Join us in Dulles for Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Training 

Calling all aspiring and seasoned CISOs! We invite you to experience a premier, all-new style SANS Live Training event at the Executive Conference and Training Center in Dulles, VA this October. Through this training, you will develop the practical skills needed to build and lead a thriving security team while enhancing the capabilities that accelerate your organization's success. 

Our Chief Information Security Officer training teaches how to adjust employees’ and leadership’s way of thinking about security to prioritize business strategic plans while preventing today’s most common cybersecurity attacks. 

SANS Executive Leadership Training 2023 Features 

  • All-New SANS Live Training Experience
  • In-Person, first-class training facility in Dulles, VA
  • Cybersecurity leadership training focused on technology, business, strategy, and people, curated to maximize impact on organizational change
  • Comfortable, dedicated space to learn and interact with your expert instructor and classmates
  • Intimate networking atmosphere with other leadership professionals
  • Hands-on leadership simulations via the Cyber42 environment as well as group discussions and challenges
  • Courses include electronic books, printed books, and SANS Leadership posters
  • Opportunity to earn CPEs to demonstrate ongoing skill development
  • Preparation for industry-leading cybersecurity leadership certifications: GIAC GSLC and GIAC GSTRT

Benefits included in your Live Training

  • Daily course breaks on-site include scheduled breakfast, lunch, and AM/PM breaks:
    • Breakfast – 7:00am – 9:00am

    • AM Break – 10:30am – 10:50am

    • Lunch – 12:15pm – 1:30pm

    • PM Break – 3:00pm – 3:20pm

  • Free Parking
  • Option to stay at a walking-distance hotel through a SANS room block at TownePlace Suites Dulles.
  • Free shuttle to and from SANS partner hotel, Dulles airport, and surrounding restaurants

Learn About The SANS Live Training Experience

Are you curious about what to expect from SANS Live Training? Listen to what our alumni say about their experience!

Choose from interactive Live Online and In-Person training available in several time zones and select locations. Whichever format you choose, you will receive high-quality cyber security training you can use immediately.

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
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
Nobody else in the industry is as comprehensive as SANS or as up-to-date and knowledgeable. If you want to learn how to do your job right, I don’t think there's any better training out there right now.
Ronald Craft
- S-RM
The labs were very hands-on, and being able to manually go through these exercises gives me confidence that I can do these things in the future.
Crystal Cleaveland
- American Registry for Internet Numbers
MGT415 is a great way to get involved in the risk management process and had lots of great information, tools, and tips for that!
Paige Kevnik
- Spectrum Health
MGT512 provides an outstanding amount of valuable info for IT managers and leads, and acts as a good foundation. The course also served as an excellent refresher in key areas, and raised my interest in other courses.
Joe T.
- US Federal Agency

    Important Dates

    Refund Date
    September 15, 2023


    ECTC - Executive Conference & Training Center

    22685 Holiday Park Drive, Suite 60

    Dulles, VA 20166

    Phone: 703-708-0808

    ECTC - Executive Conference & Training Center

    Located less than 2 miles (north) from Dulles International Airport and 25 miles from Washington, D.C. This Dulles training facility is also conveniently located within walking distance to Dulles hotels, including the Holiday Inn Dulles Airport hotel & the TownePlace Suites by Marriott Dulles hotel.

    Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

    Rooms are available at a special discounted rate of $149.00 S/D at TownePlace Suites Dulles Airport. The hotel is a 2 minute walk/1 minute drive (0.1 mile) away from ECTC - Executive Conference & Training Center where the event will take place. Link to Directions.

    This rate is honored on space availability and is only available through Monday, September 11, 2023.

    To make a regular reservation, please visit this link.

    A limited number of Government Per Diem rooms at the prevailing rate are available with proper ID at Holiday Inn Washington-Dulles Intl Airport. The hotel is a 6 minute walk/2 minute drive (0.3 mile) away from ECTC - Executive Conference & Training Center where the event will take place. Link to Directions.

    This rate is honored on space availability and is only available through Friday, September 8, 2023.

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

    Travel Arrangements and Directions

    Parking is complimentary at conference venue - ECTC - Executive Conference & Training Center, TownePlace Suites Dulles hotel, and Holiday Inn Dulles hotel. Both hotels have a free shuttle to/from airport and ECTC.

    From Washington/Dulles International Airport (IAD): Approximately 2 miles.

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    Experience Dulles, VA

    3 Quick Facts about Dulles

    1. Washington Dulles International Airport is located partially in Dulles (although its postal address uses the Sterling name instead) and partially in Fairfax County. The community derives its name from the airport.
    2. The airport in turn takes its name from former U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles (1888–1959).
    3. The National Weather Service Baltimore/Washington forecast office and the National Weather Service's Sterling Field Support Center are also both in Dulles.

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    Health and Safety Information

    Student safety is one of our greatest priorities. We make proactive decisions that are grounded in care. It is important to consider your own personal situation and the risk to you, your fellow attendees, and SANS faculty and staff before attending in-person training. We take great pride in only working with hotel venues that maintain rigorous standards of cleanliness and hygiene and continue to monitor the evolving situation and guidelines.