Summit: Sep 16 | Training: Sep 14-15 & Sep 19-23 | Summit Co-Chairs: Frank Kim and Jerich Beason


Learn, share, and engage with fellow cybersecurity leaders

Whether you are a CISO, manage a SOC, or lead an incident response team, you have the daunting responsibility of protecting your organization's assets from ever-evolving threats. To succeed as a cybersecurity leader, you need both technical knowledge and management skills to communicate effectively with key stakeholders, gain the respect of technical teams, and align your security initiatives with business objectives.

Join cybersecurity leaders representing a variety of industries and organizations for SANS’ Cybersecurity Leadership Summit. Attend the Summit in Arlington, VA or join us live online for free! In-person and virtual attendees will enjoy the keynote presentation and several presentations throughout the day. For those attending in-person, except to take part in workshops, candid discussions with fellow cybersecurity leaders, and an evening social event.

The Cybersecurity Leadership Summit will address a wide range of topics, including:

  • Manage and lead technical teams and security projects
  • Effective communication with the executive team and business leaders
  • Assessing threats and analyzing risk
  • Implementing successful project management of security initiatives
  • Building and leading a cloud security program
  • Aligning security initiatives with organizational culture
  • Handling positive negotiations with vendors
  • Creating a talented team that includes selecting a managed service to supplement
  • Gaining familiarity with legal and regulatory requirements

The Summit Call for Presentations has closed and the advisory board is busy reviewing submissions. The advisory board carefully evaluates proposals to ensure the Summit agenda delivers actionable content that meets the needs of the community.

Important Dates

Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
August 26, 2022 August 22, 2022



2399 Richmond Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 703-418-6800
Hilton Crystal City at Washington Reagan National Airport

Hotel is located less than five minutes from Ronald Reagan National Airport and provides a free shuttle. Downtown Washington, D.C. is five miles away and the Crystal City Metro station a half-mile down the road. Nearby restaurants and the Crystal City shopping mall are a ten-minute walk away. Enjoy the free 24-hour fitness center.

Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

A special discounted rate of $257.00 S/D plus applicable taxes will be honored based on space availability.

The group rate is equal to the Government Per Diem rate. Should the Government Per Diem rate fall below the group rate, a limited amount of rooms will be made available at the prevailing Government Per Diem rate.

These rates include Internet in your room and are only available through Monday, August 22, 2022

To make a regular reservation, please visit this link.

Top 3 reasons to stay at the Hilton Crystal City

  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 Crystal City, 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 evening events at the Hilton Crystal City that you won't want to miss!

Travel Arrangements and Directions

A discounted parking rate of $15.00 per day plus applicable taxes for attendees is available.

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA): Approximately 1.4 miles

From Dulles International Airport (IAD): Approximately 28.4 miles

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Experience Arlington

3 Quick Facts about Arlington

  1. In 1791, Arlington was originally part of a 10-mile square surveyed for the nation’s capital.
  2. The Rosslyn Metro station features one of the largest continuous escalators in the world (194 feet, 8 inches). It takes 140 seconds to ride from top to bottom.
  3. The County was named for the estate where George Washington Parke Custis lived before he built the house currently known as Arlington House in Arlington National Cemetery. The estate had been named to honor the Earl of Arlington.

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