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Northern Virginia 2015

Reston, VA | Mon, Mar 9 - Sat, Mar 14, 2015
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Welcome to SANS Northern Virginia 2015

SANS Exceptional Training comes to Reston in March

SANS is returning to Reston in March for SANS Northern Virginia 2015!

We are pleased to invite you to SANS Northern Virginia 2015, March 9-14. Are you ready to immerse yourself in the most intense computer training experience available anywhere? Do you need to become a more effective leader when implementing security improvements for your organization? Do you need a more in-depth knowledge of the theory and implementation of computer security, virtualization, or securing your private cloud? SANS Northern Virginia 2015 has been planned to meet your needs. Start making your plans now to attend SANS Northern Virginia 2015!

SANS Northern Virginia 2015 is part of a larger training event scheduled around the Beltway, SANS Capital Region 2015. For more information, see SANS Cyber Guardian 2015, which will be held March 2-7 in Baltimore. This is your opportunity for more training, which can be selected from a unique course list. With Cyber Guardian offering two Baseline courses for the Cyber Guardian program and the two remaining Baseline courses offered here, you can be well on your way to becoming a Cyber Guardian. At SANS Northern Virginia 2015 along with our other courses in our lineup, we are offering two Baseline Courses and one for the Red Team. See the Cyber Guardian Page to find out more.

The SANS promise is that on your first day back at work, after a SANS training, you'll be able to put into practice the skills you learned. SANS instructors are experts at providing training that will keep that promise. Choose from these 5-6 day courses, with their corresponding certifications, hands-on exercises, tips, and tricks you'll gain in the classroom for use in the workplace!

For complete course descriptions and the complete schedule see our Schedule Page .

Here's what SANS alumni have said about the value of SANS training:

"This is one of the best courses I have had to date and I feel like I have thousands of things to take back to my job." - Ryan Spencer, Reed Elsevier Inc.

"I believe this is a very helpful course and provides a lot of supplemental materials, references, and concepts that will really save time and improve quality as someone creates a security awareness program." - Yvonne Bashor, Oregon Legislature

"This course provides real-world content and perspectives, data, and tools. The instructor is very knowledgeable and is a great educator." - George Diolamou, Jacob's Engineering

"No improvement necessary, and CTF is excellent. The course had very clear and easy to understand instruction with well-structured relevant content." - Geoffrey Davidson, QA Ltd

For your accommodations, Sheraton Reston Hotel offers a special discounted rate of $145 S/D based on space availability. Government per diem rooms are available with proper ID. Simply call reservations and ask for the SANS government rate. These rates include high-speed Internet in your room and are only available thru February 7, 2015. Book your reservation now! The Sheraton Reston Hotel premier location is a short drive from Dulles Airport and features easy access to Reston National Golf Course, Reston Town Center, and is a short drive to Washington DC and Virginia historical sites.

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Take a first-hand look at why SANS is the most trusted source in computer security training, certification, and research. Come see for yourself - register today for SANS Northern Virginia 2015.