Come to Chicago for Hands-On Cyber Security Training

Learn real-world cyber security skills from top industry experts during SANS Chicago 2024 (August 12-17, CT). Join us in Chicago, IL or Live Online to experience interactive training with hands-on labs and network with your peers in real-time. Choose your course and register today!

SANS Chicago 2024 Features

  • Courses In-Person or Live Online (see Available Courses for details)
  • Practical cyber security training taught by real-world practitioners
  • Hands-on labs in a virtual environment
  • Courses include electronic and printed books
  • Most courses align with GIAC certifications
  • Train In-Person at the beautiful Palmer House Hilton in downtown Chicago for the special discount rate of $199/night

SANS Live Training Offers You

  • Flexible Options: Interactive, immersion-style training available Live Online or In-Person with opportunities to network with and learn from other professionals.
  • Courses on the cutting edge: All courses are designed to align with dominant security team roles, duties, and disciplines.
  • Training from the best: SANS instructors are active security practitioners who bring their extensive knowledge and real-world experiences to the classroom.
  • GIAC Certification: Most certifications align with SANS training courses, validating student mastery for professional use in critical, specialized InfoSec domains, and job-specific roles.
  • The SANS Promise: You will be able to apply the skills and techniques you've learned as soon as you return to work.

Whether you attend In-Person or Live Online, you will receive high-quality cybersecurity training directly from real-world practitioners. Register now to experience training you can use immediately to secure your environment and advance your career.

What Students Say About Their SANS Training Experience

SANS courses are extremely valuable because of all the hands-on material and their connection to the real world.
Tor Nilsson
- SecurityLink AB
SANS creates a one-of-a-kind learning experience providing world-class training and fascinating opportunities to network and gain new perspectives from your peers!
Justin E.
- US Federal Agency
The instruction at SANS is top-notch. I have been to several SANS training courses and they never disappoint. The instructors bring real life experiences and show the students how the material can be applied.
Thomas Seck
- Johns Hopkins APL
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 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

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    Important Dates

    Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
    July 26, 2024 July 22, 2024


    Palmer House Hilton

    17 East Monroe Street
    Chicago, IL 60603

    Phone: 312-726-7500

    Palmer House Hilton

    An icon of downtown Chicago for over 150 years, the Palmer House sits at the heart of the Theater District, two blocks from the Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park. State Street shops are just outside our door. Sip a cocktail in the famed lobby and bite into a brownie at the hotel where it was invented.

    Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

    A special discounted rate of $199.00 S/D plus applicable taxes will be honored based on space availability. The group rate is lower than the Government Per Diem rate.

    These rates include Internet in your room and are only available through Monday, July 22, 2024.

    To make a regular or government per diem reservation, please visit this link.

    Top 3 reasons to stay at the Palmer House Hilton

    1. No need to factor in daily cab fees and the time associated with travel to alternate hotels. Everything is in one convenient location!
    2. By staying at the Palmer House Hilton, you gain the opportunity to further network with your industry peers and remain in the center of the activity surrounding the conference.
    3. SANS schedules additional networking events at the Palmer House Hilton that you won't want to miss!

    Travel Arrangements and Directions

    A discounted self-parking rate of $30.00 per day and overnight plus applicable taxes for attendees is available.

    From O’Hare International Airport (ORD): Approximately 16.6 miles.

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    Experience Chicago

    3 Quick Facts about Chicago

    1. The brownie was invented (at the Palmer House), when Bertha Palmer, wife of the millionaire Potter Palmer, wanted a new dessert to serve at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893.
    2. Chicago is often called the United States of America's railroad capital since it has over 1,300 trains that carry passengers and goods to and from the city daily.
    3. The Pedway, which is the city's underground pedestrian system, comprises about 5 miles of tunnels and overhead bridges and connects 40 blocks in the Central Business District.

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    Health and Safety Information

    Student safety is one of our greatest priorities. We make proactive decisions that are grounded in care. It is important to consider your own personal situation and the risk to you, your fellow attendees, and SANS faculty and staff before attending in-person training. We take great pride in only working with hotel venues that maintain rigorous standards of cleanliness and hygiene and continue to monitor the evolving situation and guidelines.