Course books will start shipping approximately 10 days prior to the start of your SANS vLive! class. Books will be shipped to the ADDRESS you provided upon REGISTRATION, to SANS vLive! students who have PAID IN FULL.
UPS can't deliver packages to a PO Box address.
Please contact Marie at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need to adjust your shipping address or if you do not receive these materials by the start of your class.
For the vLive! student, the access period to the archived sessions, the VPN labs, the MP3 files, OnDemand online training bundle (if purchased), and the GIAC certification exam (if purchased) is 6 months from the date the vLive link becomes available in a student's portal account.
The vLive student will find SANS Account Dashboard access to the OnDemand slide deck and assessments by the 2nd or 4th day prior to the start of their vLive! course.
You will be able to login to your class approximately 1 hour prior to the start of the class.
Login to your SANS Account at https://www.sans.org/account/. Click on 'SANS vLive!' and then click on the link for your SANS vLive! class. On this page there is a link list of Sessions. Your session will be labeled 'Live Session.'
Yes. SANS vLive! utilizes cutting edge webcast technology and collaboration software to provide the same live interactive virtual classroom sessions you get from a SANS security conference, delivered over the web, in the comfort of your home or office.
Yes, vLive! classes are interactive sessions that allow you to view and run labs. The VPN labs are available to you for 6 months.
SANS vLive! utilizes the same course books, labs, and top instructors you will find at a SANS conference.
Each SANS vLive! session is archived two days after the live broadcast, and available through your account dashboard for 6 months from the course start date.
Yes. Please contact SANS vLive! at email@example.com to receive rates and instructor availability.
You can receive CPE credits for SANS vLive! CPE credits vary on the classes. Students can receive 1 CPE credit per training hour. For example, SEC 504 is 36 training hours and that generates 36 CPEs. Be sure to enter your CISSP# when registering if you would like SANS to submit your CPEs to ISC(2).
The GI Bill provides financial aid for courses taken through an accredited educational institution. SANS is an independent organization, and courses taken directly through SANS do not qualify for assistance under the GI Bill.
However GIAC Certification is eligible. Details provided below.
GIAC certification is now available for VA reimbursement for Chapter 30 and Chapter 35 veterans and eligible dependents. Please note that VA reimbursement is only for GIAC certification and does not include SANS training fees. Certification may be earned in conjunction with SANS training or separately as a Challenge Certification. The reimbursement can be applied retroactively for any GIAC certifications received since November 15, 2001.
The following certifications apply for VA funds:
GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GSLC)
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
GIAC Certified Firewall Analyst (GCFW)
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
GIAC Certified Windows Security Administrator (GCWN)
GIAC Certified UNIX Security Administrator (GCUX)
GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA)
GIAC Certified Forensics Analyst (GCFA)
GIAC Information Security Fundamentals (GISF)
GIAC Assessing Wireless Networks (GAWN)
GIAC Certified ISO-17799 Specialist (G7799)
Veterans can apply using VA Form 22-1990 or a letter to the VA Regional Processing Center that handles their state.
To request reimbursement of the exam fee under LACAS, Students must include a copy of their test scores, their receipt for payment of the test fee, and sign a statement authorizing the VA to verify test results with SANS.
Information about the program is at the VA website under Education benefits.
For group discounts please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special offers can be viewed at http://www.sans.org/virtual-training/specials