Another SANS-EDU training event for EDUs only. Cheap!
marchany at vtrand.cc.vt.edu
Tue Jan 7 17:15:49 GMT 2003
The SANS Institute and VA Tech are planning another SANS-EDU event this coming
March here at the VA Tech campus in Blacksburg, VA. These courses are subsets
of the SANS Institute's GIAC curriculum. It's basically the same format as
before but because of budget issues, we'll have to charge you $100.00 for the
3 days. Here are the preliminary details. Please forward this note to any EDU
person you think might be interested. Send me a note if you think you might
attend. The official www site will be ready sometime in January. Hope you can
come. This is an excellent opportunity to get some more training at a good
price for us.
What: SANS-EDU Training on Securing W2K, Solaris/Linux and Network Traffic
Where: Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
When: 3/3/03-3/5/03, 9am-5pm
Cost: $100.00/person for the 3 days. Also, you pay for lodging and travel
to/from Blacksburg, VA
Eligibility requirements: any full time faculty/staff from any accredited EDU.
No commercial or government employees are eligible for this event.
VA Tech Computing Center
Blacksburg, VA 24060
marchany at vt.edu
Brief Course Descriptions:
1. Securing Windows 2000 - The Gold Standard
Instructor: David Rice
The US National Security Agency studied the successful system compromises of
Windows 2000 during the past eighteen months and found that more than 85% of
them would have been blocked had the owners been using the Gold Standard
jointly developed by the Center for Internet Security, DISA, NSA, NIST, SANS
and GSA. SANS is pleased to offer a hands on course that combines labs and
lecture to teach the Gold Standard and the tools that can be used to
establish, maintain and audit the Gold Standard.
Minimum security settings (baselines or benchmarks) work. However, system
administrators need to be confident that what they are doing will work and
that they know how to do it. In Securing Windows 2000, you will receive the
needed to build their confidence and skills.
Tools you will learn include:
SECURITY CONFIGURATION & ANALYSIS
SECURITY TEMPLATES TOOL
CIS SCORING TOOL
A laptop is required for this class, please see the Laptop Requirements below.
You should already be familiar with Windows 2000, and will need to download
and install the HFNETCHK.EXE and CIS SCORING TOOL tools prior to coming to
Other tools you will need:
- - The secedit.exe tool is included as part of the Windows 2000 operating
system. It is a command line utility and as such can be called from a batch
file or logon script. Secedit.exe is used to Analyze and Configure security on
a Windows 2000 machine. It can be used to apply a security template.
- - Security Configuration and Analysis is a GUI snap-in for the MMC that
includes functionality of the Secedit.exe tool, plus a lot more. It is not a
part of any built-in consoles but can be added to a custom
- - The templates tool is also available as an MMC snap-in. It is not a part
any built-in consoles but can be added to a custom console. The templates tool
will list all the built-in security templates by default, located in the
2. Unix Practicum - Securing Solaris and Linux Systems
Instructor: Hal Pomeranz
See http://www.sans.org/SANS2003/6.5.php for course description.
3. Network Traffic Analysis using TCPDump, Part 1,2 (NOTE: 2 DAY COURSE)
Instructor: Judy Novak
See http://www.sans.org/SANS2003/3.2_3.3.php for course description. This is a
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