Come to New Orleans for Hands-On Cyber Security Training

Attend in New Orleans, LA or Live Online

Learn real-world cyber security skills from top industry experts during SANS Security East 2024 (Feb 19-24, CST). Join us Live Online or in New Orleans, LA to experience interactive training with hands-on labs, practice your skills during NetWars Tournaments, and network with your peers in real time. Choose your course and register now!

SANS Security East 2024 Features

  • Courses In-Person or Live Online (see Available Courses for details)
  • Hands-on Core NetWars Tournament for In-Person attendees
  • Practical cyber security training taught by real-world practitioners
  • Hands-on labs in a virtual environment
  • Courses include electronic and printed books
  • Most courses align with GIAC certifications

Please note, courses are available In-Person in New Orleans, LA, 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.

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.

Whether you attend In-Person or Live Online, you will receive high-quality cybersecurity training directly from real-world practitioners. Register now to experience training you can use immediately to secure your environment and advance your career.

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.

This *really* pulled a lot together for me, and its been hugely valuable - I know parts of this are going to impact my approach to my work from my first day back.
Merewyn Boak
- Apple
SANS training is very valuable because it focuses on what really matters and provides practical and easy ways to improve your security posture.
Antonio Sannino
- P&G
The real value of this training lies at the intersection of quality content and delivery by a subject-matter expert actively working in the field, making it incredibly relevant and immediately applicable to my job.
P. Watson
- Microsoft Corp
SANS courses are extremely valuable because of all the hands-on material and their connection to the real world.
Tor Nilsson
- SecurityLink AB
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

    We are excited to see you Live Online for SANS Security East! Let us know what course you’re taking and what you are looking forward to during your SANS Live Training experience.

    Follow the event and start networking → #SANSSecEast

    Important Dates

    Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
    February 2, 2024 January 29, 2024


    Hilton New Orleans Riverside

    Two Poydras St.
    New Orleans, LA 70130

    Phone: 504-561-0500

    Hilton New Orleans Riverside

    Spectacular riverfront New Orleans location. The hotel is connected to the Riverwalk outlets in New Orleans' central business district. Located a block from Harrah's Casino and within a mile of the French Quarter, Jackson Square, and the Aquarium of the Americas.

    Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

    A special discounted rate of $221.00 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 complimentary Internet in your room, 50% discount at fitness center, and are only available through Monday, January 29, 2024.

    To make a regular reservation, please visit the link below and select “Attendee.”

    To make a government per diem reservation, please visit the link below and select “I have an access code.” Access Code: SANGOV393

    To make a reservation, please visit this link.

    Top 3 reasons to stay at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside

    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 New Orleans Riverside, 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 Hilton New Orleans Riverside that you won't want to miss!

    Travel Arrangements and Directions

    A 50% discounted self-parking rate per day plus applicable taxes for attendees is available. Please visit the hotel’s website or contact them directly at 504-561-0500 for prevailing parking rates that are subject to change prior to the official meeting dates.

    From Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY): Approximately 14.8 miles.

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    Experience New Orleans

    3 Quick Facts about New Orleans

    1. The slogan of New Orleans is “laissez les bon temps rouler”, which is a Cajun/French translation for “let the good times roll”.
    2. Due to the city’s varied mix of languages and culture (including Cajun and Creole), it has been named the most unique city in the country. Travel show host Anthony Bourdain has called the city’s food scene the most exciting in the country.
    1. Bourbon Street is the most famous street in New Orleans. Located in the touristy French Quarter, or Vieux Carré, it is the focal point of Mardi Gras, one of the most famous festivals in the country.

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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.