Serious Cyber Security Training in Washington, DC

Powered by the Internet Storm Center - Celebrating 25 years in 2024!

Take the necessary steps to defend your organization from external threats before a breach occurs. Experience SANSFIRE 2024 in Washington, DC, for an immersive training event from July 15-20 (ET). As cyber threats evolve, so must your skills. This is your chance to learn, network, and advance your career with the industry's foremost leaders and experts.

Unleash the Power of the Internet Storm Center

Dive into the heart of cybersecurity at SANSFIRE, where you gain exclusive insights directly from the pioneers of the Internet Storm Center. Join Dr. Johannes Ullrich, the ISC Founder, and his team of expert ISC Handlers for an electrifying Keynote Panel. Engage in enlightening SANS @Night talks led by the ISC team and get a rare, behind-the-scenes glimpse of the operations that power the Internet Storm Center—opportunities available only at SANSFIRE!

Why You Should Attend SANSFIRE 2024:

  • Practical Cyber Security Training: Delivered by real-world practitioners providing actionable insights.
  • Immersive Labs in a Virtual Environment: Hands-on practice to sharpen your skills in a secure setting.
  • Exclusive Internet Storm Center Talks & Keynote Presentations: Hear from the ISC Founder, Dr. Johannes Ullrich, during our keynote panel and join the ISC Handlers during SANS @Night talks for the latest ISC updates!
  • Core & Cyber Defense NetWars Tournaments: Refine your skills and compete against your classmates! Learn more about these tournaments under the 'Bonus Sessions' tab below.
  • Real-time Support: Receive immediate assistance from certified teacher assistants throughout your course.
  • Comprehensive Courseware: Course materials are 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 historic Washington Hilton.

Whether you're a seasoned professional or new to the field, SANSFIRE 2024 equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the ever-evolving threat landscape.

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

What's in Store at SANSFIRE 2024:

Learn About The SANS Live Training Experience

Are you curious about what to expect from SANS Live Training? Listen to what our alumni say about their experience!

Choose from interactive Live Online and In-Person training available in several time zones and select locations. Whichever format you choose, you will receive high-quality cyber security training you can use immediately.

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 happy to have you at SANSFIRE 2024! Let us know what course you’re taking and what part of your #SANSLiveTraining experience you're most excited about.

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    Important Dates

    Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
    June 28, 2024 June 28, 2024


    Washington Hilton

    1919 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
    Washington D.C. 20009

    Phone: 202-483-3000

    Washington Hilton

    Discover a contemporary urban retreat located in the heart of D.C.'s most desirable neighborhoods. Steeped in history, this hotel has hosted presidents, notable figures, and prestigious events since 1965. Enjoy a seasonal outdoor heated pool with spectacular views of the Washington Monument. Discover local flavors in four exceptional on-site dining venues.

    Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

    A special discounted rate of $207.00 S/D plus applicable taxes will be honored based on space availability.

    A limited number of Government Per Diem rooms at the prevailing rate are available with proper ID.

    These rates include Internet in your room and are only available through Friday, June 28, 2024.

    To make a regular reservation, please visit this link.

    To make a government per diem reservation, please visit this link.

    Top 3 reasons to stay at the Washington Hilton

    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 Washington Hilton, 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 Washington Hilton that you won't want to miss!

    Travel Arrangements and Directions

    Please visit the hotel’s website or contact them directly at 202-483-3000 for prevailing parking rates that are subject to change prior to the official meeting dates.

    From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA): Approximately 7.9 miles.

    From Dulles International Airport (IAD): Approximately 29.0 miles.

    From Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI): Approximately 33.9 miles.

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