to take the associated GIAC certification exams.

“Now for the first time, organizations in the Kingdom will be able to avail of our expertly-led world-class cyber security courses at a SANS Training Event. We have specifically designed the trainings to tackle real-world scenarios so attendees will be prepared to handle the complex cyber challenges that have plagued the country in recent years,” Ned said.

Advanced Network Forensics and Analysis will provide attendees with the critical skills needed to mount efficient and effective post-incident response investigations.

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Last Update: Tuesday, 11 April 2017 KSA 16:44 - GMT 13:44
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