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World-class cyber security training in Europe and the Middle East

SANS Institute is the largest and most trusted provider of cyber security training in the world. We have done this successfully for over 29 years and have well over 200.000 alumni worldwide.

Our mission is to deliver cutting-edge cyber security knowledge and skills to companies, military organizations, and governments in order to protect people and assets.

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Cutting Edge Training

The courses prepare students to meet today's threats and tomorrow's challenges. We constantly update and rewrite courses to teach the most cutting-edge tools and techniques that are proven to keep networks and data safe.

SANS training has been created with the practical needs of the student in mind. Students are immersed in hands-on lab exercises designed for them to practice, hone, and perfect what they've learned.

Students can deploy what they've learned immediately upon returning to the office. That is the SANS promise.

Find your Course

The SANS curriculum spans: Cyber Defence, Digital Forensics, Incident Response, Management, Penetration Testing, Secure Software Development, Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and Audit.

Course List

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Skills based Roadmap

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Learn from global experts

SANS courses are taught by an unmatched faculty of active security professionals. Each instructor brings a wealth of real-world experience to every classroom - both live and online. SANS instructors work for high profile organisations as red team leaders, CISO's, technical directors and research fellows.

Along with their respected technical credentials, SANS instructors are also expert teachers. Their passion for topics shines through, making the SANS classroom dynamic and effective.

There is no better way to learn information security today. Both the material and the instructors are world class. - Mikkel Seiero, IBM

Hear from our Alumni

SANS has trained over 200,000 IT security professionals. Each and every one of them go home with the SANS promise that they're capable of applying their learnings directly when getting back to the office. Find out below what some of our Alumni have to say about their SANS training experience.




Skills Validation

Many of the SANS courses align to Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) examinations.

The GIAC validates the skills of information security professionals, proving that those certified have the deep skills and technical knowledge necessary to work in key areas of cyber security.

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Training Events
Title Location Dates
SANS Amsterdam May 2021 Virtual - Central European Summer Time, NL May 17, 2021 - May 22, 2021
SANS London May 2021 Virtual - British Summer Time, GB May 24, 2021 - May 29, 2021
SANS Stockholm May 2021 Virtual - Central European Summer Time, SE May 31, 2021 - Jun 05, 2021
SANS In French May 2021 Virtual - Central European Summer Time, FR May 31, 2021 - Jun 05, 2021
SANS Amsterdam June 2021 Virtual - Central European Summer Time, NL Jun 07, 2021 - Jun 12, 2021
SANS Paris June 2021 Virtual - Central European Summer Time, FR Jun 14, 2021 - Jun 19, 2021
NL Ministry of Justice Private SEC487 May 2021 The Hague, NL Jun 14, 2021 - Jun 19, 2021
SANS MGT433 Europe Online June 2021 Virtual - Central European Summer Time, NL Jun 28, 2021 - Jun 29, 2021
SANS FOR508 Europe Online July 2021 Virtual - British Summer Time, GB Jul 05, 2021 - Jul 10, 2021
SANS London July 2021 - Live Online Virtual - British Summer Time, GB Jul 05, 2021 - Jul 10, 2021
SANS SEC504 (In Spanish) July 2021 Virtual - Central European Summer Time, ES Jul 12, 2021 - Jul 23, 2021
SANS Amsterdam July 2021 Virtual - Central European Summer Time, NL Jul 19, 2021 - Jul 24, 2021
SANS Pen Test Hackfest Europe 2021 Virtual - Central European Summer Time, DE Jul 26, 2021 - Jul 31, 2021
SANS Human Risk August 2021 Virtual - British Summer Time, GB Aug 03, 2021 - Aug 04, 2021
SANS Prague August 2021 Virtual - Central European Summer Time, CZ Aug 09, 2021 - Aug 14, 2021
SANS Summer Dunes August 2021 Virtual - Gulf Standard Time, AE Aug 14, 2021 - Aug 19, 2021
SANS London August 2021 - Live Online Virtual - British Summer Time, GB Aug 23, 2021 - Aug 28, 2021
SANS Amsterdam September 2021 - Live Online Virtual - Central European Summer Time, NL Sep 06, 2021 - Sep 14, 2021
SANS Kingdom Cloud Security 2021 - Live Online Virtual - Arabia Standard Time, SA Sep 11, 2021 - Sep 16, 2021
SANS Zurich September 2021 - Live Online Zurich, CH Sep 20, 2021 - Sep 25, 2021
SANS London September 2021 - Live Online Virtual - British Summer Time, GB Sep 27, 2021 - Oct 02, 2021
SANS In French September 2021 Virtual - Central European Summer Time, FR Sep 27, 2021 - Oct 02, 2021
UK Cabinet Office Private SEC250 September 2021 GB Sep 28, 2021 - Sep 29, 2021
SANS DFIR Europe 2021 Virtual - Central European Summer Time, CZ Oct 04, 2021 - Oct 09, 2021
SANS Amsterdam October 2021 Virtual - Central European Summer Time, NL Oct 04, 2021 - Oct 09, 2021
SANS Cyber Safari October 2021 Virtual - Arabia Standard Time, SA Oct 09, 2021 - Oct 21, 2021
SANS London October 2021 Virtual - British Summer Time, GB Oct 11, 2021 - Oct 16, 2021
SANS FOR508 In Italian October 2021 Virtual - Central European Summer Time, IT Oct 18, 2021 - Oct 23, 2021
SANS Munich October 2021 Virtual - Central European Summer Time, DE Oct 18, 2021 - Oct 23, 2021
SANS London November 2021 Virtual - Greenwich Mean Time, GB Nov 01, 2021 - Nov 06, 2021
SANS Gulf Region 2021 Virtual - Gulf Standard Time, AE Nov 13, 2021 - Nov 25, 2021
SANS Paris November 2021 Virtual - Central European Time, FR Nov 15, 2021 - Nov 27, 2021
SANS Amsterdam November 2021 Virtual - Central European Time, NL Nov 29, 2021 - Dec 04, 2021
SANS FOR578 (In Spanish) November 2021 Virtual - Central European Time, ES Nov 29, 2021 - Dec 04, 2021
SANS London December 2021 Virtual - Greenwich Mean Time, GB Dec 06, 2021 - Dec 11, 2021
SANS Frankfurt December 2021 Virtual - Central European Time, DE Dec 13, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021
SANS London July 2021 London, GB Jul 05, 2021 - Jul 10, 2021
SANS London August 2021 London, GB Aug 23, 2021 - Aug 28, 2021
SANS Amsterdam September 2021 Amsterdam, NL Sep 06, 2021 - Sep 14, 2021
SANS Kingdom Cloud Security 2021 Virtual - Arabia Standard Time, SA Sep 11, 2021 - Sep 16, 2021
SANS Zurich September 2021 Zurich, CH Sep 20, 2021 - Sep 25, 2021
SANS London September 2021 London, GB Sep 27, 2021 - Oct 02, 2021