Join us in Rockville for Hands-On Cyber Security Training Taught by Industry Experts

Attend in-person in Rockville, MD or Live Online

Discover the most effective steps to prevent cyber-attacks and detect adversaries with actionable techniques taught by top practitioners during SANS Maryland - Rockville 2023 (September 18-23) . Choose your course and register now for hands-on training you can use immediately.

SANS Maryland- Rockville 2023 Features
  • In-Person or Live Online training (see Available Courses for details)
  • Practical cyber security training taught by real-world practitioners
  • Hands-on labs in a virtual environment
  • Courses include electronic and printed books
  • Opportunity to earn CPEs to demonstrate ongoing skill development
  • Most courses align with GIAC certifications

Please note, courses are available In-Person in Rockville, MD or Live Online during this event. Please see course details below for availability. For In-Person courses, seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Register now to secure your spot.

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.

Live Online Training

Live Online courses include live stream instruction with real-time support from GIAC-certified teacher assistants, plus an archive of course lectures uploaded to your account daily during the event and four months of access to your course lectures recordings.

SANS Live Training Offers You

  • Flexible Options: Interactive, immersion-style training available Live Online or In-Person with opportunities to network with and learn from other professionals.
  • Courses on the cutting edge: All courses are designed to align with dominant security team roles, duties, and disciplines.
  • Training 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.
  • The SANS Promise: You will be able to apply the skills and techniques you’ve learned as soon as you return to work.

Given the current situation, I really feel SANS is taking care of its customers. You can see and feel that SANS went through a lot of effort to make sure we feel safe.
– Tim Tessnow
I have always loved this stuff. Stepping into the deep end with world class instructors is a dream come true. There is no time to reinvent the wheel, so this experience is priceless
- Keith Dunnigan, Best Western Hotels & Resorts
Everything about this experience is great. It’s challenging, but it is effective.
– Ryan McAlister, Aegon

    We are excited you are joining us for SANS Maryland - Rockville 2023!

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    Important Dates

    Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
    September 1, 2023 September 6, 2023


    Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center

    1750 Rockville Pike

    Rockville, MD 20852-1699

    Phone: 301-468-1100

    Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center

    Conference center convenience near DC. Located opposite Twinbrook Metro Station, which goes to the heart of Washington DC in 30 minutes. Also nearby are offices for the FDA, Lockheed Martin, IBM, and iHeartRadio. Hotel offers a restaurant, bar, café, and fitness center.

    Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

    A special discounted rate of $199.00 S/D plus applicable taxes will be honored based on space availability. The group rate is lower than the Government Per Diem rate.

    This rate includes Internet in your room and is only available through Wednesday, September 6, 2023.

    To make a reservation, please visit this link.

    Top 3 reasons to stay at the Hilton Rockville

    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 Hilton Rockville, 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 additional networking events at the Hilton Rockville that you won't want to miss!

    Travel Arrangements and Directions

    A discounted overnight parking rate of $20 per vehicle/per evening and a discounted day parking rate of $5 per vehicle/per day plus applicable taxes for attendees is available.

    From Reagan Washington Airport (DCA): Approximately 23.1 miles

    From Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD): Approximately 28 miles

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    Experience Rockville

    3 Quick Facts about Rockville

    1. Located in Montgomery County, Maryland’s most populous jurisdiction.
    2. Rockville has one of the few surviving Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) Metropolitan Branch stations.
    3. Nearby attractions include Annapolis Navel Academy, Arlington National Cemetery, American Film Institute, and American University.

    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.