Hands-on Cyber Security Training in Dallas, Texas

SANS is committed to delivering high-quality cyber security training so you can keep your skills sharp and stay ahead of cyber threats. Join us for immersive training during SANS Dallas 2021 (October 11-16), and receive relevant, applicable training taught by top industry practitioners.

Limited In-Person seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Register now to secure your spot.

SANS Live Training Features

  • Training on the cutting edge: All courses are designed to align with dominant security team roles, duties, and disciplines.
  • Learn from the best: SANS instructors are active security practitioners who bring their extensive knowledge and real-world experiences to the classroom.
  • GIAC Certification: Several certifications align with SANS training courses, validating student mastery for professional use in critical, specialized InfoSec domains, and job-specific roles.
  • A superior investment: Focused, immersion learning without distractions, plus opportunities to network with and learn from other professionals.
  • The SANS Promise: You will be able to apply the skills and techniques you’ve learned as soon as you return to work.

In-Person Event Considerations

With your health and wellbeing in mind, we are working closely with the event venue to apply the greatest safety measures and highest standards of cleanliness for our In-Person attendees.

If you would like to attend In-Person, please register now to ensure your spot before the event meets capacity.

What Students Say About Their SANS Training Experience

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
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
The real value of this training lies at the intersection of quality content and delivery by a subject-matter expert actively working in the field, making it incredibly relevant and immediately applicable to my job.
P. Watson
- Microsoft Corp
SANS courses are extremely valuable because of all the hands-on material and their connection to the real world.
Tor Nilsson
- SecurityLink AB
SANS offers the ultimate in quality instruction and thoughtful curriculum development. I learned so much this week and can't wait to review and apply what I learned.
Gabrielle S.
- US Federal Agency
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    Important Dates

    Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
    September 24, 2021 September 20, 2021

    Location

    Crown Plaza Dallas Downtown

    1015 Elm Street
    Dallas, TX 75202

    Phone: 214-742-5678

    Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown

    Crowne Plaza® Dallas Downtown is ideally situated in the heart of downtown Dallas, just eight miles from Love Field Airport. Contemporary decor, elegant furnishings and signature Crowne Plaza® amenities provide a haven for business and leisure guests alike. The facility is certainly "The Place to Meet" among hotels in downtown Dallas. Leisure guests also appreciate the hotel's convenient downtown local and attractions, such as the West End district, American Airlines Center and the House of Blues, are less than a mile away, so you can easily walk to some of the major Dallas destinations.

    Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

    A special discounted rate of $160.00 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 Monday, September 20, 2021.

    To make a regular reservation, please visit this link.

    Top 3 reasons to stay at the Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown

    1. No need to factor in daily cab fees and the time associated with travel to alternate hotels. Everything is in one convenient location!

    1. By staying at the Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown, you gain the opportunity to further network with your industry peers and remain in the center of the activity surrounding the conference.

    1. SANS schedules evening events at the Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown that you won't want to miss!

    Experience Dallas

    3 Quick Facts about Dallas

    1. The integrated circuit computer chip (which became the microchip) was invented in Dallas in 1958.

    2. With the roof enclosed, the entire Statue of Liberty could fit into the Cowboys Stadium.

    3. The Dallas area is the largest metropolitan area in the nation not on a navigable body of water.

    Travel Arrangements and Directions

    A discounted self parking rate of $10.00 per day/$18.00 per night plus applicable taxes for attendees is available.

    *Please note that while SANS tries to negotiate a great parking rate with the hotel, many times the parking garage is not owned by the hotel, but an independent company. In these cases, neither SANS nor the hotel have any control over the fees charged.

    From Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL): Approximately 8.5 miles.

    From DFW International Airport (DFW): Approximately 19.0 miles.

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    Recommended Web Links

    http://www.visitdallas.com

    Health and Safety Information

    OUR COMMITMENT

    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 SAFETY MEASURES

    Venue protocols will include all of the following and any required local guidelines such as PPE (Face Masks) and 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.
    SANS SAFETY MEASURES

    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 registration