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FOR408 vLive - Free Certification w/course Code=VLGCFE11

If you haven't had a chance to take FOR408 Windows Forensics In-Depth yet, now is your chance. We have just recently updated the course and have posted new descriptions over what you learn in the class. Check out the course here:

Have you NEVER seen SANS vLive? No travel required! Check out the DEMO here:

Det Det. Juan C. Marquez Prince William County Police Dept said about the new course: "best class I've had yet (and pretty much the only one that gives you some sort of framework on HOW to attack an exam)." - He took the class at SANSFIRE 2011.

Free GCFE Certification Attempt!

If you register for the vLive! FOR408 starting on 8/23 ( and enter Discount Code VLGCFE11 they will get their GCFE attempt for FREE! That's a $549 value.

Some quotes about Mike Murr:

"Michael Murr is an excellent instructor who takes the time to fully explain the content in its entirety with accuracy in an easy to understand, yet still technical and relevant fashion." - vLive! FOR610 student Jesus Oquendo
"Michael's knowledge is great and he has a wonderful way of getting this complex info accross in a very clear fashion! " - vLive! FOR508 student Bruce Elliott

Quotes about Ovie Carroll:

"Ovie is truly one in a million. I truly appreciate the fact that he will go above and beyond to ensure that his students understand the material." - vLive! FOR408 student Kimberly Harris
"Ovie's expertise and ability to generate excitement about the material was superb - it definitely was contagious and lead to a very interactive class experience." - vLive! FOR408 student Kevin Albanese

Some couple vLive! comments:
"vLive! is a great way to learn on the run. I like the ability to chat live with the instructors as well as the other attendees. Great brainstorming capability. I also like the ability to grab recorded courses if I miss anything." - FOR508 student Ellezar Javier
"This was a really great course and vLive is a wonderful delivery tool. This is my 6th SANS course and first one by vLive and it gave the best way to learn the material. " - FOR508 student Bruce Elliott

Instructors: Michael Murr & Ovie Carroll
Start Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2011
End Date: Thursday, September 29, 2011
Meeting Times:

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT

Meeting Days (Note: If you miss a class, each class is recorded so you can listen to it later)

  • Tuesday, August 23
  • Thursday, August 25
  • Tuesday, August 30
  • Thursday, September 1
  • Tuesday, September 6
  • Thursday, September 8
  • Tuesday, September 13
  • Thursday, September 15
  • Tuesday, September 20
  • Thursday, September 22
  • Tuesday, September 27
  • Thursday, September 29