Come to Phoenix-Tempe for Hands-on Cyber Security Training

Attend In-Person or Live Online

Build your skillset with actionable techniques to prevent attacks that you can implement immediately. Join us in Tempe, AZ or Live Online for SANS Phoenix-Tempe 2023 (December 4– 9, MST), and learn from experienced instructors.

SANS Phoenix 2023 Features

  • In-Person or Live Online training (see Available Courses for details)
  • 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
  • Earn CPE credits towards a certification renewal

Please note, courses are available In-Person in Tempe, AZ 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.

Live Online Training

Live Online courses include live stream instruction with real-time support from GIAC-certified teacher 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

    We are excited you are joining us for SANS Phoenix-Tempe 2023! Let us know what course you’re taking and what you are looking forward to during your SANS Training experience.

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    Important Dates

    Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
    November 17, 2023 November 17, 2023


    Tempe Mission Palms

    60 E 5th Street
    Tempe, AZ 85281

    Phone: 480-894-1400

    Tempe Mission Palms

    Discover the celebrated hotel retreat in the center of vibrant downtown Tempe, AZ. From the smell of the citrus in the courtyard, to the soothing sound of the fountain, you will be surrounded with a sense of relaxation at Tempe Mission Palms that will immerse you in this beautiful desert destination. The AAA Four Diamond rated hotel near Phoenix Airport, is situated in the heart of the Mill Avenue district, where you can walk to over 100 shops, restaurants, and galleries.

    Hotel Special Rates and Reservations
    A special discounted rate of $219.00 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.

    There is a daily discounted resort fee of $14.95 per room, per day, plus applicable state and local tax. Resort fee includes airport transportation, valet or self-parking, wireless high-speed internet in guest rooms, in-room coffee service, copy of USA Today, access to fitness center, and local telephone calls. The resort fee discount will be applied at check-in.

    These rates are only available through Friday, November 17, 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 Tempe Mission Palms

    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 Tempe Mission Palms, 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 Tempe Mission Palms that you won't want to miss!

    Travel Arrangements and Directions

    Valet and self-parking are included complementary with the resort fee for overnight guests. Parking is available for daily drive-in attendees using valet for hotel garage or self-parking spaces surrounding venue. Please visit the hotel’s website or contact them directly at 480-894-1400 for prevailing parking rates that are subject to change prior to the official meeting dates.

    From Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX): Approximately 4.2 miles.

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    Experience Phoenix

    3 Quick Facts about Phoenix

    1. Phoenix is the fifth largest city nationwide.
    2. The Sonoran Desert, where Phoenix is located, is one of the greenest and wettest deserts in the entirety of North America because the Sonoran Desert gets 3-15 inches of rain every year.
    3. Phoenix does not observe daylight savings time.

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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.