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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 Cairo October 2019 Cairo, EG Oct 19, 2019 - Oct 24, 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
European Security Awareness Summit 2019 London, GB Nov 18, 2019 - Nov 21, 2019
SANS Cyber Threat Summit 2019 London, GB Nov 25, 2019 - Nov 26, 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
SANS Threat Hunting & IR Europe Summit & Training 2020 London, GB Jan 13, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020
SANS Amsterdam January 2020 Amsterdam, NL Jan 20, 2020 - Jan 25, 2020
SANS Vienna January 2020 Vienna, AT Jan 27, 2020 - Feb 01, 2020
SANS London February 2020 London, GB Feb 10, 2020 - Feb 15, 2020
SANS Dubai February 2020 Dubai, AE Feb 15, 2020 - Feb 20, 2020
SANS Brussels February 2020 Brussels, BE Feb 17, 2020 - Feb 22, 2020
SANS Zurich February 2020 Zurich, CH Feb 24, 2020 - Feb 29, 2020
SANS Manchester February 2020 Manchester, GB Feb 24, 2020 - Feb 29, 2020
SANS Munich March 2020 Munich, DE Mar 02, 2020 - Mar 07, 2020
SANS Jeddah March 2020 Jeddah, SA Mar 07, 2020 - Mar 12, 2020
SANS Paris March 2020 Paris, FR Mar 09, 2020 - Mar 14, 2020
SANS Prague March 2020 Prague, CZ Mar 09, 2020 - Mar 14, 2020
SANS Doha March 2020 Doha, QA Mar 14, 2020 - Mar 19, 2020
SANS SEC401 Lille March 2020 (in French) Lille, FR Mar 16, 2020 - Mar 21, 2020
SANS SEC504 Nantes March 2020 (in French) Nantes, FR Mar 16, 2020 - Mar 21, 2020
SANS London March 2020 London, GB Mar 16, 2020 - Mar 21, 2020
SANS SEC560 Lyon March 2020 (In French) Lyon, FR Mar 23, 2020 - Mar 28, 2020
SANS Oslo March 2020 Oslo, NO Mar 23, 2020 - Mar 28, 2020
SANS Madrid March 2020 Madrid, ES Mar 23, 2020 - Mar 28, 2020
SANS Abu Dhabi March 2020 Abu Dhabi, AE Mar 28, 2020 - Apr 02, 2020
SANS Frankfurt March 2020 Frankfurt, DE Mar 30, 2020 - Apr 04, 2020
SANS FOR585 Rome March 2020 (In Italian) Rome, IT Mar 30, 2020 - Apr 04, 2020
SANS Muscat April 2020 Muscat, OM Apr 04, 2020 - Apr 09, 2020
SANS Brussels April 2020 Brussels, BE Apr 20, 2020 - Apr 25, 2020
SANS London April 2020 London, GB Apr 20, 2020 - Apr 25, 2020
SANS Milan May 2020 Milan, IT May 04, 2020 - May 09, 2020
SANS Bucharest May 2020 Bucharest, RO May 04, 2020 - May 09, 2020
SANS Amsterdam May 2020 Amsterdam, NL May 11, 2020 - May 18, 2020
SANS London May 2020 London, GB May 18, 2020 - May 23, 2020
SANS Stockholm May 2020 Stockholm, SE May 25, 2020 - May 30, 2020
SANS Dublin May 2020 Dublin, IE May 25, 2020 - May 30, 2020
SANS Krakow May 2020 Krakow, PL May 25, 2020 - May 30, 2020
SANS London June 2020 London, GB Jun 01, 2020 - Jun 06, 2020
SANS Paris June 2020 Paris, FR Jun 08, 2020 - Jun 13, 2020
SANS ICS Europe Summit & Training 2020 Munich, DE Jun 08, 2020 - Jun 13, 2020
SANS Budapest June 2020 Budapest, HU Jun 08, 2020 - Jun 13, 2020
SANS FOR508 Milan June 2020 (in Italian) Milan, IT Jun 08, 2020 - Jun 13, 2020
SANS Zurich June 2020 Zurich, CH Jun 15, 2020 - Jun 20, 2020
SANS Munich July 2020 Munich, DE Jul 06, 2020 - Jul 11, 2020
SANS London July 2020 London, GB Jul 13, 2020 - Jul 18, 2020
SANS Pen Test Hackfest Europe Summit & Training 2020 Berlin, DE Jul 19, 2020 - Jul 25, 2020
SANS London August 2020 London, GB Aug 03, 2020 - Aug 08, 2020
SANS Amsterdam August 2020 Amsterdam, NL Aug 17, 2020 - Aug 22, 2020
SANS Copenhagen August 2020 Copenhagen, DK Aug 24, 2020 - Aug 29, 2020
SANS Dubai August 2020 Dubai, AE Aug 29, 2020 - Sep 03, 2020
SANS Brussels September 2020 Brussels, BE Sep 07, 2020 - Sep 12, 2020
SANS Munich September 2020 Munich, DE Sep 14, 2020 - Sep 19, 2020
SANS Doha October 2020 Doha, QA Oct 24, 2020 - Oct 29, 2020
SANS Amsterdam October 2020 Amsterdam, NL Oct 26, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
SANS Amsterdam November 2020 Amsterdam, NL Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 21, 2020
SANS FOR500 Rome November 2020 (in Italian) Rome, IT Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 21, 2020