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Learning Resource Center

The challenges of information security are constantly evolving, and excellence in performance demands continuous monitoring of changes in threats, technology, and practices. SANS conducts an extensive research program that will help SANS Technology Institute students and alumni maintain their edge in security. All of these services are available at no cost to SANS Technology Institute students and alumni unless otherwise specified. SANS supplies a learning resource center through the SANS Resources Center, which is a compilation of thousands of original research papers, security policies, security notes, along with a wealth of unique network security data. ...

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Preparing for GSE/MSISE

Let's start with some misconceptions that I think make the GSE seem intimidating:

  • Misconception. It's a waste of time and money because I'm likely to fail. Not true. The great majority of people who sit for the GSE have passed it. ...
  • Misconception. I need to be a Linux/Snort/Cisco/etc. guru to pass. Not True. The caliber of students that passed the GSE with me in 2006 was impressive; however, from my experience...

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Consistent Leadership Policy

Leaders accomplish their goals despite problems they encounter. They do what it takes, within reason and the law, to make sure a task gets completed. The SANS Technology Institute offers outstanding instruction and individual student support, but neither our faculty nor our administrative staff will solve a student's problems for them. For example, if a student tries to put the responsibility for finding a proctor, or paying for the course on the College, they will be reminded we have a "Consistent Leadership Policy".