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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 DFIR: Summer Breach 2020 AE Jul 06, 2020 - Jul 11, 2020
SANS Pen Test Hackfest Training 2020 AE Jul 06, 2020 - Jul 11, 2020
SANS Blue Team and Purple Team 2020 AE Jul 13, 2020 - Jul 18, 2020
Summer Cases: SANS DFIR 2020 AE Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020
SANS Security Management 2020 AE Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020
SANS Attack the Summer 2020 AE Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020
SANS Blue Team Summer Camp Europe 2020 AE Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020
SANS Special Investigations 2020 AE Aug 03, 2020 - Aug 08, 2020
SANS Europe Pen Test Special 2020 AE Aug 03, 2020 - Aug 08, 2020
SANS Cloud Security Europe 2020 AE Aug 10, 2020 - Aug 15, 2020
SANS Security Leadership Week Europe 2020 AE Aug 10, 2020 - Aug 15, 2020
SANS SEC401 Europe Online August 2020 AE Aug 10, 2020 - Aug 15, 2020
SANS SEC487 Europe Online 2020 AE Aug 17, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020
SANS SEC540 Europe Online 2020 AE Aug 17, 2020 - Aug 21, 2020
SANS Summer Forensics Europe 2020 AE Aug 17, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020
SANS ICS Europe August 2020 AE Aug 17, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020
SANS Summer Hack Europe 2020 AE Aug 17, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020
SANS SIEM & Purple Team Tactics Online 2020 AE Aug 17, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020
SANS Amsterdam August 2020 Part 1 Amsterdam, NL Aug 03, 2020 - Aug 08, 2020
SANS Amsterdam August 2020 Part 2 Amsterdam, NL Aug 17, 2020 - Aug 22, 2020
SANS London September 2020 London, GB Sep 07, 2020 - Sep 12, 2020
SANS Munich September 2020 Munich, DE Sep 14, 2020 - Sep 19, 2020
SANS FOR500 Milan 2020 (In Italian) Milan, IT Oct 05, 2020 - Oct 10, 2020
SANS Amsterdam October 2020 Amsterdam, NL Oct 05, 2020 - Oct 10, 2020
SANS London October 2020 London, GB Oct 12, 2020 - Oct 17, 2020
SANS Stockholm October 2020 Stockholm, SE Oct 19, 2020 - Oct 24, 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 Amsterdam November 2020 Amsterdam, NL Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 21, 2020
SANS FOR508 Rome 2020 (in Italian) Rome, IT Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 21, 2020
SANS Munich November 2020 Munich, DE Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 21, 2020
SANS Frankfurt November 2020 Frankfurt, DE Nov 30, 2020 - Dec 05, 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 SEC504 (In Spanish) Online 2020 Webcast Classroom Training Jun 29, 2020 - Jul 10, 2020
Live Online - SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking Webcast Classroom Training Jul 06, 2020 - Aug 12, 2020
Live Online - SEC450: Blue Team Fundamentals: Security Operations and Analysis Webcast Classroom Training Jul 06, 2020 - Jul 23, 2020
Live Online - SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations Webcast Classroom Training Jul 07, 2020 - Aug 06, 2020
Live Online - ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials Webcast Classroom Training Jul 07, 2020 - Aug 06, 2020
Live Online - SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling Webcast Classroom Training Jul 09, 2020 - Aug 17, 2020
Live Online - FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques Webcast Classroom Training Jul 13, 2020 - Aug 01, 2020
Live Online - FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis Webcast Classroom Training Jul 21, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020
Live Online - SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations Webcast Classroom Training Jul 28, 2020 - Sep 03, 2020
Live Online - SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture and Engineering Webcast Classroom Training Jul 28, 2020 - Sep 03, 2020
Live Online - SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth Webcast Classroom Training Jul 29, 2020 - Sep 04, 2020
Live Online - FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis Webcast Classroom Training Aug 10, 2020 - Aug 29, 2020
Live Online - SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling Webcast Classroom Training Aug 11, 2020 - Aug 29, 2020
Live Online - FOR508: Advanced Incident Response, Threat Hunting, and Digital Forensics Webcast Classroom Training Aug 11, 2020 - Aug 29, 2020
SANS SEC401 Multi-Week Europe Online 2020 Webcast Classroom Training Aug 17, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020
SANS SEC545 Multi-Week Europe Online 2020 Webcast Classroom Training Aug 17, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020
SANS FOR500 (In Spanish) Online 2020 Webcast Classroom Training Oct 19, 2020 - Oct 30, 2020
SANS SEC401 (In Spanish) Online 2020 Webcast Classroom Training Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 27, 2020
SANS FOR508 (In Spanish) Online 2020 Webcast Classroom Training Nov 23, 2020 - Dec 04, 2020