Join Your Community at a SANS Cyber Security Summit

Elevate your knowledge, skills, and industry connections at an upcoming SANS Summit. Summits bring together cyber security practitioners and leading experts to share and discuss case studies, lessons learned, new tools, and innovative strategies to improve cyber security and overcome challenges in a particular focus area or industry.

Attend Our FREE Virtual Summits to Enjoy:

  • In-depth technical talks from industry experts
  • Interactive panel discussions
  • Networking with leading experts, and your peers from around the world
  • Access to Summit recordings and presentations in case you can't make it

As an attendee, you'll walk away from your Summit experience with a fresh perspective and new tools that you can immediately leverage in your work.


Summit Speakers

At a Summit, you'll connect with active cyber security practitioners and industry experts that deliver applicable content based on real-world experience.

Speakers and presentations are reviewed and selected by the Summit chair(s) and an advisory board to ensure the material presented gives attendees actionable information they can implement immediately upon returning to their organizations.

Level Up Your Expertise

Summits are comprised of in-depth presentations, panel discussions, interactive workshops, and sharing forums, where you'll collaborate with fellow cyber security practitioners to generate solutions and uncover tools that will help you protect your organization from ever-evolving threats.

What Attendees Say

There are so many knowledgeable people here who have the same challenges I do. I would recommend this to anyone in the field.
Parveen Atwal
- Intel
It was an amazing experience that I totally recommend. Great speakers, networking, and topics. Invaluable for cybersecurity training.
Miguel Diaz
I've managed to learn something I didn't know from nearly every session, and I've been made aware of additional tools or methodologies that will help.
Dallas Moore
- PepsiCo
There are tons of great, passionate security professionals with loads of knowledge. Come to listen and talk to people who are great at what they do.
Austin Shell
Summits are a great way to meet and talk to the trail blazers; the individuals who each in their own way help shine a light for the rest of the community.
Michael Decker
- ViaSat, Inc.
Every speaker provided me with a valuable takeaway; several had many ideas that I will bring back and implement.
Bob Ebel
- Jeppesen
I always come away from classes and Summits with a ton of new things to read, research and play with that make me a better security professional.
Daniel Bougere
- Securian

    Exclusive Networking Opportunities

    In addition to two days of in-depth discussions, you'll have the chance to engage via virtual chat rooms with leading experts, SANS instructors, and your peers in the community. Attendees tell us time and again that one of the greatest takeaways from SANS Summits is the many industry connections they forge or deepen during their time with us.

    Boost Your Expertise with a SANS Course

    Before or after each Summit, you can choose from closely aligned SANS courses to help you expand your information security expertise. SANS courses are taught by experienced practitioners who are among the best cyber security instructors in the world. They will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to defend your organization. Explore the Training Roadmap to find the right courses for your immediate cyber security skill development.

    Upcoming Summits

    Summit & Training events provide an immersive training experience that arms attendees with deep-knowledge and actionable information and has a lasting impact on their careers and their organizations' security programs.

    SANS Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit & Training


    Free Summit: Jan 27-28

    Courses: Jan 31-Feb 5
    Live Online
    | DC Metro

    SANS New2Cyber Summit | Live Online


    Free Summit: Mar 23-24

    Call for Presentations Open!

    SANS OSINT Summit
    Get Notified When Registration Opens


    Free Summit: Apr 7

    SANS CloudSecNext Summit
    Get Notified When Registration Opens

    San Diego, CA & Virtual

    Summit: May 3-4

    SANS ICS Security Summit & Training
    Get Notified When Registration Opens

    Orlando, FL & Virtual

    Summit: June 2-3
    Training: June 4-9

    SANS Security Awareness Summit & Training
    Get Notified When Registration Opens
    Austin, TX & VirtualSummit: Aug 3-4
    Training: Aug 1-2 & Aug 5-10

    SANS Digital Forensics & Incident Response Summit & Training
    Get Notified When Registration Opens

    Austin, TX & VirtualSummit: Aug 15-16
    Training: Aug 17-22

    SANS Cybersecurity Leadership Summit & Training
    Get Notified When Registration Opens

    DC Metro & Virtual

    September 2022

    SANS Blue Team Summit & Training
    Get Notified When Registration Opens

    Scottsdale, AZ & Virtual

    Summit: Oct 3-4
    Training: Oct 5-10

    SANS Pen Test HackFest Summit & Training
    Get Notified When Registration Opens

    DC Metro & Virtual

    Summit: Nov 14-15

    Training: Nov 16-22


    Code of Conduct

    SANS Summits strive to create an atmosphere of learning, growth, and community. We value the participation and input, in this event and in the industry, of people of all genders, sexual identities, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, races, ethnicities, nationalities, religions, and ages. Please support this atmosphere with respectful behavior and speech. This applies to all in-person and online interactions including Slack, Discord, Zoom, GoToWebinar, Skype, etc. If you witness or experience anything contrary to these guidelines, tell us at: conduct@sans.org.