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Learning Tree International Introduces a New Course: "SANS Security Essentials Bootcamp"

RESTON, VA (October 18, 2011)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new IT security course—“SANS Security Essentials Bootcamp.” This course, authored and delivered by SANS, provides participants with the skills and knowledge they need to deploy the latest security technologies.

“In this course, IT professionals participate in workshops that reinforce essential security concepts and best practices for implementing security within their organizations,” said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International. "Participants learn to develop a road map for effective deployment of security tools that identify and prevent attacks.”

“SANS Security Essentials Bootcamp”
This course provides the technical knowledge and practical skills necessary to enact effective security technologies throughout the enterprise. Participants learn to identify security threats, protect their organization's systems and information, and prevent attacks. This course prepares professionals for the GIAC GSEC certification.

Workshops include:

  • Discovering potential unknown file shares on network computers
  • Sniffing passwords to audit password strength
  • Conducting vulnerability scans to manage risk
  • Enumerating network hosts using Nmap
  • Capturing and decoding network packets
  • Embedding and retrieving hidden messages to assess steganography

Learning Tree will begin presenting “SANS Security Essentials Bootcamp” at its Education Centers in October 2011.

The current schedule includes the following:

  • Ottawa, ON — October 24-28, 2011
  • Toronto, ON — November 7-11, 2011
  • New York, NY — January 9-13, 2012
  • Ottawa, ON — January 23-27, 2012
  • Washington, DC (Reston, VA) — February 6-10, 2012

This schedule is subject to change.

Participants can attend this course:

  • At a Learning Tree Education Center
  • Or, this course can also be delivered on site at a client facility as a private, customized event.

For more information and the latest course dates and locations, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733) or visit us online.

About Learning Tree International

Learning Tree International is a leading global provider of highly effective, hands-on training to information technology professionals and managers. Since 1974, over 65,000 organizations have relied on Learning Tree to enhance the professional skills of more than 2.1 million employees. Learning Tree develops, markets and delivers a broad, proprietary library of instructor-led courses focused on web development; IT security; project management; operating systems; databases; networking; software development; and leadership, management and business skills. Courses are presented globally at Learning Tree Education Centers, on-site at client facilities, and can be attended via Learning Tree AnyWare™, the Company’s proprietary technology that connects participants via the web to the actual classroom, from their workplace or home. For more information about our products and services, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733), visit, follow @LearningTree on Twitter or visit Learning Tree International's Facebook fan page.

Contact Information

Max Shevitz
Learning Tree International
Phone: (703) 925-5590

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