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Learning Tree International Introduces a New Course: SANS Security Leadership Essentials for Managers

RESTON, VA (December 20, 2011)
Learning Tree International (NASDAQ NGM: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new SANS authored and delivered IT security course—SANS Security Leadership Essentials for Managers. Course participants will be provided with the tools necessary to establish a minimum standard for IT security and the skills required to supervise the security component of any information technology project. This course also prepares professionals for the GIAC GLSC certification.

“In this course, attendees participate in workshops that reinforce the key concepts of managing system and network security,” said Jennifer Urick, Vice President of Product Development for Learning Tree International. "Participants identify the security threats to an organization's information and intellectual property and apply proven techniques for successful and effective security management.”

SANS Security Leadership Essentials for Managers
This course uses various proprietary SANS techniques to effectively convey key points and concepts. Participants are taught the skills and information they need to secure and supervise the security component of information technology projects.

Workshops include:

  • Evaluating individual management and leadership competencies
  • Managing your schedule for tactical and strategic planning
  • Implementing safeguards for improved risk management
  • Applying lessons learned in the Management Practicum

Learning Tree will begin presenting SANS Security Leadership Essentials for Managers at its Education Centers in January 2012.

The current schedule includes the following:

  • New York, NY – January 23-27, 2012
  • Toronto, ON – February 27-March 2, 2012
  • Washington, DC (Rockville, MD) – March 12-16, 2012
  • New York, NY – April 23-27, 2012

This schedule is subject to change.

Participants can attend this course:

  1. At a Learning Tree Education Center.
  2. 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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