Digital Forensics, Threat Hunting & Incident Response Training in Miami, Florida

SANS DFIRCON East: In-Person Edition 2021 in Miami, FL (October 25-30), offers opportunities to practice and test your skills, network and share your ideas, and learn the latest solutions to overcome investigative challenges from the best Digital Forensics, Threat Hunting, and Incident Response (DFIR) practitioners currently working in the field.

DFIRCON was created to provide an all-inclusive learning experience that leverages the DFIR community’s unique willingness to support colleagues, provide solutions to those who are facing investigative challenges, and always stay ahead of adversaries.

This event offers cutting-edge DFIR training classes that will teach you the most effective ways to obtain forensic evidence, detect compromised systems, identify how and when a breach occurred, and successfully contain and remediate incidents. And you’ll learn it all from some of the best practitioners working in the industry today!

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.

If you would prefer to attend this event Live Online, please register here for the virtual edition.

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
    October 8, 2021 October 4, 2021

    Location

    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 $219.00 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 Monday, October 4, 2021.

    To make a regular reservation, please visit this link.

    To make a government per diem reservation, please email Erika.shakes@hyatt.com to reserve at the prevailing rate

    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!

    Experience Miami

    3 Quick Facts about Miami

    1. The city of Miami gets its name from one of the native tribes that lived in the region in the 1600 and 1700s, the Mayaimi.
    2. Miami is the only major city to have been founded by a woman, local Julia Tuttle.
    3. The Port of Miami is known as the Cruise Capital of the World and serves almost five million passengers annually.

    Travel Arrangements and Directions

    Please visit the hotel’s website or contact them directly at 305-441-1234 for prevailing 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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    Recommended Web Links

    http://www.visitflorida.com/en-us/cities/coral-gables.html

    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