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Cloud Security - Securing Thin Air

Free Hands-On Cloud Security Workshop Series

Learn practical cloud security skills that you can put to use immediately from SANS certified Instructors. The Aviata Cloud Solo Flight Challenge is a free, monthly workshop series that takes you aboard the cutting-edge Airborn IO 24 on a solo flight journey around the globe only to discover your nemesis, Baron Von Herrington and Co. is lurking in the shadows to sabotage you at every turn. Only your newly acquired hands-on cloud security skills can save the mission, defeat the enemy, and win the challenge!

Top 3 Differentiators

Frank Kim, SANS Fellow, Curriculum Lead for both Cloud Security and Cybersecurity Leadership shares the top three benefits of taking cloud security training with SANS.

Featured Cloud Security Courses & Certifications

    Training Flight Paths into Cloud Security

    Upskill. Reskill. Keep up with the speed of cloud.
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    Cloud Security Certifications

    Securing the cloud is now essential across our global infrastructure. GIAC's cloud security certifications are designed to help you master the practical steps necessary for defending systems and applications in the cloud against the most dangerous threats. From web application security and DevOps automation to cloud-specific penetration testing - across public cloud, multi-cloud, and hybrid-cloud scenarios - we've got the credentials both professionals and organizations need to ensure cloud security at any enterprise.

    To be a Cloud Ace, You Must Learn From One

    The exceptionally qualified people who author and teach SANS courses, and contribute to the GIAC Certification exams aligned with those courses, are the leaders in the field. Meet some of our instructors.
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    Graduate Certificate Program in Cloud Security

    Prepare to navigate your organization through the security challenges and opportunities of cloud services.
    • Designed for working InfoSec professionals
    • Highly technical 12-credit-hour program
    • Includes 4 industry-recognized GIAC certifications

    Reviews

    I likely will be assessing environments that use multiple CSPs and services for one system, so this training is better for me than being certified in only AWS or only Azure.
    Margaret Ray
    - Federal Reserve Board of Dallas
    Labs were detailed and thought-provoking. Gave great thought to existing implementation and real-world examples.
    Collin Huber
    - Allstate Insurance
    I learned so much in 5 days – wish I had this a year ago when we first started getting into the Cloud!
    Thomas Buergi
    - Pacific Life Insurance Co.

      About Cloud Security Training

      SANS Cloud Security training focuses the deep resources of SANS on the growing threats to The Cloud by providing training, GIAC certification, research, and community initiatives to help security professionals build, deploy and manage secure cloud infrastructure, platforms, and applications.

      Our curriculum provides intensive, immersion training designed to help you and your staff master the practical steps necessary for defending systems and applications in the cloud against the most dangerous threats. Our cloud security courses are full of important and immediately useful techniques that you can put to work as soon as you return to your office. The curriculum has been developed through a consensus process involving industry leading engineers, architects, administrators, developers, security managers, and information security professionals, and address public cloud, multi cloud, and cloud agnostic scenarios for the enterprise and developing organizations alike.

      GIAC's cloud security certifications are designed to help you master the practical steps necessary for defending systems and applications in the cloud against the most dangerous threats. From web application security and DevOps automation to cloud-specific penetration testing - across public cloud, multi-cloud, and hybrid-cloud scenarios - we've got the credentials both professionals and organizations need to ensure cloud security at any enterprise.