Hands-On Cyber Security Training Taught by Real-World Practitioners

Attend in San Diego, CA or Live Online

Learn real-world cyber security skills from top industry experts during SANS Security West 2023 (May 15-20). Join us In-Person in San Diego, CA or Live Online 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 West 2023 Features:

  • Courses In-Person or Live Online
  • Core Cyber Defense and DFIR NetWars Tournaments In-Person only
  • Practical cyber security training taught by real-world practitioners
  • Hands-on labs in a virtual environment
  • Courses include electronic and printed books
  • Several courses align with GIAC certifications

Please note, courses are available In-Person in San Diego, CA 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. Register now to secure your spot.

Live Online Training

Live Online courses include live stream instruction with real-time support from GIAC-certified teaching assistants, plus an archive of course lectures uploaded to your account daily during the event and four months of access to your course lectures recordings.

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.

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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    Important Dates

    Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
    April 28, 2023 April 26, 2023

    Location

    Manchester Grand Hyatt

    One Market Place
    San Diego, CA 92101

    Phone: 619-232-1234

    Manchester Grand Hyatt

    Explore Southern California’s vibrant culture and natural beauty from this waterfront hotel in downtown San Diego. Experience spacious rooms, stunning views, and upscale amenities steps from the city’s top attractions. Guests enjoy easy access to San Diego’s best beaches, restaurants, shops, entertainment venues, and more.

    Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

    A special discounted rate of $269.00 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 Thursday, April 20, 2023.

    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 Manchester Grand Hyatt

    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 Manchester Grand Hyatt, 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 Manchester Grand Hyatt that you won't want to miss!

    Travel Arrangements and Directions

    Please visit the hotel’s website or contact them directly at 619-232-1234 for prevailing parking rates that are subject to change prior to the official meeting dates.

    From San Diego International Airport (SAN): Approximately 3.4 miles.

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    Experience San Diego

    3 Quick Facts about San Diego

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    2. San Diego International Airport is the busiest single runway airport in the U.S.
    3. San Diego is home to the world’s oldest sailing ship, The Star of India.

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    Health and Safety Information

    As we welcome you back to In-Person Training, your safety remains our greatest priority. We continue to make proactive decisions that are grounded in care, ensuring your peace of mind and we are grateful for the trust you have shown us over the years.

    SANS continues to adhere to all official government and local authority guidance, as well as any venue or location-specific imposed regulation.

    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.

    Our measures will be implemented in accordance with local government agencies guidance in effect during the event. As a result, our practices may vary from event to event.

    • 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.
    • We will ensure proper distancing, where needed, inside of classrooms and event seating areas.
    • We intend to deliver the highest level of hygiene and safety protocol during our event to ensure attendees, faculty, staff, sponsors, and vendors can connect, learn, network, and return to business as usual, effectively, and safely.