The Latest Cyber Security Training

Live Online or in Virginia Beach, VA

Ready to build crucial cyber security skills with hands-on courses taught by industry leaders - all from a beautiful beach destination? Join us for SANS Virginia Beach 2023 (Aug 21- Sept 1, EDT), and experience this unique two-week immersive training opportunity, where you'll build skills that you can use immediately.

SANS Virginia Beach 2023 Features

  • In-Person or Live Online training (see Available Courses for details)
  • Tactical cyber security training taught by experts who work in the industry
  • Hands-on labs in a virtual environment
  • Courses include electronic and printed books
  • Most courses align with GIAC certifications
  • Earn CPE credits towards a certification renewal

Please note, courses are available In-Person in Virginia Beach, VA or Live Online during this event. Please see course details below for availability.

In-Person course 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.

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 virtual online class recording that is made available is VERY HELPFUL. It helps to revisit the class content and solidify the concepts, lab walkthroughs, and learnings from the class.
Venkat Luckyreddy
- BMS
SANS Live Online is a smooth delivery platform with really good video and audio quality. The Slack channel for live chat was also very useful and engaging.
Tian Wei Loh
- OCBC Bank
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    Important Dates

    Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
    August 4, 2023 July 18, 2023

    Location

    Due to a high demand for security training at SANS Virginia Beach 2023, courses will be held at both the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront and Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront. The hotels are less than a five-minute walk from one another and are accessible from both the Boardwalk and Atlantic Avenue. In order to maximize the availability of training, SANS will announce specific course locations closer to the start of the event.

    Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront

    3001 Atlantic Avenue

    Virginia Beach, VA, 23451

    Phone: 757-213-3000

    Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront

    Located just off the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, a short walk to the beach and next door to Neptune’s Park. Local restaurants and bars are within a mile. Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is 10 minutes away and located under four miles from Ocean Breeze Waterpark. Enjoy the rooftop infinity pool and award-winning restaurant.

    Special Rates Available

    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.

    This rate includes Internet in your room and is only available through Tuesday, July 18, 2023.

    To make a regular reservation, please visit this link.

    Parking at the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront is complimentary for all SANS attendees. If you are staying at the hotel, please use self-parking and notify the front desk at check-in. If you are commuting, please use Valet parking and let the attendant know you are attending the SANS conference to receive the complimentary parking.

    From Norfolk International Airport (ORF): Approximately 18.6mi

    Google Maps - Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront

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    Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront

    3315 Atlantic Avenue

    Virginia Beach, VA 23451

    Phone: 757-305-9000

    Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront

    Footsteps from Virginia Beach surf and sand. Located 10 minutes from the Virginia Beach Convention Center, The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center and Ocean Breeze Waterpark are four miles away. Relax in the indoor and outdoor pools. Hotel restaurants serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.

    Special Rates Available

    A special discounted rate of $209.00 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 Tuesday, July 18, 2023.

    To make a regular reservation, please visit this link.

    Parking at the Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront is complimentary for SANS overnight guests. If you are staying at the hotel, please use self-parking and notify the front desk at check-in. If you are commuting, please use Valet parking and let the attendant know you are attending the SANS conference to receive the complimentary parking.

    From Norfolk International Airport (ORF): Approximately 18.8mi

    Google Maps – Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront

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    Experience Virginia Beach

    3 Quick Facts about Virginia Beach

    1. Virginia Beach is home to 3.5 military bases: NAS Oceana, NAB Little Creek, FTC Dam Neck, and the U.S. Army’s Fort Story. The “half” base is NAB Little Creek, with a formal address in Norfolk, VA.
    2. There are 11 golf courses open to the public in the city and 36 military holes at NAS Oceana’s Aeropines course.
    3. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Virginia Beach is home to the longest pleasure beach in the world.

    Recommended Web Links

    http://www.visitvirginiabeach.com/