Develop a Tactical Security Operations Center

Gain technical knowledge and essential concepts for security operation center (SOC) analysts and cyber defense team members during SANS Security Operations Center 2021 in Atlanta, GA (October 4-9). Experience hands-on instruction from industry experts, and learn powerful tools to build your skills and defensive capabilities. Choose your course and register now to learn actionable intelligence applicable to your day-to-day work. 

Limited In-Person seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Register now to secure your spot.

SANS Live Training Features

  • Training on the cutting edge: All courses are designed to align with dominant security team roles, duties, and disciplines.
  • Learn 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.
  • A superior investment: Focused, immersion learning without distractions, plus opportunities to network with and learn from other professionals.
  • The SANS Promise: You will be able to apply the skills and techniques you’ve learned as soon as you return to work.

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.

What Students Say About Their SANS Training Experience

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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    We're looking forward to seeing you in Atlanta! We can't wait to connect - let us know what you're looking forward to and what course you're taking. 

    Follow along and start networking - #SANSSOC

    Important Dates

    Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
    September 17, 2021 September 13, 2021

    Location

    Hilton Atlanta

    255 Courtland Street, NE

    Atlanta, GA 30303

    Phone: 404-659-2000

    Hilton Atlanta

    Hotel Description

    Off I-75, the Hilton Atlanta hotel is connected via skywalk to Peachtree Center mall and the MARTA Station, linking to Atlanta Airport. It is six blocks from the heart of downtown, Centennial Olympic Park, and Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Hilton Atlanta is also a preferred hotel of the Georgia Aquarium, a mile away. Enjoy the fitness center, jogging tracks, and tennis and basketball courts.

    Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

    A special discounted rate of $169.00 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 Monday, September 13, 2021.

    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 Hilton Atlanta

    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 Atlanta, 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 Atlanta that you won't want to miss!

    Experience Atlanta:

    3 Quick Facts about Atlanta

    1. There are over 55 streets with the name, “Peachtree.”
    2. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta airport is as big as 45 football fields.
    3. The Georgia State Capitol building is gilded with 43 ounces of locally-mined gold.

    Travel Arrangements and Directions

    A discounted self-parking rate of $5.00 off prevailing daily self-parking rate per day plus applicable taxes for all overnight attendees is available.

    From Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL): Approximately 21 miles

    Google Maps

    Recommended Web Links

    http://www.atlanta.net/acvb/

    Health and Safety Information

    OUR COMMITMENT

    As we welcome you back to our In-Person Training Events, the safety of you, our Customer, remains our greatest priority. We take great pride in working with hotel venues that maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene. Our venues have taken extreme measures, developed in consultation with global and local public health authorities, to make cleaning and hygiene protocols even more rigorous. Our commitment to you: to always make proactive decisions that are grounded in care, ensuring your safety and peace of mind. We are grateful for the trust you have shown us over the years and can't wait to welcome you back.

    VENUE SAFETY MEASURES

    Venue protocols will include all of the following and any required local guidelines such as PPE (Face Masks) and Physical Distancing, which are subject to change:

    • Enhanced Cleaning: with a focus on ‘high touch areas’ such as door handles, restrooms, and food & beverage areas
    • Personal Hygiene: hand sanitizer stations will be located in common areas
    • Increased Air Circulation: venues will keep HVAC systems operational during training, to introduce fresh air into the meeting space.
    SANS SAFETY MEASURES

    While we have taken extraordinary planning steps to be thoughtful and deliberate about our framework, fluidity remains with local ordinances. Our measures will be implemented in accordance with these local government agencies and may vary depending on timing. These measures may include some or all of the following measures:

    • Vaccinations: SANS Staff & Faculty will be fully vaccinated prior to travel. We highly encourage you do the same or exercise your due diligence before traveling to an in-person event. Exploring alternative options are encouraged including our Live Online Training events
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): an adjustable, cloth mask will be provided at check-in. Face masks may be required in both common areas and in the meeting space and will be confirmed at event check-in. Guidance will be implemented in accordance with local and venue ordinance
    • Physical Distancing: inside of classrooms, seating areas may be arranged to ensure proper distancing
    • Reduced Contact: at registration, SANS aims to reduce queuing and offer limited-contact registration