GIAC Auditor Certification: GSNA

GIAC Auditor Certification:

GIAC Systems and Network Auditors (GSNAs) have the knowledge, skills and abilities to apply basic risk analysis techniques and to conduct a technical audit of essential information systems. Learn More

Five Reasons to Get GSNA Certified:

  1. Recognized and accepted in courts around the world for expert witness testimony.
  2. GIAC is ANSI certified. Compared to other audit certifications, the process in which a candidate earns and maintains their certification is certified itself.
  3. Helps Audit personnel get promoted faster and earn more money.
  4. Reinforces and affirms the 'hands on' audit knowledge you possess.
  5. Know how to respond to and perform Electronic Evidence Discovery using the audit skills they posses.

Why Choose the GIAC Systems and Network Auditor Certification Over Other Auditing Certifications?

  • SANS and GIAC constantly update the IT Audit course and certification information to keep you on top of current techniques, legal precedents, and methodologies used to solve crime.
  • We use real-world, hands-on incident and forensic scenarios to test your forensic analysis capabilities.
  • The GSNA certification tests not only law enforcement legal information but also a firm understanding of civilian legal statutes and requirements such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB), the Health Insurance Portability, Accountability Act (HIPAA), and many others.
  • SANS Certified analysts have a firm grasp of Electronic Evidence Discovery (EED) and how to apply their skills in responding to EED requests.

A Sampling of the Certified Skills that GSNAs Possess

  • Effective risk assessment for control specification
  • Firewall and perimeter auditing
  • A proven six-step audit process
  • Time based auditing
  • Effective network population auditing
  • How to perform useful vulnerability assessments
  • Uncovering back doors
  • Building an audit toolkit
  • Detailed router auditing
  • Technical validation of network controls
  • Web application auditing
  • Audit tools