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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



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 Zurich February 2019 Zurich, CH Feb 18, 2019 - Feb 23, 2019
SANS Riyadh February 2019 Riyadh, SA Feb 23, 2019 - Feb 28, 2019
SANS Brussels February 2019 Brussels, BE Feb 25, 2019 - Mar 02, 2019
SANS London March 2019 London, GB Mar 11, 2019 - Mar 16, 2019
SANS Munich March 2019 Munich, DE Mar 18, 2019 - Mar 23, 2019
SANS SEC504 Paris March 2019 (in French) Paris, FR Mar 18, 2019 - Mar 23, 2019
SANS Doha March 2019 Doha, QA Mar 23, 2019 - Mar 28, 2019
SANS Jeddah March 2019 Jeddah, SA Mar 23, 2019 - Mar 28, 2019
SANS Madrid March 2019 Madrid, ES Mar 25, 2019 - Mar 30, 2019
SANS SEC560 Paris March 2019 (in French) Paris, FR Mar 25, 2019 - Mar 30, 2019
SANS Cyber Security Middle East Summit Abu Dhabi, AE Apr 04, 2019 - Apr 11, 2019
SANS London April 2019 London, GB Apr 08, 2019 - Apr 13, 2019
SANS Riyadh April 2019 Riyadh, SA Apr 13, 2019 - Apr 18, 2019
SANS FOR585 Madrid April 2019 (in Spanish) Madrid, ES Apr 22, 2019 - Apr 27, 2019
SANS Muscat April 2019 Muscat, OM Apr 27, 2019 - May 02, 2019
SANS Bucharest May 2019 Bucharest, RO May 06, 2019 - May 11, 2019
SANS Stockholm May 2019 Stockholm, SE May 13, 2019 - May 18, 2019
SANS Milan May 2019 Milan, IT May 13, 2019 - May 18, 2019
SANS Dublin May 2019 Dublin, IE May 13, 2019 - May 18, 2019
SANS Amsterdam May 2019 Amsterdam, NL May 20, 2019 - May 25, 2019
SANS Krakow May 2019 Krakow, PL May 27, 2019 - Jun 01, 2019
SANS London June 2019 London, GB Jun 03, 2019 - Jun 08, 2019
SANS Zurich June 2019 Zurich, CH Jun 03, 2019 - Jun 08, 2019
SANS FOR578 Madrid June 2019 (in Spanish) Madrid, ES Jun 03, 2019 - Jun 07, 2019
SANS ICS Europe 2019 Munich, DE Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 29, 2019
SANS Paris July 2019 Paris, FR Jul 01, 2019 - Jul 06, 2019
SANS Munich July 2019 Munich, DE Jul 01, 2019 - Jul 06, 2019
SANS London July 2019 London, GB Jul 08, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019
SANS Pen Test Hackfest Europe 2019 Berlin, DE Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
SANS Riyadh July 2019 Riyadh, SA Jul 27, 2019 - Aug 01, 2019
SANS London August 2019 London, GB Aug 05, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019
SANS Prague August 2019 Prague, CZ Aug 12, 2019 - Aug 17, 2019
SANS Amsterdam August 2019 Amsterdam, NL Aug 19, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019
SANS Copenhagen August 2019 Copenhagen, DK Aug 26, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019
SANS Munich September 2019 Munich, DE Sep 02, 2019 - Sep 07, 2019
SANS Brussels September 2019 Brussels, BE Sep 02, 2019 - Sep 07, 2019
SANS Oslo September 2019 Oslo, NO Sep 09, 2019 - Sep 14, 2019
SANS Dubai September 2019 Dubai, AE Sep 14, 2019 - Sep 19, 2019
SANS Paris September 2019 Paris, FR Sep 16, 2019 - Sep 21, 2019
SANS Rome September 2019 Rome, IT Sep 16, 2019 - Sep 21, 2019
SANS Bahrain September 2019 Bahrain, BH Sep 21, 2019 - Sep 26, 2019
SANS London September 2019 London, GB Sep 23, 2019 - Sep 28, 2019
SANS Kuwait September 2019 Salmiya, KW Sep 28, 2019 - Oct 03, 2019
SANS DFIR Prague 2019 Prague, CZ Sep 30, 2019 - Oct 06, 2019
SANS Cardiff September 2019 Cardiff, GB Sep 30, 2019 - Oct 05, 2019
SANS Riyadh October 2019 Riyadh, SA Oct 05, 2019 - Oct 10, 2019
SANS Lisbon October 2019 Lisbon, PT Oct 07, 2019 - Oct 12, 2019
SANS Doha October 2019 Doha, QA Oct 12, 2019 - Oct 17, 2019
SANS London October 2019 London, GB Oct 14, 2019 - Oct 19, 2019
SANS SEC504 Madrid October 2019 (in Spanish) Madrid, ES Oct 14, 2019 - Oct 19, 2019
SANS Amsterdam October 2019 Amsterdam, NL Oct 28, 2019 - Nov 02, 2019
SANS Paris November 2019 Paris, FR Nov 04, 2019 - Nov 09, 2019
SANS London November 2019 London, GB Nov 11, 2019 - Nov 16, 2019
SANS Gulf Region 2019 Dubai, AE Nov 16, 2019 - Nov 28, 2019
SANS Munich November 2019 Munich, DE Nov 18, 2019 - Nov 23, 2019
SANS SEC401 Madrid November 2019 (in Spanish) Madrid, ES Nov 18, 2019 - Nov 23, 2019
SANS Paris December 2019 Paris, FR Dec 02, 2019 - Dec 07, 2019
SANS Security Operations London 2019 London, GB Dec 02, 2019 - Dec 07, 2019
SANS Frankfurt December 2019 Frankfurt, DE Dec 09, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019