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Why Choose SANS for Security Training?

As the leading organization in information, network, and computer security training, the SANS Institute is known for providing intensive, immersion training courses designed to help you and your staff master the practical steps necessary for defending systems and networks. In addition to top-notch training, we offer certification via GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, a certification body featuring over 20 hands-on, technical certifications in information security, and optional Master's Degree programs through SANS Technology Institute graduate school, as well as numerous free security resources including newsletters, whitepapers and webcasts. Learn More

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SANS Cyber Ranges

Individual learning (NetWars) team-based table-top learning (CyberCity) team-based realistic life-sized exercise (Cyber STX)

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*Use of Atterbury-Muscatatuck logos or graphics does not constitute endorsement by the US Government. SANS Cyber STX developed a training package to be executed at MUTC.


At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners in government agencies, corporations, and universities around the world who invest hundreds of hours each year in research and teaching to help the entire information security community. View a selection of the programs we offer below:

  • SANS 8570/8140 Solutions

    Department of Defense Directive 8570 has been replaced by the DoD CIO as DoDD 8140; DoDD 8570 is now a part of a larger initiative that falls under the guidelines of DoDD 8140. DoDD 8140 provides guidance and procedures for the training, certification, and management of all government employees who conduct Information Assurance functions in assigned duty positions. These individuals are required to carry an approved certification for their particular job classification. GIAC certifications are among those required for Technical, Management, CND, and IASAE classifications.

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  • SANS Cyber Ranges

    Cyber Ranges are two security challenges, Cyber Quests and NetWars. Each of these challenges provides a unique hands-on experience that teaches valuable lessons and concepts in computer and network security.

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  • GIAC Certifications

    GIAC Certifications develops and administers premier, professional information security certifications. More than 30 cyber security certifications align with SANS training and ensure mastery in critical, specialized InfoSec domains. GIAC Certifications provide the highest and most rigorous assurance of cyber security knowledge and skill available to industry, government, and military clients across the world.

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  • The NICE Framework

    SANS training courses and GIAC Certifications go far beyond theory and teach technical, hands-on skills necessary to defend our nations networks and critical infrastructure against foreign and domestic threats. SANS training and GIAC Certifications focus on advanced knowledge, skills and applications needed to prove your team can meet Federal Contract requirements.

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  • SANS Master's Degree

    The Master of Science degree programs in Information Security Engineering and Management provide a comprehensive array of courses that allow students to gain technical mastery of technologies and processes that set apart the leading security practitioners in the field. Equally important are the additional courses and special programs the degree offers that enables students to master communications, project management, teaching, mentoring and persuasive skills.

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  • Private Information Security Training

    SANS Institute's Private Information Security Training options allow you to create a custom training program for any group of 25 students or more, anywhere in the world. With options for commercial groups and government organizations, private information security training will be specifically designed to meet your needs using SANS' top technology and instruction. We'll provide you with SANS' world-class courses and Certified Instructors live onsite, online or a combination of both via our Simulcast option.

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  • Voucher Credits

    The SANS Voucher Program allows organizations to centrally allocate and manage their training budget. Based on the amount funded into the program, an organization may earn bonus funds that can be applied to training or GIAC certifications.

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