In-Person Summit: Jan 27-28 | Summit Co-Chairs: Katie Nickels, Rebekah Brown, and Rick Holland | Summit CPEs: 12
In-Person Training: Jan 31 - Feb 5 | Bethesda, MD

Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit is Back!

At this year’s Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit, you’ll have the chance to learn, connect, and share with thousands of cybersecurity professionals in attendance online and in-person*. No matter your background or skill level, you’ll walk away from CTI Summit with interesting perspectives and case studies that challenge CTI assumptions and result in a shift in your understanding.

*This event is also taking place Live Online. Learn more and register for the virtual format.


Don't miss this chance to get away from the office, gain a fresh perspective, network with like-minded individuals, play NetWars, challenge yourself, and learn the skills you'll need to prepare your organization for the attacks coming its way.

In-person attendance will be limited to allow for proper safety measures in accordance with governing agency guidelines. For more information on what SANS is doing to ensure safety at in-person events, visit our FAQ page.

Register now to enjoy:

Two Days of Highly Technical Summit Talks: Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit presentations are curated and designed around specific analytical techniques and capabilities, through case studies and firsthand experience, that can be utilized to properly create and maintain threat intelligence in your organization.

Interactive Workshops, Sessions and Panels: This is the singular annual Cyber Threat Intelligence event where we throw EVERYTHING we've got into the mix for an incredible hands-on learning experience to transform your skills and take you to the next level.

A One-of-a-Kind Networking Experience - The Summit gives you the opportunity to network with fellow attendees during breaks, and social events. You’ll have exclusive access to connect with your community, leading experts and analysts, as well as SANS instructors. Attendees tell us time and again that one of the greatest takeaways from a SANS Summit is the many industry connections they forge or deepen during their time with us.


What Attendees Say About Their Summit Experience

"This summit is critical for anyone in CTI regardless of experience level. The various elements required to be successful are presented and thoroughly discussed." - Robert Morgan, LANL

"Some great speakers who provide valuable content based on their professional experience, much of which can be immediately applied to your own CTI role." - Don Franke, Amazon

"I left the Summit with an entire list of important action items. Incredible content overall!" - Ken Hensley, CME Group


Boost Expertise with a Bundled Course

Choose from a number of hands-on, immersion-style SANS courses to help you expand your information security expertise. SANS courses are taught by experienced practitioners who are among the best cybersecurity instructors in the world. They will provide you with the guidance and skills you need to protect your organization and advance your career. When you register for a course at Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit & Training - Bethesda, MD, you’ll SAVE $400 off your Summit seat.

NetWars - Students enrolled in courses at Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit & Training 2022 can join us Live Online for everyone’s favorite action-packed challenge environment where participants can build their skills while having fun. As a paid course registrant for SANS Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit & Training 2022, you will receive an email invitation the week of the event detailing how to confirm your spot and join online. You will need to follow the steps in the email to join the tournament.

If you are looking for virtual SANS Training, check out these top SANS courses being offered Live Online the week of January 31 - February 5.

Summit CPEs & Certificate of Completion

  • You will get 12 CPEs for attending the SANS Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit, 6 for each day you attend.
  • Currently, we are not able to issue CPEs to those that view the Summit recordings.
  • A Certificate of Completion will be available in your account after the conclusion of Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit & Training 2022 on February 5.
  • SANS will automatically submit your CPEs to GIAC within 7-10 days after the event’s end date of February 5. No action is required on your part.

Summit Agenda

The Summit Call for Presentations has closed and the advisory board is busy reviewing submissions. The advisory board carefully evaluates proposals to ensure the Summit agenda delivers actionable content that meets the needs of the community.

To get a taste of the type of dynamic presentations and speakers you’ll see at the 2022 Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit, check out these talks from the 2021 Summit.

Important Dates

Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
January 10, 2022 January 5, 2022


Hyatt Regency Bethesda

One Bethesda Metro Center (7400 Wisconsin Ave)
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-657-1234
Hyatt Regency Bethesda

Access the vibrant sights, sounds, and tastes of downtown Bethesda. Perfectly located atop the Bethesda Metro station and minutes from downtown D.C, this hotel is the ideal destination for business travelers and vacationers alike. Only a 10 minute metro train ride to the Smithsonian's National Zoo (5 stops) and short drive to Great Falls and Rock Creek Park. Walk to the shops of Bethesda Row or the National Institutes of Health.

Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

A special discounted rate of $185.00 S/D plus applicable taxes will be honored based on space availability.

The group rate is lower than the Government Per Diem rate. Should the Government Per Diem rate fall below the group rate, a limited amount of rooms will be made available at the prevailing Government Per Diem rate.

These rates include Internet in your room and are only available through Wednesday, January 5, 2022.

To make a regular reservation, please visit this link.

Top 3 reasons to stay at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda

  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 Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 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 evening events at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda that you won't want to miss!

Experience Maryland

Located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, one of the country's 'most livable cities,' (, you'll find yourself walking distance to over 200 restaurants, including hot spots by celebrity chefs Jose Andres and Top Chef Mike Isabella, great shopping, and a vibrant arts district. The Hyatt Regency has been a Bethesda icon and it has been revitalized with upgraded design elements to ensure a luxurious stay. With the hotel situated adjacent to metro, a trip into downtown Washington, DC is minutes away for you to explore the sights of our Nation’s Capital. Travel Arrangements and Directions

Travel Arrangements and Directions

Please visit the hotel’s website or contact them directly at 301-657-1234 for prevailing parking rates that are subject to change prior to the official meeting dates.

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA): Approximately 11.9 miles.

From Baltimore Airport (BWI): Approximately 35.3 miles.

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Health and Safety Information


As we welcome you back to our In-Person Training Events, the safety of you, our Customer, remains our greatest priority. We take great pride in working with hotel venues that maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene. Our venues have taken extreme measures, developed in consultation with global and local public health authorities, to make cleaning and hygiene protocols even more rigorous. Our commitment to you: to always make proactive decisions that are grounded in care, ensuring your safety and peace of mind. We are grateful for the trust you have shown us over the years and can't wait to welcome you back.


Venue protocols will include all of the following and any required local guidelines such as PPE (Face Masks) and Proper Physical Distancing, which are subject to change:

  • Enhanced Cleaning: with a focus on ‘high touch areas’ such as door handles, restrooms, and food & beverage areas
  • Personal Hygiene: hand sanitizer stations will be located in common areas
  • Increased Air Circulation: venues will keep HVAC systems operational during training, to introduce fresh air into the meeting space.


While we have taken extraordinary planning steps to be thoughtful and deliberate about our framework, fluidity remains with local ordinances. Our measures will be implemented in accordance with these local government agencies and may vary depending on timing. These measures may include some or all of the following measures

  • Vaccinations: SANS Staff & Faculty will be fully vaccinated prior to travel. We highly encourage you do the same or exercise your due diligence before traveling to an in-person event. Exploring alternative options are encouraged including our Live Online Training events
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): an adjustable, cloth mask will be provided at check-in. Face masks may be required in both common areas and in the meeting space and will be confirmed at event check-in. Guidance will be implemented in accordance with local and venue ordinance.
  • Physical Distancing: inside of classrooms, seating areas may be arranged to ensure proper distancing
  • Reduced Contact: at registration, SANS aims to reduce queuing and offer limited-contact registratio

Please see our Live Training FAQ for additional information.