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Courses on threat management and incident response

I want to pursue a career in incident handling and response. I have six years of experience in security which includes perimeter security and antivirus, and I also have a CISSP. Are there courses related to threat management and incident response? What's the best way to enter into this field of speciality?

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The programs from SANS (www.giac.org) and Security University (www.securityuniversity.com) come closest to meeting your precise needs. Since both programs are rigorously kept up-to-date and both have stellar reputations, I can recommend both with equal confidence in their value and impact on your career.

Good luck with your certification pursuits.


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    This was first published in February 2003

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