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Classroom based instruction delivered during the day over a week. Training locations in cities across the world.

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Most Popular Courses & Certifications

Course Cert
SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling GCIH
SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style GSEC
FOR508: Advanced Incident Response, Threat Hunting, and Digital Forensics GCFA
SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GPEN
FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis GCFE
SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations
SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth GCIA
MGT512: Security Leadership Essentials For Managers GSLC
SEC301: Introduction to Cyber Security GISF
SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GWAPT

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Upcoming Training Events & Summits

Event / Course Format / Location Dates
SANS Summer of Cyber Live Online / US Eastern July 6-17
DFIR Summit & Training Live Online / US Eastern July 16-25
Instructor-Led Training Live Online / US Eastern July 20-25
SANS Rocky Mt. Summer 2020 Live Online / US Mountain July 20-25
SANS Summer of Cyber II Virtual - US Eastern July 27-Aug 1
Instructor-Led Training Virtual - US Eastern Aug 3-8
Instructor-Led Training Virtual - US Mountain Aug 3-8


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What is SANS?


SANS is the most trusted and by far the largest source for information security training in the world. We offer training through several delivery methods - live & virtual, classroom-style, online at your own pace or webcast with live instruction, guided study with a local mentor, or privately at your workplace where even your most remote colleagues can join in via Simulcast. Our computer security courses are developed by industry leaders in numerous fields including cyber security training, network security, forensics, audit, security leadership, and application security. Courses are taught by real-world practitioners who are the best at ensuring you not only learn the material, but that you can apply it immediately when you return to the office. All of SANS security courses are also offered at a government customer's desired location. In addition to top-notch training, we offer certification via GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute featuring over 35 hands-on, technical information security certifications in information security, a Master's Degree program through SANS Technology Institute graduate school, as well as numerous free security resources including newsletters, whitepapers and webcasts.