Hands-On Network Security: Practical Tools and
April 26-28, 2011
four important reminders about Hands-On Network
Security: Practical Tools and Methods, an intensive
workshop on the fundamentals of network security coming up
on April 26-28.
1) Attend in Traverse City
A classroom has just been added in Traverse City,
connected to the Ann Arbor class via interactive
videoconference. If you live in northern portions of the
state, this is a great opportunity to reduce your travel
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a classroom at your site
If your organization has four or more people who would
like to attend the class, you too can host a video
classroom. Video sites must support H.323 video and H.239
data transmission. You can save even more by allowing
others to attend at your location.
out about hosting this class via video.
3) Early registration discount--final week
Save $100 by registering for this class by April 1. The
class is already a very economical way to participate in
high-quality security training; register early and
increase your savings.
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4) Scholarships available
are available for this class through the Merit
Professional Learning scholarship program. Anyone from a
Merit Member organization may apply for a scholarship to
cover all or part of the registration fee. Applications
must be received by April 1.
out more and apply for a scholarship
taught over 2-1/2 days, is designed as a comprehensive
learning experience to provide practical solutions for
addressing major network security issues. The focus will
be on studying current attack methodologies, examining
your network for vulnerabilities, presenting recommended
solutions and best practices for mitigation, and assessing
the landscape of available tools and methods used.
Instructor Charles Antonelli developed the course in the
process of training over 120 system administrators at the
University of Michigan in network and platform security
essentials. The course has been presented to Merit Member
groups with great success in November 2008, May 2009, and
April 2010. Charles updates the course material annually
with the latest attacks, defenses and tools.
The course is appropriate for network administrators,
system administrators and others who need expertise in
network security fundamentals and best practices. The
course can serve either as a basic primer for novices or
as a refresher course for experienced administrators.
The workshop will
be taught from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26
and from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27 and
Thursday, April 28, 2011. The Tuesday afternoon session
will review the fundamentals of networking and protocols;
students proficient in these topics may skip the review
session and attend beginning on Wednesday morning.
Thursday afternoon is a lab session that is encouraged for
an optimal learning experience.
The class will be held at Merit's
offices on the second floor at 1000 Oakbrook Drive,
Suite 200, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104.
The Traverse City classroom will be at the Aero Park Campus
of Northwestern Michigan College, 2600 Aero Park Drive.
The class will meet in the Parsons-Stulen Building, room
1, registration for individuals from Merit Member
organizations is $599 per attendee. Attendees from
non-profit organizations that are not Merit Members may
attend for $649. Others may register for $699. After April
1, all prices increase by $100. Registration includes
continental breakfast, beverages and snacks.
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For more information, please contact us at learning@xxxxxxxxx
Network Professional Learning
Other upcoming events from Merit Professional Learning:
Spring MJTS meeting
March 30, East Lansing, Escanaba, Gaylord and webcast
Spring MITE Forum meeting
March 31, Ann Arbor
Courses on software asset management
-- Certified Software Manager and Advanced Software Manager
May 9-10, Ann Arbor
Merit Member Conference
May 18-19, Ann Arbor