Alpine Security (“Alpine”) exhibited and presented at the 2018 Conference on Enterprise Excellence on February 22, 2018, held at Hamburger University in Oak Brook, IL. The Conference on Enterprise Excellence featured recognized organizational leaders sharing how they created their competitive future through process improvement and benchmarking against high-performing organizations. Alpine’s CEO, Christian Espinosa, presented at the conference on cybersecurity breach prevention – “Effective Tactics Used by Hackers & How to Avoid Being the Next Cyber Victim.”
Alpine Security (“Alpine”) is proud to announce a partnership with the St. Louis Region/Scott AFB (ISC)² chapter. Alpine is sponsoring the chapter for 2018. As part of this sponsorship, Alpine is offering a 15% discount on all (ISC)² certification preparation courses, such as CISSP and CAP, to any chapter member in good standing.
This week, Alpine Security (“Alpine”) announced its recent Accreditation by the Better Business Bureau. As a BBB Accredited Business, Alpine is dedicated to promoting trust in the marketplace. Its Accreditation will help people understand who the organization is and the core values it believes in.
Alpine Security announced that it has become a CIS SecureSuite Service member. Through this membership, Alpine Security is further bolstering its client’s cybersecurity defenses by leveraging CIS SecureSuite resources. These resources include CIS Benchmarks, which are consensus-based, internationally recognized security configuration resources. Benchmarks include CIS-CAT Pro and CIS Controls, a set of cyber practices developed by experts around the world to stop today’s most pervasive and dangerous cyber attacks.
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At the 2017 Hacker Halted conference, Alpine Security was awarded EC-Council’s “Best Newcomer” in North America for 2017. “We are very proud of this award,” said Christian Espinosa, CEO of Alpine Security. “Being EC-Council’s best newcomer for 2017 is a big thrill for us because it means all our hard work is paying off for our students and for us. Our trainers are some of the best in the business, and by partnering with EC-Council we are able to leverage their wealth of content and experience to provide the best classroom experience in the greater St. Louis area.”
Alpine Security (“Alpine”) has expanded their course catalog by adding Advanced Network Traffic Analysis with Wireshark to its cybersecurity training offerings.Advanced Network Analysis with Wireshark is a hands-on, instructor-led comprehensive network security training program. It is a skills-based, lab intensive program that builds on the knowledge the student gained in the Network Traffic Analysis with Wireshark course.
Alpine Security, a leading provider of instructor-led cybersecurity technical training, adds the Certified Authorization Professional (CAP), the only certification under the DoD 8570 mandate that aligns to each of the Risk Management Framework steps and covers the RMF at an extensive level, to their public offerings.
Alpine Security’s interactive presentation covered many aspects of penetration testing, including what a penetration tests consists of, why you should have a penetration test conducted, the differences between a vulnerability assessment and a penetration test, and different categories and types of penetration tests. The presentation also included a discussion of the Top 10 items to look for in a penetration testing vendor.
Alpine Security, a leading provider of instructor-led cybersecurity technical training, is pleased to announce that the CyberSec First Responder (CFR-210) training and certification program is now added to their public training schedule, and is newly approved as United States Department of Defense (DoD) Directive 8570 compliant.
Alpine Security hosted a live hacking and professional development event at the Southwestern Illinois College campus. One of the event’s main objectives was to announce Alpine Security’s EC-Council partnership. Alpine Security is an EC-Council Accredited Training Center (ATC) and has recently expanded their EC-Council course offerings to include ECSAv9, CHFIv9, CSCU, CEHv9, and CND.
Alpine Security has been approved as a CompTIA Authorized Delivery Partner. As a CompTIA Authorized Delivery Partner, Alpine Security will offer Security+, Network+, CompTIA Advanced Security Practioner (CASP), and other CompTIA certification exam preparation training programs.
The ECSA cybersecurity certification is a penetration testing certification that involves both a practical, hands-on component and a multiple choice exam. ECSA candidates must first execute a penetration test on a live cyber range, carrying out objectives against multiple targets. A penetration test report must be submitted for grade after the hands-on portion. Once an ECSA candidate passes the hands-on portion, they progress to the multiple choice exam.
Alpine Security added the Certified Network Defender (CND) certification to their cybersecurity certification training. The CND certification is based on the National Initiative of Cybersecurity Education (NICE). It covers cybersecurity protection, detection, and response. Courses are offered Live Online or Live In-Person in the Greater St. Louis area. Included: Exam Fee, 6 months iLabs access, and Exam Pass Guarantee.
Alpine Security is now offering Live Online cybersecurity training. The Live Online system allows you to attend a instructor-led cybersecurity course remotely. Courses with the Live Online option include CISSP, PMP, CEH, CHFI, Security+, and more.
Christian Espinosa presented at the 2016 AFCEA Mid-America Cyberspace Symposium on the Top 20 Critical Security Controls. Christian spoke about applying a risk-based approach to cybersecurity. A risk-based approach quantifies security controls, in contrast to blindly implementing “solutions” that minimally reduce risk.
Alpine Security has become an EC-Council Accredited Training Center (ATC). Alpine will offer official EC-Council cybersecurity training including the following courses: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Certified Network Defender (CND), and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA).
Christian Espinosa spoke at St Louis’s Washington University Security Round Table on “Decoding the Hack”. Christian’s presentation broke down attacks from the hacker perspective for three attack categories: physical access attacks, client-side attacks, and server-side attacks. The presentation included use of HID devices, keyloggers, social engineering, MITM, and Injection attacks.
Alpine Security’s PCI DSS Compliance services are structured to help small to medium size businesses unravel the mystery of PCI Compliance. Alpine Security’s services provide a Trusted Advisor to help organizations through the PCI Compliance process.
Selsius and Alpine Security partner to offer co-branded cybersecurity training. Selsius, located in the Information Sciences Building at Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC), is now taking registrations for training in all aspects of cybersecurity. Topics include malware analysis, ethical hacking, digital forensics, penetration testing, and security awareness. Cybersecurity certifications will be offered.
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