The month of February 2024 is jam-packed with cyber security events happening in different parts of the United States, with the events tracker providing a comprehensive running list. The events range from cyber security summits, training programs, to study groups, all aimed at equipping professionals with the necessary skills to combat sophisticated cyber threats.
The events include the SANS San Diego 2024, which offers 41 interactive courses with hands-on labs. Participants can practice their skills and compete against their peers during NetWars Tournaments. Additionally, there is an opportunity to network with instructors and industry colleagues in real-time. Also, each course includes electronic and printed books, with several courses aligning with GIAC certifications.
Another event, SANS Security East New Orleans 2024, is set to take place in New Orleans and virtually. It offers similar opportunities as the San Diego event, focusing on interactive courses with hands-on labs. Students participating in this event can also practice their skills and compete in NetWars Tournaments. The event is designed to provide an opportunity for networking with industry colleagues and instructors. Like the San Diego event, SANS Security East New Orleans offers electronic and printed books, and several courses align with GIAC certifications.
For professionals looking to take part in a virtual event, the Spring 2024 CISSP Study Group presented by ISSA Central MD is a great option. The study group fosters a learning environment to better absorb and understand the material. The program’s approach aims to make the information more useful and easier to interpret. Participants can attend each session in person in Columbia, Maryland, or virtually online.
The Trellix Public Sector Cybersecurity Summit, taking place in Washington, DC, will focus on the challenges faced by public sector organizations in dealing with sophisticated cyber threats. With new cybersecurity mandates and guidance, public sector leaders face considerable decisions about their cyber enterprise, and the summit will discuss emerging topics in cybersecurity like ransomware, zero trust, global security, and extended detection and response. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in conversations about how the arrival of AI will intersect with public sector cybersecurity, evolving partnerships to strengthen threat intelligence, and how to navigate new cybersecurity policy directives.
Closing the month of February, SANS Las Vegas 2024 offers professionals another opportunity to participate in interactive courses with hands-on labs and compete in NetWars Tournaments. Similar to previous SANS events, participants will have the chance to network with instructors and industry colleagues in real-time. Additionally, each course includes electronic and printed books, and several courses align with GIAC certifications.
Overall, the events set to take place in February offer a wide range of opportunities for professionals looking to enhance their cyber security skills and keep up with the latest developments in the field. Whether in-person or virtual, these events provide various avenues for learning, networking, and skill development that are crucial in combating the evolving cybersecurity threats facing organizations today. For a comprehensive list of these events and more, individuals can visit the Event Tracker.