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Learning Tree International Partners with SANS to Deliver SANS Information Security Training
[August 15, 2011]

Learning Tree International Partners with SANS to Deliver SANS Information Security Training

RESTON, Va. --(Business Wire)--

Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) announced today that it is partnering with SANS. Through this partnership, Learning Tree will deliver the latest and most relevant SANS information security training to prepare IT professionals for their GSLC and GSEC certifications beginning in October 2011.

Learning Tree will offer the following courses, which are authored by SANS and delivered by SANS certified instructors:

Leadership Essentials for Managers
This course provides professionals with the vital knowledge needed to establish a minimum standard for IT security, as well as the skills required to supervise the security component of any information technology project.

SANS Security Essentials Bootcamp
In this course, participants learn to implement an in-depth security strategy that includes multiple defensive measures to equip them to identify threats, protect their organization's systems and information, and prevent attacks.

"We are pleased to be partnering with SANS to bring their information security training and SANS certification to Learning Tree customers. Our partnership with SANS enhances our library of course offerings and provides our customers with real-world solutions to defend systems and networks against security threats, and achieve certifications. Participants will gain the hands-on skills they need to get certiied, and access to Learning Tree's world-class training at convenient times and locations."

-Donald F. Berbary, President of Reston, VA-based Learning Tree International USA

About Learning Tree International

Learning Tree International is a leading global provider of highly effective hands-on training to managers and information technology professionals. Since 1974, over 65,000 organizations have relied on Learning Tree to enhance the professional skills of more than 2.1 million employees. Learning Tree develops, markets and delivers a broad, proprietary library of instructor-led courses focused on people and project management, leadership and business skills, Web development, operating systems, databases, networking, IT security and software development. Courses are presented at Learning Tree Education Centers located globally, on site at client facilities, and are available via Learning Tree AnyWare™, our proprietary live, online instructor-led training delivery option that connects online participants to actual classrooms. Learning Tree AnyWareTM is a trademark of Learning Tree International, Inc. in the United States and other countries, and is covered by a patent application pending in the United States. For more information about our products and services, call 1-888-THE-TREE (1-888-843-8733), visit follow @LearningTree on Twitter or visit Learning Tree International's Facebook fan page.

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About SANS

SANS is a trusted source for information security training and certification. It also develops, maintains, and makes available at no cost, the largest collection of research documents about various aspects of information security. In addition, SANS operates the Internet's early warning system - Internet Storm Center. SANS (which stands for SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security) was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. Its programs now reach more than 350,000 security professionals, auditors, system administrators, network administrators, chief information security officers, and CIOs who share the lessons they are learning and jointly find solutions to the challenges they face. At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners in government agencies, corporations, and universities around the world who invest hundreds of hours each year in research and teaching to help the entire information security community. For more information on SANS, including our free resources, please call 301-654-SANS(7267) or visit

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