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Awareness Training

The Virginia Tech IT Security Office provides training throughout the campus. Training topics cover subjects from cyber security awareness issues to the latest techniques being used to compromise IT systems. Awareness training provides one of the best lines of defense to protect IT systems.

Request an Awareness Session

Awareness training provides one of the best lines of defense

The Information Technology Security Office is committed to presenting technology security awareness sessions to anyone associated with Virginia Tech. If your area is interested in learning more about this educational opportunity, please contact Randy Marchany at

SANS- Computer Security Training

Virginia Tech has successfully hosted several SANS training courses. SANS training provides an opportunity for IT professional to obtain the knowledge and skills needed to help protect IT systems. The courses are taught by real world experts in the subject matter and can lead to industry recognized certification.



2005 SEC 503 Intrusion Detection In-Depth
2006 SEC 504 Hacker Techniques, Exploits, Incident Handling
2007 SEC 508 Computer Forensic Investigations and Incident Response
2008 SEC 531 Windows Command-Line Kung Fu In-Depth for Info Sec Pros
2008 SEC 521 Meeting the Minimum: PCI/DSS 1.2: Becoming and Staying Compliant
2008 SEC 610 Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques
2009 SEC 401 SANS Security Essentials Bootcamp Style
2010 SEC 560 Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking