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Why Choose SANS for Security Training?

As the leading organization in cyber security training, the SANS Institute is known for providing intensive, immersion courses designed to help you and your staff master the practical steps necessary for defending systems, networks and infrastructure. Validate your training by obtaining a GIAC certification and continue your education with our Cyber Ranges and free resources.

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SANS Suite of Offerings

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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    Department of Defense Directive 8570 has been replaced by the DoD CIO as DoDD 8140; DoDD 8570 is now a part of a larger initiative that falls under the guidelines of DoDD 8140.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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  • 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 Cyber Ranges

    SANS developed a suite of hands-on, interactive learning cyber ranges (NetWars, CyberCity and Cyber STX) that enable information security professionals to develop and master the real-world, in-depth skills they need to excel in their field.

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

  • 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 Program

    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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  • 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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