Gain the Skills Needed to Become a Cloud Security Ace

SANS Cloud Defender 2024 (January 8-13, EST) provides intensive, immersion training designed to help you master the practical steps necessary for defending systems and applications in the cloud against the most dangerous threats.

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

Our courses are full of immediately applicable techniques that you can use as soon as you return to work. Choose your Live Online course and register now!

SANS Cloud Defender 2024 Features - Live Online

  • Practical cyber security training taught by real-world practitioners
  • Real-time support from GIAC-certified teacher assistants
  • Dedicated chat channels for networking
  • Hands-on labs in a virtual environment
  • Courseware in electronic and printed books
  • Most courses align with GIAC certifications
  • Archive of course lectures uploaded to your account daily during the event
  • Four months of access to your course lectures recordings

Resources for Your Cloud Security Ace Journey

  1. Recent Blogs
  2. News & Updates
  3. Job Role Flight Plan
  4. Summit Presentations
  5. Posters & Cheat Sheets

Follow SANS Cloud Security on Twitter and YouTube for the latest on all things cloud security, and interact with the community using the hashtag #SANSCloudDefender.


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
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
This Live Online training has been very productive and it is very comparable to in-person training. The detail of information and the instructor's knowledge was fantastic.
Teresa F.
- US Military
I’m very much enjoying that this course is interactive, even while participating virtually. I'm learning a ton and it's great!
Rita Shultz
- PwC

    View a SANS Live Online Demo

    SANS Live Online training events offer interactive courses taught by real-world practitioners, real-time support from GIAC-certified TAs, hands-on labs, an archive of course lectures uploaded to your account daily during the event, and four months of access to your course lectures after the event.

    In this Live Online demonstration, you will walk through several lab environments, including labs run in a VM on your computer and remotely accessed labs. You will also see how you can interact with peers, TAs, and your instructor using Slack.


    We are excited you are joining us for SANS Cloud Defender 2024 in January! Let us know what course you’re taking and what you are looking forward to during your #SANSLiveTraining experience.

    Follow along and start networking → #SANSCloudDefender

    Important Dates

    Refund Date
    December 22, 2023