Washinton D.C. (PRWEB) July 06, 2011
The Center for Advanced Security Training (CAST) – EC-Council’s most advanced security training offering to date – will host its inaugural CAST Summit from August 22-25 in Washington, D.C. The summit features five highly technical workshops from EC-Council’s select group of master trainers, concluded by an interactive seminar featuring guest keynote speaker and cybersecurity expert, Jeff Bardin.
CAST was developed by EC-Council (http://www.eccouncil.org), in conjunction with cybersecurity experts, focuses on hands-on, advanced technical training such as penetration testing, exploit writing, advanced social engineering, cryptography, Web application security, digital mobile forensics training and more.
Five three-day workshops are to be hosted from August 22-24, including:
CAST Summit, the all-new EC-Council advanced security training series, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, will conclude with an in-depth seminar on August 25, with a keynote address on “Defending the Cyberspace Realm - When to Strike Back!” by nationally renowned cybersecurity and cyber terrorism expert Jeff Bardin, Chief Security Strategist at Treadstone 71. There will also be a series of lectures from all five CAST master trainers on the issues of penetration testing, mobile forensics, application security, network defense and cryptography.
For more information, please visit http://www.eccouncil.org/castsummit.
The Center for Advanced Security Training (CAST) was developed by EC-Council (http://www.eccouncil.org), in conjunction with cybersecurity experts, to address the need for highly technical and advanced security training for information security professionals. Instructed by EC-Council’s select group of master trainers, CAST offers hands-on, lab intensive courses that cover the security industry’s top domains, including advanced penetration testing training, digital mobile forensics training, advanced application security training, advanced network defense training, advanced social engineering training, Web application security training, and more. CAST is hosted at various international events, including the CAST Summit, as well as EC-Council’s flagship Hacker Halted conference series. More information about CAST is available at http://www.eccouncil.org/training/advanced_security_training.aspx.
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in cybersecurity and e-commerce. It is the owner and developer of 20 security certifications, including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and Certified Security Analyst /Licensed Penetration Tester (ECSA/LPT). EC-Council has trained over 90,000 security professionals and certified more than 40,000 members. Its certification programs are offered by over 450 training centers across 87 countries. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the U.S. Department of Defense via DoD 8570.01-M, the Montgomery GI Bill, National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). EC-Council also operates EC-Council University and the global series of Hacker Halted information security conferences. The global organization is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. More information about EC-Council is available at http://www.eccouncil.org.