A regularly updated directory of press releases related to cyber security.

Bethesda, MD, June 29, 2022 – With an unprecedented number of employees now working in hybrid or fully remote environments, compounded by an increase in cyber threats and a more overwhelmed, COVID-19 information fatigued workforce, there has never been a more critical time to effectively create and maintain a cyber-secure workforce and an engaged security culture….

BETHESDA, MD — February 10, 2022 — SANS Institute (SANS), the global leader in cyber security training and certifications, announced that applications are now open for the SANS + HBCU Cyber Academy, the first-ever nationwide cybersecurity scholarship academy in partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Applications for the nationwide SANS + HBCU Cyber Academy will be…

BETHESDA, MD, December 13, 2021 — The SANS Institute (SANS) annual Holiday Hack Challenge is now open for play. The 2021 Holiday Hack Challenge is a free, cybersecurity online global game where players of all skill levels tackle hands-on cyber challenges to help Santa Claus defeat cyber villains like Jack Frost and save the holiday season from disaster….

BETHESDA, MD, December 9, 2021 — The SANS Institute (SANS), the global leader in cyber security training and certifications, today announced the winners of the SANS 2021 Difference Makers Awards. This prestigious annual awards program honors individuals, teams, and groups in the cybersecurity community who have made a measurable and significant difference in security. Through their implementation of security…

BETHESDA, MD, November 11, 2021 – It is with deep sadness that SANS Institute (SANS) announces that SANS founder Alan Paller, 76, passed away on November 9. Mr. Paller was a pioneer in the cybersecurity industry, championing the need for greater education and knowledge for practitioners. His combination of passion, intellect, and ethical rigor was instrumental in bringing…

The SANS Technology Institute (SANS.edu), the nation’s premiere college for cybersecurity, has announced the first three winners of the HBCU Scholarship Capture the Flag (CTF) Competition. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding candidates attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities who successfully participated and placed in the top of the HBCU Scholarship CTF competition. The 2021…

Bethesda, MD – September 7, 2021 – Establishing and maintaining a security operations center (SOC) that can identify and respond to issues is an essential part of defending any enterprise. Building and calibrating an organization’s defense capabilities is key to a SOC’s success, as is having a dedicated team with skillsets like incident management and automation. However,…

SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training and certifications, today announced the winners of the SANS 2020 Difference Makers Awards. This prestigious annual awards program honors individuals, teams and groups in the cybersecurity community who have made a measurable and significant difference in security. Through their implementation of security processes or technology, each…

Bethesda, MD; July 22, 2020 SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR), a curriculum focus area of SANS Institute, today announces the availability of version 7 of the REMnux® toolkit for malware analysis, founded and primarily maintained by Lenny Zeltser, SANS Faculty Fellow and course author. Updates to the REMnux toolkit will be shared and…

SANS Technology Institute, a college known for its cutting-edge cybersecurity research, has been able to show that victims continue to reach out to IP address space used by threat actor “CyberBunker” months after the organization was taken down in a raid. In the fall of 2019, German police raided a Cold War-era nuclear bunker that…