Permanent link: [Article]-Review: SANS SEC550 Information Reconnaissance
Review by Justin Kallhoff, CISSP, C|EH, GPCI, GCIH et al
SANS Security 550 - Information Reconnaissance: Competitive Intelligence and Online Privacy
A pessimistic view of the Internet: A network that enables every human to be within a few milliseconds from every psychopath and criminal on earth.
Bryce Galbraith of Layered Security, a SANS certified instructor, has authored a new one-day course titled “Information Reconnaissance: Competitive Intelligence and Online Privacy.” The course is designed to educate IT professionals on the risks associated with information disclosure. It also teaches the students tools, tips, and techniques that assist in discovering information.
The amount of our personal information that exists on the web today is staggering; our governments, corporations, phonebooks, colleges, Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter, are all guilty. According to Google, it is estimated the Internet grows a billion pages per day.