Hands-On Cyber Security Training in Chicago

Celebrating 35 Years of Cybersecurity Excellence

Dive into an immersive cyber security training experience at SANS Chicago 2024 (August 12-17, CT). Led by world-renowned instructors boasting extensive industry experience, SANS Chicago 2024 offers live access to top experts in the field.

SANS Chicago 2024 is equipped with industry-leading hands-on labs, simulations, and exercises that you can immediately apply upon your return to work. Don't miss this opportunity to refine your skills during NetWars tournaments and network with your peers in real time.

SANS Chicago 2024 Features

  • Practical Cyber Security Training: Delivered by real-world practitioners providing actionable insights.
  • Real-time Support: Receive immediate assistance from certified teacher assistants throughout your course.
  • Immersive Labs in a Virtual Environment: Hands-on practice to sharpen your skills in a secure setting.
  • Thought Leadership Talks & Workshops: all centered around training topics.
  • Comprehensive Courseware: Course materials provided in electronic and printed formats.
  • GIAC Certification: Most courses align with the highest standard in cybersecurity certification.
  • CPE Credits: Earn Continuing Professional Education credits towards a certification.
  • Extended Learning Access: Enjoy four months of access to recorded course lectures post-event.
  • Central Hotel Location: Courses will be held at the Palmer House Hilton

Whether you're a seasoned professional or new to the field, SANS Chicago 2024 equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the ever-evolving threat landscape.

Please note, courses are available In-Person in Chicago, IL or Live Online during this event. Register now to secure your spot.

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 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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