Advancing the Community with Hands-on Cyber Security Training
It is our ongoing mission to empower cyber security professionals with the practical skills and knowledge they need to make our world a safer place.
The most trusted resource for information security training, cyber security certifications, and research.
Train with the best practitioners and mentors in the industry. Choose over 85+ courses, covering all specialties and experience levels.
Prove your cyber security knowledge and capabilities with one of over 40 specialized GIAC certifications.
Earn a Degree or Certificate
Earn a Degree or Certificate
Get started in cyber security or advance your InfoSec career with SANS.edu. Develop the skills you need and obtain the GIAC certifications employers want.
Explore our training roadmap to find the right courses for your immediate cyber security skill development and for your long-term career goals.
Help secure a new career in cyber security with our scholarship cyber academies designed for veterans, women, minority groups, and more.
Why SANS Training?
World's Best Instructors
SANS Instructors are, first and foremost, industry professionals with a wealth of real-world experience – experience that they bring into the classroom. Across our roster of Instructors are many active security practitioners who work for high profile organisations.
Our training is designed to be practical; students are immersed in hands-on lab exercises built to let them rehearse, hone and perfect what they’ve learned. Test drive one hour of SANS training with a course preview.
Most Valued Certifications
GIAC Certifications provide the highest and most rigorous assurance of cyber security knowledge and skill available to industry, government, and military clients across the world. GIAC certifications are respected globally because they measure specific skill and knowledge areas. GIAC offers the only cyber security certifications that cover advanced technical subject areas.
Trusted Quality and Community
4.7 Stars (Over 66,000 Reviews in the Last Year)
Companies Have Trained with SANS in Past 4 Years
of Fortune 100 Companies Use SANS
GIAC Alumni in Our Expert Community
Cyber Security Courses by Job Roles
Find your next course and certification. Over 80+ courses available across all experience levels with labs and exercises to practice your new skills immediately.
Training for all learning styles
At SANS, we understand not everyone learns the same and they have to fit training around their work and personal lives. That’s why we’ve developed four unique training modalities so that you can find the delivery method that best suits your needs.
When you want anytime, anywhere access to SANS high-quality training. OnDemand students receive training from the same top-notch SANS instructors who teach at our live training events to bring the true SANS experience right to your home or office.Learn More
SANS Live Online offers live, interactive streaming sessions delivered directly from your instructor. Featuring many of the activities that SANS students love at training events such as bonus topical presentations, cyber range challenges, networking via chat channels, and live access to top SANS instructors.Learn More
Where regulations allow it, and in the safest possible setting, SANS will return to In-Person classroom-based training with local instructors. Enjoy the benefit of taking your class live with the expert allowing for optimal interaction and a great learning experience.Learn More
Security Awareness Training
Best-in-class Security Awareness solutions to elevate human risk management for your entire organization
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The real value of this training lies at the intersection of quality content and delivery by a subject-matter expert actively working in the field, making it incredibly relevant and immediately applicable to my job.
You cannot beat the quality of SANS classes and instructors. I came back to work and was able to implement my skills learned in class on day one. Invaluable.
With multiple real-world examples, labs that provide direct application of the course material, and top-notch instructors, there is nothing compared to SANS.
SANS is the best information security training you’ll find anywhere. World-class instructors, hands-on instruction, actionable information you can really use, and NetWars.