Hands-On Cyber Security Training in Miami

Enhance your cybersecurity skills at SANS DFIRCON Miami 2024: Special Edition (November 17-23, ET). Join us for a premier cybersecurity event led by top industry course authors known for their deep expertise and practical approach.

Pre-Event Community Learning Day - Sunday, Nov 17 @ 8:00 am

Join us for a unique, FREE pre-event session at DFIRCON's Special Edition, featuring hands-on tutorials with open-source tools led by top cyber experts in the DFIR community. These sessions are designed to enhance your investigative skills through practical, expert-led training. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and prepare for the training week ahead. Full Agenda Here.

Ten Reasons to Attend SANS DFIRCON Miami 2024: Special Edition

  1. Community Learning Day: Join us before DFIRCON begins for an exclusive, in-person day dedicated to enhancing cybersecurity skills. Learn directly from industry-leading experts through interactive tutorials on the latest open-source cybersecurity tools. This session is designed to provide hands-on experience, equipping you with practical skills and insights from some of the top professionals in the industry.
  2. Actionable Cybersecurity Training: Benefit from training directly with the authors of each course. This setup ensures you receive the most practical and actionable insights, enabling you to apply new knowledge immediately in your workplace.
  3. On-the-Spot Support: Enjoy continuous support throughout your course from certified teaching assistants. This immediate help ensures you can fully grasp and apply your learning as you go.
  4. Virtual Immersive Labs: Dive into hands-on practice within a secure virtual environment.
  5. Leadership Talks & Workshops: Participate in targeted talks and workshops led by industry leaders, focusing on pivotal training topics critical in today’s cybersecurity landscape.
  6. NEW! DFIR NetWars Tournament: Test your skills in the new SANS DFIR NetWars tournament—an interactive, engaging learning experience designed to enhance your DFIR capabilities. Participation is free with your class registration.
  7. In-Depth Course Materials: Gain access to comprehensive, dual-format courseware—both electronic and printed—created by the experts themselves. This material serves as a valuable resource both during and after the event.
  8. GIAC Certification: Several courses align with GIAC certifications, representing the highest standard in cybersecurity qualifications.
  9. Extended Post-Event Access: After the event, enjoy four months of access to the recorded lectures, allowing you to review and deepen your understanding at your own pace.
  10. Convenient Venue: Courses will be held at the beautiful, Hyatt Regency Coral Gables.

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

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

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are currently available for SANS DFIRCON Miami 2024: Special Edition. If your organization would be interested in sponsoring, please reach out to sponsorships@sans.org for more information.

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
    November 1, 2024 October 25, 2024


    Hyatt Regency Coral Gables

    50 Alhambra Plaza
    Coral Gables, FL 33134
    Phone: 305-441-1234

    Hyatt Regency Coral Gables

    Embrace alluring Mediterranean culture at Hyatt Regency Coral Gables. With a striking two-story marble lobby, antique accents, and Spanish-style windows, retreat to this tranquil refuge just off the popular Miracle Mile. There's no better place from which to explore the nearby Art Deco District, Miami Beach, and Coconut Grove.

    Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

    A special discounted rate of $240.00 S/D plus applicable taxes will be honored based on space availability.

    A limited number of Government Per Diem rooms at the prevailing rate are available with proper ID.

    These rates include Internet in your room and are only available through Friday, October 25, 2024.

    To make a regular reservation, please visit this link.

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

    Top 3 reasons to stay Hyatt Regency Coral Gables

    1. No need to factor in daily cab fees, parking expense, and the time associated with travel to alternate hotels. Everything is in one convenient location!
    2. By staying at the Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 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 morning and evening events at Hyatt Regency Coral Gables that you won't want to miss!

    Travel Arrangements and Directions

    Please visit the hotel's website or contact them directly at 305-441-1234 for prevailing parking rates that are subject to change prior to the official meeting dates.

    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 Miami International Airport (MIA): Approximately 4.5 miles

    From Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL): Approximately 29.5 miles

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