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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 Frankfurt March 2020 Frankfurt, DE Mar 30, 2020 - Apr 04, 2020
SANS Middle East April 2020 Dubai, AE Apr 11, 2020 - Apr 16, 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 Munich July 2020 Munich, DE Jul 06, 2020 - Jul 11, 2020
SANS Riyadh July 2020 Riyadh, SA Jul 11, 2020 - Jul 16, 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 Prague August 2020 Prague, CZ Aug 10, 2020 - Aug 15, 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 Riyadh September 2020 Riyadh, SA Sep 05, 2020 - Sep 10, 2020
SANS London September 2020 London, GB Sep 07, 2020 - Sep 12, 2020
SANS Brussels September 2020 Brussels, BE Sep 07, 2020 - Sep 12, 2020
SANS Bahrain September 2020 Manama, BH Sep 12, 2020 - Sep 17, 2020
SANS Munich September 2020 Munich, DE Sep 14, 2020 - Sep 19, 2020
SANS Paris September 2020 Paris, FR Sep 21, 2020 - Sep 26, 2020
SANS Warsaw September 2020 Warsaw, PL Sep 21, 2020 - Sep 26, 2020
SANS Kuwait September 2020 Salmiya, KW Sep 26, 2020 - Oct 01, 2020
SANS DFIR Europe Summit & Training 2020 Prague, CZ Oct 04, 2020 - Oct 10, 2020
SANS Istanbul October 2020 Istanbul, TR Oct 05, 2020 - Oct 10, 2020
SANS Rennes October (In French) Rennes, FR Oct 05, 2020 - Oct 10, 2020
SANS Muscat October 2020 Muscat, OM Oct 10, 2020 - Oct 15, 2020
SANS London October 2020 London, GB Oct 12, 2020 - Oct 17, 2020
SANS Riyadh October 2020 Riyadh, SA Oct 17, 2020 - Oct 22, 2020
SANS Rome October 2020 Rome, IT Oct 19, 2020 - Oct 24, 2020
SANS Stockholm October 2020 Stockholm, SE Oct 19, 2020 - Oct 24, 2020
SANS Cardiff October 2020 Cardiff, GB Oct 19, 2020 - Oct 24, 2020
SANS FOR500 Madrid October 2020 (In Spanish) Madrid, ES Oct 19, 2020 - Oct 24, 2020
SANS Doha October 2020 Doha, QA Oct 24, 2020 - Oct 29, 2020
SANS Geneva October 2020 Geneva, CH Oct 26, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
Purple Team Europe Summit and Training 2020 Amsterdam, NL Oct 26, 2020 - Nov 01, 2020
SANS Paris November 2020 Paris, FR Nov 02, 2020 - Nov 07, 2020
SANS London November 2020 London, GB Nov 02, 2020 - Nov 07, 2020
SANS Gulf Region 2020 Dubai, AE Nov 07, 2020 - Nov 19, 2020
SANS Lisbon November 2020 Lisbon, PT Nov 09, 2020 - Nov 14, 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
SANS Munich November 2020 Munich, DE Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 21, 2020
SANS SEC401 Madrid November 2020 (In Spanish) Madrid, ES Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 21, 2020
SANS Security Operations London 2020 London, GB Nov 30, 2020 - Dec 05, 2020
SANS Bahrain December 2020 Manama, BH Dec 05, 2020 - Dec 10, 2020
SANS Jubail December 2020 Jubail, SA Dec 05, 2020 - Dec 10, 2020
SANS Paris December 2020 Paris, FR Dec 07, 2020 - Dec 12, 2020
SANS London December 2020 London, GB Dec 07, 2020 - Dec 12, 2020
SANS Frankfurt December 2020 Frankfurt, DE Dec 07, 2020 - Dec 12, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling Webcast Classroom Training May 04, 2020 - Jun 10, 2020
Online Live Training - FOR508: Advanced Incident Response, Threat Hunting, and Digital Forensics Webcast Classroom Training May 04, 2020 - Jun 10, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style Webcast Classroom Training May 05, 2020 - Jun 11, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking Webcast Classroom Training May 05, 2020 - Jun 11, 2020
Online Live Training - FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis Webcast Classroom Training May 06, 2020 - Jun 12, 2020
Online Live Training - FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics: Threat Hunting, Analysis, and Incident Response Webcast Classroom Training May 06, 2020 - Jun 12, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC599: Defeating Advanced Adversaries - Purple Team Tactics & Kill Chain Defenses Webcast Classroom Training May 07, 2020 - Jun 15, 2020
Online Live Training - FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques Webcast Classroom Training May 07, 2020 - Jun 15, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering and Analysis Webcast Classroom Training May 08, 2020 - Jun 16, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations Webcast Classroom Training May 08, 2020 - Jun 16, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style Webcast Classroom Training May 18, 2020 - Jun 06, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking Webcast Classroom Training May 18, 2020 - Jun 06, 2020
Online Live Training - FOR508: Advanced Incident Response, Threat Hunting, and Digital Forensics Webcast Classroom Training May 19, 2020 - Jun 06, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling Webcast Classroom Training May 19, 2020 - Jun 06, 2020
Online Live Training - ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials Webcast Classroom Training May 25, 2020 - Jun 24, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations Webcast Classroom Training May 25, 2020 - Jun 24, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC555: SIEM with Tactical Analytics Webcast Classroom Training May 26, 2020 - Jul 02, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking Webcast Classroom Training May 26, 2020 - Jul 02, 2020
Online Live Training - FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence Webcast Classroom Training May 27, 2020 - Jun 26, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture and Engineering Webcast Classroom Training May 27, 2020 - Jul 10, 2020
Online Live Training - MGT514: Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership Webcast Classroom Training May 28, 2020 - Jun 29, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth Webcast Classroom Training May 28, 2020 - Jul 06, 2020
Online Live Training - FOR508: Advanced Incident Response, Threat Hunting, and Digital Forensics Webcast Classroom Training Jun 15, 2020 - Jul 04, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling Webcast Classroom Training Jun 15, 2020 - Jul 04, 2020
Online Live Training - FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis Webcast Classroom Training Jun 16, 2020 - Jul 04, 2020
Online Live Training - FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics: Threat Hunting, Analysis, and Incident Response Webcast Classroom Training Jun 16, 2020 - Jul 04, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering and Analysis Webcast Classroom Training Jun 22, 2020 - Jul 29, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations Webcast Classroom Training Jun 22, 2020 - Jul 29, 2020
Online Live Training - FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques Webcast Classroom Training Jun 23, 2020 - Jul 30, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC599: Defeating Advanced Adversaries - Purple Team Tactics & Kill Chain Defenses Webcast Classroom Training Jun 23, 2020 - Jul 30, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style Webcast Classroom Training Jun 24, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020
Online Live Training - SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking Webcast Classroom Training Jun 24, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020