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Network Security 2018

Las Vegas, NV | Sun, Sep 23 - Sun, Sep 30, 2018
This event is over,
but there are more training opportunities.

Over 45 Cyber Security Courses

Over 45 Cyber Security Courses

  • NEW courses covering SIEM, Wireless Pen Testing, Secure DevOps, Security Architecture and more
  • Four types of NetWars: Core, Cyber Defense, DFIR, and ICS.
  • Keynote Address: “WMI Attacks - What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You” by Chad Tilbury

Cyber Security Training in Las Vegas, Nevada

The cyber security industry needs skilled practitioners! Join us in Las Vegas for SANS Network Security 2018 (September 23-30), and get practical, relevant training you can put to work immediately. Choose from over 45 cutting-edge courses, and sharpen your skills with top-notch training taught by leading industry experts.

Event Schedule

Please check the schedule for course dates. Courses may begin and end on different days during the week of training.

  • Two-Day Courses Begin: Saturday, September 29
  • Four-, Five- and Six-Day Courses Begin: Sunday, September 23
  • NetWars: Wednesday, September 26 and Thursday, September 27

As cyber security threats change daily and attacks become more aggressive, SANS helps you stay ahead of the curve by providing unique, hands-on immersion training you can implement the day you return to work. Choose your course and register now to get the training you need to excel.

“SANS Network Security 2017 was a great way to get immersed into the SANS culture and learn about many different topics, as well as networking with other students from all around the world.” - Matthew Kremer, Booz Allen Hamilton

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Available Courses
Title Certification Instructor
New SEC455: SIEM Design & Implementation
John Hubbard
New SEC460: Enterprise Threat and Vulnerability Assessment
Tim Medin
Waitlist SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering and Analysis
Micah Hoffman
New SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth GCIA David Hoelzer
New SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling GCIH John Strand
Waitlist SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture
Eric Conrad
New SEC555: SIEM with Tactical Analytics GCDA Justin Henderson
New SEC573: Automating Information Security with Python GPYC Mark Baggett
New SEC599: Defeating Advanced Adversaries - Purple Team Tactics & Kill Chain Defenses GDAT Erik Van Buggenhout
New SEC617: Wireless Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GAWN Larry Pesce
New SEC642: Advanced Web App Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking, and Exploitation Techniques
Adrien de Beaupre
New FOR508: Advanced Digital Forensics, Incident Response, and Threat Hunting GCFA Chad Tilbury
New FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics: Threat Hunting, Analysis, and Incident Response GNFA Philip Hagen
New DEV540: Secure DevOps and Cloud Application Security
Eric Johnson
SEC301: Introduction to Cyber Security GISF Keith Palmgren
SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style GSEC Bryan Simon
SEC440: Critical Security Controls: Planning, Implementing, and Auditing
Chris Christianson
SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender GCED Bryce Galbraith
SEC505: Securing Windows and PowerShell Automation GCWN Jason Fossen
SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations GMON Seth Misenar
SEC522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials GWEB Dr. Johannes Ullrich
SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GWAPT Hassan El Hadary
Waitlist SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations
Dave Shackleford
SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GPEN Ed Skoudis
SEC564: Red Team Operations and Threat Emulation
Joe Vest
SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls - In-Depth GCCC James Tarala
Sold Out SEC575: Mobile Device Security and Ethical Hacking GMOB Christopher Crowley
Joshua Wright
SEC580: Metasploit Kung Fu for Enterprise Pen Testing
Jeff McJunkin
SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking GXPN Jake Williams
Brandon McCrillis
SEC760: Advanced Exploit Development for Penetration Testers
Stephen Sims
FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis GCFE Rob Lee
Waitlist FOR518: Mac and iOS Forensic Analysis and Incident Response
Sarah Edwards
Waitlist FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence GCTI Peter Szczepankiewicz
FOR585: Advanced Smartphone Forensics GASF Heather Mahalik
FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques GREM Lenny Zeltser
MGT414: SANS Training Program for CISSP® Certification GISP David R. Miller
MGT415: A Practical Introduction to Cyber Security Risk Management
Brian Ventura
MGT433: SANS Security Awareness: How to Build, Maintain, and Measure a Mature Awareness Program
Lance Spitzner
MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials For Managers with Knowledge Compression™ GSLC G. Mark Hardy
Waitlist MGT514: Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership GSTRT Frank Kim
MGT525: IT Project Management, Effective Communication, and PMP® Exam Prep GCPM Jeff Frisk
LEG523: Law of Data Security and Investigations GLEG Benjamin Wright
ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials GICSP Justin Searle
HOSTED: Physical Security Specialist - Full Comprehensive Edition
The CORE Group
Waitlist Core NetWars Tournament - Add-on
FREE when taking a course, registration required
Jeff McJunkin
Cyber Defense NetWars Tournament - Add-on
FREE when taking a course, registration required
Eric Conrad
Seth Misenar
DFIR NetWars Tournament - Add-on
FREE when taking a course, registration required
Sarah Edwards
Heather Mahalik
ICS Netwars Tournament - Add-on
FREE when taking a course, registration required
Tim Conway