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Essentials Live Online 2020 - Live Online

Virtual, Australia Eastern | Mon, Aug 17 - Sat, Aug 22, 2020

SANS Essentials Live Online 2020

SANS Essentials Live Online 2020

  • In-depth, practical cyber security courses → VIEW COURSES
  • Interactive sessions delivered by top SANS instructors
  • E-books and hands-on virtual labs

Learn top-notch cyber security skills with live streaming training

Threats approach from every direction and SANS delivers reliable, professional information security training for every member of your organization – leaving no one unprepared. Learn the vital skills to mitigate these attacks at SANS Essentials Live Online 2020. SANS Live Online offers live-stream, instructor-led cyber security training, plus new virtual NetWars challenges, dedicated chat channels for interactive virtual networking, and more!

Get the best all-round training experience using the SANS Flexi-Pass

For a limited time only, you can use the SANS Flexi-Pass to gain access to all of SANS training platforms and more.

The SANS Flexi-Pass not only provides access to your course through SANS Live Online, but you also get the option to take your training through SANS OnDemand (with 8 months of access) AND you can attend your chosen class at a SANS In-Person training event when these come back after September 1st.

On top of that, you also get a complimentary GIAC Certification attempt AND 8 months of access to NetWars Continuous. All accessible through the Flexi-Pass for the price of ONE training course.

Get your Flexi-Pass

Training schedule

The SANS Essentials Live Online 2020 event will run from Mon, Aug 17 - Sat, Aug 22, 2020. Standard classes will run at the following times:

Time zone Hours

Australian Eastern Time

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AEST

Singapore Time

7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. SGT

Hong Kong Time

7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. HKT

Japan Standard Time

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. JST

Pacific Daylight Time
(Sunday Aug 17 - Fri Aug 22)

4:00 p.m. - midnight PDT

*SEC401 and SEC503 are bootcamp classes so will run 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. AEST on training days 1-5.

SANS Live Online

SANS Live Online offers live, interactive streaming sessions delivered directly from your instructor. Featuring many of the activities that SANS students love at training events such as bonus topical presentations, cyber range challenges, networking via chat channels, and live access to top SANS instructors – Live Online is a flexible and fun way to learn.

What attendees say about their SANS Live Online training experience:

"Live Online is executed flawlessly. Having the ability to go back and look at the recordings nightly for anything I missed when the inevitable work distraction happens is invaluable.”- James Bacon, Redlegg

All Live Online courses include:

  • Interactive, instructor-led sessions hosted by your SANS instructor
  • Conveniently scheduled in your geography
  • Hands-On Lab exercises during your course
  • Interactive classes allow you to discuss course topics with the instructor and other students in real-time
  • Four months of online access to the archive of your live course lectures
  • Electronic, full-color courseware and materials
  • Virtual teaching assistant and/or moderator support during the live sessions

Your Options to Extend Training and Certify:

  • Option to attempt associated GIAC Certification covering 32+ certifications
    • Printed books included with your GIAC attempt purchase
  • Optional OnDemand Course bundle includes:
    • Extend your hands-on lab access for 4 months
    • GIAC Certified Subject Matter Expert support for content and labs for 4 months

NetWars Tournament – complimentary with your Live Online course

NetWars Tournaments have always been a great way to apply what you learn during your SANS class but also to learn new skills and tricks while playing against your peers. World renowned for being one of the best CTF exercises in the industry, we’re now adding this additional training experience onto your SANS Live Online course.

With your registration at SANS Essentials Live Online 2020, you will be eligible to join the SANS Core NetWars Tournament held on 20 - 21 August. Industry-relevant and innovative, the SANS Core NetWars Tournament is the ultimate cybersecurity range for powering up your skills in a fun, multi-disciplinary, and collaborative environment. This is an exclusive opportunity only open to students registered at this Live Online event.

Once you’ve registered for a Live Online event, you will be emailed with further information for the relevant tournament. Please contact should you have any questions related to the NetWars tournament or this event.