Event Date/Time: Oct 25, 2010 End Date/Time: Oct 30, 2010
Early Registration Date: Sep 15, 2010
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SANS returns to Skokie, IL, October 25-31 with five of our top-rated courses, including our Developer 522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials and SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Twenty Critical Security Controls – In Depth. Taught by SANS top instructors, this event offers an opportunity to learn, network, and practice the hands-on skills that will boost your career in a more intimate setting. Register by September 15 to receive a $400 tuition fee discount!

But first, make your course selection from these options:

Security 401: SANS Security Essentials Bootcamp Style (GSEC)

Security 560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking (GPEN)

Security 566: Implementing and Auditing the Twenty Critical Security Controls - In Depth

Developer 522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials

Forensics 508: Computer Forensic Investigations and Incident Response (GCFA)

While they last, reduced lodging rates are also available for SANS students at the Doubletree Hotel and Conference Center-Chicago North Shore in Skokie. Make your reservations by October 8 to get the special discounted rate of $129 S/D, which includes high-speed Internet access in your room.

The Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard is located across the boulevard: http://www.cnscvb.com/visitors_shopping.cfm. This Web site calls Skokie the “shopping enthusiast’s paradise!” From A (Anthropologie and A|X - Armani Exchange) to Z (Zara) you will find all kinds of unique shops and many familiar chains. There are attractions galore in the North Shore area such as the Chicago Botanic Garden - which is open year round, the Emily Oaks Nature Center, the Exploritorium, the Northlight Theatre, the Skokie Heritage Museum, and the Skokie North Shore Sculpture Park. While you are there, the Light Opera Works, “I Do, I Do,” will be playing at the Second Stage in Evanston. Chicago’s downtown nightlife is just a short ride away, and Skokie has trains and busses that travel right downtown. The Bears are playing the Redskins on Sunday, October 24, at Soldier Field at Noon. With the hotel’s ideal location, parking and traffic will not be an issue.

When you attend SANS Chicago 2010, you will see the SANS promise in action - what you learn in the classroom, you will be able to use immediately upon returning to the office. Here's what some of our students from SANS Chicago North Shore 2009 have to say about their experience:

“Another great course (FOR508) today on timeline, registry and restore point forensics. SANS is continuing to be the leader on teaching new techniques happening with forensics.” - Brad Garnett, Gibson County Sheriff’s Department

“Very good detailed information. This class (FOR508) has exceeded my expectations, as usual!” - Fahey Owens, Discover Financial Services

“This course (SEC401) is invaluable. Ask yourself, ‘What is your electronic information worth and what would invest to protect it?’” - Edward Cook, Richland County

“If you are in security, IT, upper management, or privacy/compliance teams, you should take this class (SEC401) to understand all the important essentials of security. Great class and instructor. Class: $3,000, Exam: $500, All the material I have learned: PRICELESS.” - Mary Ann Bender, Allstate Insurance Co.

So let your colleagues and friends know about SANS Chicago 2010. Take a first-hand look at why SANS is the most trusted source in computer security research, training, and certification - register today! We look forward to seeing you all in Skokie!


Additional Information

- Register & pay by Wednesday, September 15, 2010, to receive a $400.00 discount. - Register & pay by Wednesday, September 29, 2010, to receive a $250.00 discount. - No Refunds after Wednesday, October 6, 2010. - Group discounts available.