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:
- Recognized and accepted in courts around the world for expert witness testimony.
- GIAC is ANSI certified. Compared to other audit certifications, the process in which a candidate earns and maintains their certification is certified itself.
- Helps Audit personnel get promoted faster and earn more money.
- Reinforces and affirms the 'hands on' audit knowledge you possess.
- 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