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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

View all 65 of our courses and filter by curriculum to find your next course

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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 SEC560 Lille 2020 (In French) Lille, FR Oct 26, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
SANS Geneva October 2020 CH Oct 26, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
SANS Cologne October 2020 DE Oct 26, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
SANS Paris November 2020 FR Nov 02, 2020 - Nov 07, 2020
SANS London November 2020 GB Nov 02, 2020 - Nov 07, 2020
SANS Gulf Region 2020 Dubai, AE Nov 07, 2020 - Nov 26, 2020
SANS FOR508 Rome 2020 (in Italian) Rome, IT Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 21, 2020
SANS Amsterdam November 2020 NL Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 21, 2020
SANS Munich November 2020 DE Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 21, 2020
SANS Stay Sharp: Europe 2020 NL Nov 23, 2020 - Nov 24, 2020
SANS Frankfurt November 2020 DE Nov 30, 2020 - Dec 05, 2020
SANS Paris December 2020 FR Dec 07, 2020 - Dec 12, 2020
SANS London December 2020 GB Dec 07, 2020 - Dec 12, 2020
SANS Threat Hunting Europe 2021 GB Jan 11, 2021 - Jan 16, 2021
SANS Security Fundamentals 2021 NL Jan 18, 2021 - Jan 29, 2021
SANS Amsterdam January 2021 NL Jan 25, 2021 - Jan 30, 2021
SANS DFIR Europe Multi-Week 2021 NL Feb 01, 2021 - Feb 12, 2021
SANS Cloud Security Europe 2021 NL Feb 08, 2021 - Feb 13, 2021
SANS London February 2021 GB Feb 22, 2021 - Feb 27, 2021
SANS Paris March 2021 FR Mar 08, 2021 - Mar 13, 2021
SANS Forensics Middle East March 2021 AE Mar 13, 2021 - Mar 18, 2021
SANS Stay Sharp: Europe March 2021 NL Mar 15, 2021 - Mar 25, 2021
SANS Prague March 2021 CZ Mar 15, 2021 - Mar 20, 2021
SANS Riyadh March 2021 Riyadh, SA Mar 20, 2021 - Apr 01, 2021
SANS Munich March 2021 DE Mar 22, 2021 - Mar 27, 2021
SANS FOR508 (In Spanish) Online 2020 Webcast Classroom Training Nov 23, 2020 - Dec 04, 2020