Come to San Francisco for Hands-On Cyber Security Training Taught by Real-World Practitioners

Attend in San Francisco, CA or Live Online

Learn real-world cyber security skills from top industry experts during SANS San Francisco Fall 2023 (October 9-14). Join us in San Francisco, CA or Live Online to experience interactive training with hands-on labs, where you can practice your skills and network with your peers in real-time. Choose your course and register now!

SANS San Francisco Fall 2023 Features

  • Courses In-Person or Live Online (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
  • Several courses align with GIAC certifications

Please note, courses are available In-Person in San Francisco, CA 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.
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

    We are excited you are joining us for SANS San Francisco Fall 2023! Let us know what course you’re taking and what you are looking forward to during your #SANSLiveTraining experience.

    Important Dates

    Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
    September 22, 2023 September 18, 2023


    Parc 55 Hotel – a Hilton Hotel

    55 Cyril Magnin Street
    San Francisco, CA 94102

    Phone: 415-392-8000

    Parc 55 San Francisco - A Hilton Hotel

    Hotel is three blocks from Union Square, and a short walk from Westfield mall, the Powell BART Station, and the cable car turnaround. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is a half-mile away and hotel is five minutes from the Moscone Center. Enjoy the fitness center and two onsite restaurants. Pets are welcome.

    Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

    A special discounted rate of $295.00 S/D plus applicable taxes will be honored based on space availability. The group rate is lower than the Government Per Diem rate.

    These rates include Internet in your room + complimentary access to the fitness center and are only available through Monday, September 18, 2023.

    To make a regular reservation, please visit this link.

    Top 3 reasons to stay at the Parc 55 Hotel

    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 Parc 55 Hotel, 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 Parc 55 Hotel that you won't want to miss!

    Travel Arrangements and Directions

    Please visit the hotel’s website or contact them directly at 415-392-8000 for prevailing parking rates that are subject to change prior to the official meeting dates.

    From San Francisco International Airport (SFO): Approximately 13.3 miles.

    From Oakland International Airport (OAK): Approximately 19.2 miles.

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    Experience San Francisco

    Three Quick Facts about San Francisco:

    1. San Francisco is Home to the Oldest Chinatown in North America
    2. The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. The suspension bridge spans a one-mile-wide strait between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
    3. One of San Francisco’s most famous historic sites is Alcatraz Island, 1.25 miles off the city’s coast in San Francisco Bay and known for operating as a penitentiary from the 1930s to the 1960s.

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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.