The CyberWire®, one of the United States’ leading sources for cybersecurity news, is hosting a series of upcoming virtual and in-person events tailored to industry professionals and cybersecurity enthusiasts. These events offer a variety of educational, training, and networking opportunities to help attendees enhance their skills and knowledge in the field of cybersecurity.
One notable event on the calendar is the SANS Cyber Security Mountain: January 2024, which will be held virtually from January 22 to January 27, 2024. This event allows participants to choose from 41 interactive courses with hands-on labs. Attendees will have the opportunity to practice their skills and compete against their peers during NetWars Tournaments. They can also network with their instructors and industry colleagues in real-time. Each course includes electronic and printed books, and several courses align with GIAC certifications. This event offers a comprehensive learning experience and is an excellent opportunity for cybersecurity professionals to expand their knowledge and expertise in the field.
Another event to watch out for is the Insider Threat Program Development, Management & Optimization Training Course, which will take place in Laurel, Maryland, USA, from January 30 to January 31, 2024. This two-day training course is designed to provide participants with essential knowledge and resources for developing, managing, and enhancing an Insider Threat Program (ITP) and its associated working groups. The course is targeted at various professionals, including Insider Threat Program Managers, FSOs, CSOs, human resources personnel, IT professionals, legal professionals, and others who support the ITP. With insider threats being a significant concern for organizations, this training course offers valuable insights and strategies for mitigating such risks.
The virtual event “Improve Spear Phishing Detection With AI” will be held from January 30 to January 31, 2024. Phishing, including the more targeted form known as spear phishing, remains one of the costliest attack vectors for organizations. In response to the increasing volume and sophistication of spear phishing attacks, many companies are turning to AI for cybersecurity defense. This webinar will focus on how NVIDIA’s AI technologies, along with its ecosystem partners, can help organizations build powerful solutions to defend against cyber threats. With AI playing an increasingly crucial role in cybersecurity, this webinar is a valuable resource for professionals looking to enhance their understanding of AI-based security solutions.
In February, two more events to look forward to are the SANS Tysons Corner – NOVA 2024, which will take place in Tysons Corner, Virginia, USA from February 5 to February 10, 2024, and the SANS San Diego 2024, which will be held in San Diego, California, USA, from February 12 to February 17, 2024. Both events offer 41 interactive courses with hands-on labs and the opportunity for participants to compete in NetWars Tournaments. These events also provide a platform for networking with instructors and industry colleagues, making them valuable opportunities for skill development and professional growth.
In conclusion, the upcoming events hosted by The CyberWire® offer a wealth of opportunities for individuals to enhance their cybersecurity skills and knowledge. Whether attending virtually or in-person, participants can benefit from a diverse range of educational and training programs, as well as networking opportunities, all aimed at empowering cybersecurity professionals to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving landscape of cybersecurity threats and defense.