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Highly discounted security awareness and technical training from SANS and REN-ISAC partnership
From: Doug Pearson <dodpears () REN-ISAC NET>
Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2012 17:17:35 -0500

SANS and REN-ISAC are partnering to bring exceptional security awareness
and technical training to the education community at substantially
discounted pricing.

An interactive webcast is scheduled for December 18 to explain the
program and provide opportunity for Q&A.

The special pricing is available during a purchase commitment window,
January 1 through February 28, for:

   - SANS Securing The Human security awareness training, and
   - SANS NetWars interactive technical skills challenges

In addition, a second window will occur during June 1 - July 31, for:

   - SANS Securing The Human security awareness training, and
   - SANS OnDemand & GIAC, technical training & certification

The SANS and REN-ISAC partnership creates economies of scale for
purchasing at a significant (75% - 90%) 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 are at:

For more information on these programs, visit the REN-ISAC web page, or
contact secretary () ren-isac net 

About the Webcast

Join us for a webcast on December 18th at 11:30 AM EST to learn about
this opportunity. A question and answer session will follow the
presentation. A recording of the webcast will be available on the
REN-ISAC program web page, for persons who are unable to attend at the
scheduled time.

To join the webcast:
click the Connect to Live session link and enter your name when
prompted. Adobe Flash is required.

We anticipate a second webcast during January, and will provide advance
notice to EDUCAUSE and REN-ISAC security mailing lists.

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

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


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