Train with Top Industry Experts Across North America

Individuals and organizations investing in cybersecurity are investing in their futures. SANS Live is immersive cyber security training – helping you excel in your mission-critical job with the practical training, mentorship, and resources you need today.

SANS Live Training includes:

  • Access to world-class instructors who are top practitioners from every niche of cyber security. 
  • Sharpen your skills with immediate application of hands hands-on labs. 
  • Support from GIAC certified TAs throughout your course, found both in the classroom and online through Slack.
  • Hit the ground running with an easy-to-use interface, using Zoom and Slack
  • Reinforce your skills with 4-months of access to daily course lecture archives, downloadable MP3 files, extended lab access where applicable, and course materials provided both in print and digitally.

We stand behind The SANS Promise: you will be able to immediately apply the skills and knowledge that you learn in training the day you return to work. Watch this video to learn why SANS Live Training is trusted by thousands of cyber security professionals each year.

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What Do Attendees Say?

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.
P. Watson
- Microsoft Corp
Having an SME instructor with tons of real-world experience makes the course material easy to digest, and the Live Online platform is the best platform I've experienced!
Jeremy Swanson
- ManTech
This *really* pulled a lot together for me, and its been hugely valuable - I know parts of this are going to impact my approach to my work from my first day back.
Merewyn Boak
- Apple
Everything from the instructor to the platform to the labs & materials were great. It all fit together and made this Live Online learning process go smooth. GoToTraining & Slack worked great! I wouldn’t change a thing.
Robert L.
- US Federal Agency
SANS training keeps individuals up-to-date with relevant cyber security information. I can now apply the skills learned towards further maturing my program.
Nicholas Marriott
- Pfizer
The best part of SANS training is the absolute knowledge of the instructors. They bring real-world examples to the forefront and have their thumb on the pulse of current tactics used by attackers.
Jessie Prevost
- Trend Micro
SANS training is very valuable because it focuses on what really matters and provides practical and easy ways to improve your security posture.
Antonio Sannino
- P&G
The labs are giving me a chance to see the course content first hand and interact with it. It's doing a good job of letting me play with it and really seeing how the tools and methodologies work.
Ryan Moeller
- Eureka Strategic Consulting

    2023 North America Live Training Events

    Each SANS live event includes a variety of cyber security courses. In the table below, find the different course focus areas offered at each of our 2023 events.
    DatesEvent TitleCybersecurity and IT EssentialsCloud SecurityCyber DefenseDigital Forensics and Incident ResponseIndustrial Control SystemsCyber Security LeadershipOffensive Operations
    MarchStay Sharp: Spring 2023xxxx
    AprilSANS Orlando 2023xxxxxxx
    AprilPen Test Austin 2023xx
    AprilSOC Leadership Training 2023 - Live Onlinexxx
    MayCyber Security Central: May 2023xxxxx
    MayStay Sharp: May 2023xxx
    MaySecurity Leadership New Orleans 2023xxx
    MaySecurity West San Diego 2023xxxxxxx
    MayCyber Security East: May 2023xxxxxx
    JuneRocky Mountain Summer 2023xxxxxx
    JuneMiami 2023xxxxxx
    JuneStay Sharp: June 2023xxxx
    JulySANSFIRE Washington, DC 2023xxxxxxx
    JulyCloud Security - San Francisco 2023xxxx
    JulyNew York City 2023xxxxxxx
    JulyLos Angeles 2023xxxx

    Get a FREE Hour of SANS Training

    Test-drive SANS Cyber Security Training through course demos, available for 60+ courses. Preview course content, see our top instructors in action, and evaluate difficulty levels before you purchase. After your demo, register for your course by navigating to your preferred course page to learn more and select from our live training formats.

    Limited-Time Special Offers on SANS Training

    Tailored to your lifestyle, learning style, and budget, SANS offers multiple training formats: 

    OnDemand, Live Online, and In-Person. Explore our limited-time offers available with eligible SANS Course purchases. 

    Save $600 when you register and pay by April 12, 2023. Use code "SANS600" at checkout.

    *Special offer is only valid for 4–6-day course purchases from March 2 - April 12, 2023. Offer valid in the United States and Canada only. Some restrictions apply. See Terms and Conditions 


    Security West 2023

    Learn real-world cyber security skills from top industry experts during SANS Security West 2023 (May 15-20, PDT). Join us In-Person in San Diego, CA or Live Online to experience interactive training with hands-on labs, practice your skills during NetWars Tournaments, and network with your peers in real-time.

    Featured Live Training Events


    Managing Security Risk 2023 - Live Online Only

    Discover the most effective steps to prevent cyber-attacks and detect adversaries with actionable techniques you can implement immediately. Join us Live Online for SANS Managing Security Risk 2023 (September 25-30, EST), and learn from experienced practitioners. You’ll finish ready to apply what you’ve learned the day you return to work.

    Join the Community for Free

    Membership to the Community grants you access to thousands of free content-rich resources our SANS instructors produce for the information security community annually. These resources include immediately useful knowledge and capabilities to support your cybersecurity goals.