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Boston 2016

Boston, MA | Mon, Aug 1 - Sat, Aug 6, 2016
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Welcome to SANS Boston 2016

SANS Exceptional Training comes to Boston in August.

August is the best month to visit Boston and if you are thinking about it, we have carefully considered the training lineup for August 1-6. We are bringing our top courses and best instructors who will ensure that you not only learn the material, but that you can apply it immediately when you return to the office.

Put the skills you'll learn to practical use and join more than 77,000 GIAC certified professionals who make the Cybersecurity industry safe! Visit the GIAC page for more information, and register for your certification attempt today.

Earn your Master's Degree at SANS Technology Institute (STI). Take classes in Information Security Management (MSISM) or Engineering (MSISE). Apply today!

Our campus for the event is the Omni Parker House. The Omni Parker House is in the heart of downtown Boston -- at the foot of Beacon Hill near the Boston Common, Faneuil Hall marketplace, and Quincy Market.

Here is a list of Boston attractions and their distance from the hotel:

Arts & Culture
  • Theatre District - adjacent
  • Orpheum Theatre - 1 block
  • Emerson Theatre - 3 blocks
  • Historic Opera House - 3 blocks
  • Shubert Theatre - 4 blocks
  • Wilbur Theatre - 4 blocks
  • Children's Museum - 6 blocks
  • Museum of Science - 15 minutes (Green Line on the T)
  • Symphony Hall - 15 minutes (Green Line on the T)
  • DCR Hatch Memorial Shell - 15 minutes (Red Line on the T)
  • Museum of Fine Arts - 11 minute walk
  • Huntington Theatre - 13 minute walk
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Art Museum - 3 miles
  • JFK Library - 20 minutes (Red Line on the T)
  • Harvard University Museums - 15 minutes (Red Line on the T)
  • MIT Museum - 15 minutes (Red Line on the T)
  • Boston Public Library - 15 minutes (Green Line on the T)
  • Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum - blocks/10 minute walk
  • Museum of Contemporary Art - 15 minute walk
  • Seaport District - 10 minute walk
  • Attractions
  • On the historic Freedom Trail, a historic walking tour
  • Old City Hall - adjacent
  • Government Center - 1 block
  • Old Town Trolley Tours - 2 blocks
  • Massachusetts State house - 2 blocks
  • Faneuil Hall Marketplace/Quincy Market - 5 minute walk
  • New England Aquarium - 10 minute walk
  • Bunker Hill Monument - 2 miles
  • U.S.S. Constitution - 2 miles
  • Old South Meeting House - 2 blocks
  • Fenway Park - 15 minutes (Green Line on the T)
  • Why register for SANS Boston 2016? Here's what past alumni have said about the value of SANS training:

    "As someone new to information security this course helped me understand what is possible and what mindset is needed to work against this." -Travis Knox, FirstBank

    "This course (SEC401) provides an excellent refresher into the world of computer security, while providing some actionable info that can be used immediately." - Christopher Deslandes, Dominion Resource Services

    "I have been doing forensic investigations for several years, but would highly recommend this course (FOR408) both new and old forensic investigations. This is a great refresher course for me and I have leared a few new tricks." - Robert Galarza, JP Morgan Chase

    "SANS courses have made me want to eat, sleep, and breath security & forensics!" - Cory Flynn, Firewall Experts "SANS is the best security training you can get, period." - Don Lopez, Valley National Bank