Hands-On Cyber Security Training in San Francisco

Unlock the full potential of your cybersecurity career at SANS San Francisco Winter 2025 (January 27 - February 1, PT). Guided by world-renowned instructors at the forefront of the field, this event provides exclusive access to live industry experts, ensuring you stay ahead of the curve.

Immerse yourself in a learning environment that features industry-leading hands-on labs, simulations, and exercises, all geared towards practical application in your professional endeavors. Seize the opportunity to hone your skills during bonus sessions and activities, backed by SANS unwavering commitment to excellence and expertise.

SANS San Francisco Winter 2025 Features

  • Practical Cyber Security Training: Delivered by real-world practitioners providing actionable insights.
  • Real-time Support: Receive immediate assistance from certified teacher assistants throughout your course.
  • Immersive Labs in a Virtual Environment: Hands-on practice to sharpen your skills in a secure setting.
  • Thought Leadership Talks & Workshops: all centered around training topics.
  • Comprehensive Courseware: Course materials provided in electronic and printed formats.
  • GIAC Certification: Most courses align with the highest standard in cybersecurity certification.
  • CPE Credits: Earn Continuing Professional Education credits towards a certification.
  • Extended Learning Access: Enjoy four months of access to recorded course lectures post-event.
  • Central Hotel Location: Courses will be held at the Hyatt Centric Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco

Whether you're a seasoned professional or new to the field, SANS San Francisco Winter 2025 equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the ever-evolving threat landscape.

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

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
    January 10, 2025 January 3, 2025


    Hyatt Centric Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco

    555 North Point Street
    San Francisco, CA 94133

    Phone: 415-563-1234

    Hyatt Centric Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco

    Hyatt Centric Fisherman's Wharf is a centrally located San Francisco hotel near top attractions including Lombard Street, Pier 39, Golden Gate Bridge, and the historic network of cable cars. Relax in the spacious rooms with soothing nautical tones. Dine at Brick & Beam where you'll find local culinary favorites and craft cocktails. Or take a dip in our heated outdoor pool and hot tub. It's one of the best ways to experience the city by the bay.

    Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

    A special discounted rate of $219.00 S/D plus applicable taxes will be honored based on space availability. The group rate is lower than the Government Per Diem rate. Should the Government Per Diem rate fall below the group rate, a limited number of rooms will be made available at the prevailing Government Per Diem rate. The $35 daily destination fee is waived for SANS attendees who book through the link below.

    This rate includes Internet in your room, complimentary access to the fitness center, and is only available through Friday, January 3, 2025.

    To make a reservation, please visit this link.

    Top 3 reasons to stay at the Hyatt Centric Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco

    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 Hyatt Centric Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco, 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 Hyatt Centric Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco that you won't want to miss!

    Travel Arrangements and Directions

    Venue Parking Rates at time of publication:

    Valet Parking: $65.00*

    *Rates subject to change. Please contact the venue for the most up to date information.

    Event parking has been reduced to $35 for daily drive-in SANS attendees. Overnight valet parking has been reduced to $45 for SANS attendees.

    From San Francisco International Airport (SFO): Approximately 14.8 miles.

    From Oakland International Airport (OAK): Approximately 19.6 miles.

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