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Network Security 2020 - Live Online

Virtual, US Pacific | Sun, Sep 20 - Fri, Sep 25, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution, and in response to the escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic, we've made the decision to convert this training event into a Live Online only event.

The courses below will take place online, using virtual software to stream live instructors to all registered students during the scheduled classroom hours (Pacific Time). This training format will allow us to deliver the cybersecurity training you expect while keeping you, our staff, and our instructors as safe as possible. Learn more about Live Online here. If you would prefer to train In-Person during a different event, please see options here.

Live Online Cyber Security Training

Live Online Cyber Security Training

  • Interactive, live-stream courses → VIEW COURSES
  • Real-time support from virtual TAs
  • Dedicated chat channels for networking


    SANS Live Online: The Best Aspects of SANS Training, Delivered Online from Anywhere

    At SANS, our mission remains steady. We continue to deliver relevant cyber security knowledge and skills, empowering students to protect people and their assets. Register for SANS Network Security 2020 via Live Online, and continue to build practical cyber security skills you can implement immediately.

    “The real value of this training lies at the intersection of quality content and delivery by a subject-matter expert actively working in the field, making it incredibly relevant and immediately applicable to my job.” - P. Watson, Microsoft Corp

    SANS Training via Live Online Features:

    • Practical cyber security training delivered directly from your course instructor
    • Hands-on labs in a virtual environment
    • Electronic, full-color courseware and materials
    • Four months of online access to the archive of your course lectures, uploaded to your account daily during the event for immediate access.

    What students say about their Live Online training experience:

    “Honestly, I don't see any room for improvement in the instructor, course, platform or TAs. I really love the online platform, and the TAs are killing it! It's truly an incredible experience so far.”
    - Evan Carrillo, Booz Allen Hamilton

    “I think this may be my new favorite training delivery method. OnDemand is great, but the live interaction with peers and teacher/moderators paired with not having to structure my own training days has been amazing.” - Imani Williams, Michigan Medicine

    “This class was a technological masterpiece combining several delivery platforms, enabling students to participate in a SANS class without geographic limitations. Those technologies utilized facilitated the learning process by providing the same quality and content over the internet as in-person training, with zero issues.” - Beau Gonzales, Information Systems Solutions

    Available Courses
    Title Certification Instructor
    New SEC450: Blue Team Fundamentals: Security Operations and Analysis
    John Hubbard
    New SEC460: Enterprise and Cloud | Threat and Vulnerability Assessment GEVA Staff
    New SEC488: Cloud Security Essentials
    New SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling GCIH Staff
    New SEC510: Multicloud Security Assessment and Defense
    New SEC588: Cloud Penetration Testing
    New FOR498: Battlefield Forensics & Data Acquisition GBFA Staff
    SEC301: Introduction to Cyber Security GISF Keith Palmgren
    SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style GSEC Bryan Simon
    SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering and Analysis GOSI Micah Hoffman
    SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth GCIA David Hoelzer
    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 Staff
    SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture and Engineering GDSA Ismael Valenzuela
    SEC540: Cloud Security and DevOps Automation GCSA Staff
    SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GWAPT Eric Conrad
    SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations
    Dave Shackleford
    Beta SEC552: Bug Bounties and Responsible Disclosure
    Hassan El Hadary
    SEC555: SIEM with Tactical Analytics GCDA Justin Henderson
    SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GPEN Staff
    SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls - In-Depth GCCC James Tarala
    SEC573: Automating Information Security with Python GPYC Staff
    SEC599: Defeating Advanced Adversaries - Purple Team Tactics & Kill Chain Defenses GDAT Staff
    SEC617: Wireless Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GAWN Staff
    SEC642: Advanced Web App Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking, and Exploitation Techniques
    SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking GXPN Staff
    FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis GCFE Staff
    FOR508: Advanced Incident Response, Threat Hunting, and Digital Forensics GCFA Staff
    FOR518: Mac and iOS Forensic Analysis and Incident Response
    FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics: Threat Hunting, Analysis, and Incident Response GNFA Staff
    FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence GCTI Staff
    FOR585: Smartphone Forensic Analysis In-Depth GASF Staff
    FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques GREM Staff
    MGT414: SANS Training Program for CISSP® Certification GISP Staff
    MGT512: Security Leadership Essentials for Managers GSLC My-Ngoc Nguyen
    MGT514: Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership GSTRT Frank Kim
    MGT525: IT Project Management, Effective Communication, and PMP® Exam Prep GCPM Jeff Frisk
    AUD507: Auditing & Monitoring Networks, Perimeters & Systems GSNA Staff
    LEG523: Law of Data Security and Investigations GLEG Benjamin Wright
    ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials GICSP Staff
    Core NetWars Tournament - Add-on
    (FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)