Interactive Courses + DFIR NetWars Available During SANS Cyber Security Central in June. Save $300 thru 5/12.


Washington, DC | Sat, Jul 22 - Sat, Jul 29, 2017
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Welcome to SANSFIRE 2017

Welcome to SANSFIRE 2017

  • 45+ hands-on information security courses taught by the industry's top instructors
  • Core NetWars Experience & DFIR NetWars Tournament: July 27 - 28
  • State of the Internet Panel Discussion with the SANS ISC (Internet Storm Center) Incident Handlers: July 24

Information Security Training in Washington, DC

Information security training in Washington, DC from SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training. At SANSFIRE 2017, SANS offers more than 45 hands-on, immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners. The site of SANSFIRE 2017 (July 22-29) is Washington Marriott Wardman Park.

Event Schedule

  • One-Day Course: Begins on Sunday, July 23
  • Two-Day Courses: Begin on Saturday, July 22
  • Four-, Five-, and Six-Day Courses: Begin on Monday, July 24
  • NetWars Tournaments: Thursday, July 27 and Friday, July 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Many of our courses, which cover all disciplines, are associated with a GIAC Certification and OnDemand Bundles.

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Available Courses
Title Certification Instructor
New SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth GCIA Jonathan Ham
New SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling GCIH John Strand
New SEC573: Automating Information Security with Python GPYC Mark Baggett
New SEC642: Advanced Web App Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking, and Exploitation Techniques
Adrien de Beaupre
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 FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques GREM Lenny Zeltser
New DEV534: Secure DevOps: A Practical Introduction
Frank Kim
SEC301: Intro to Information Security GISF Keith Palmgren
SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style GSEC Bryan Simon
SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender GCED Paul A. Henry
SEC505: Securing Windows and PowerShell Automation GCWN Jason Fossen
SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations GMON Eric Conrad
SEC522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials GWEB Jason Lam
SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GWAPT Seth Misenar
SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GPEN Ed Skoudis
SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls - In-Depth GCCC James Tarala
SEC575: Mobile Device Security and Ethical Hacking GMOB Peter Szczepankiewicz
SEC580: Metasploit Kung Fu for Enterprise Pen Testing
Christopher Crowley
SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking GXPN Tim Medin
FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis GCFE Rob Lee
FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence GCTI Jake Williams
FOR585: Advanced Smartphone Forensics GASF Heather Mahalik
MGT414: SANS Training Program for CISSP® Certification GISP David R. Miller
MGT415: A Practical Introduction to Cyber Security Risk Management
James Tarala
MGT433: Securing The Human: How to Build, Maintain and Measure a High-Impact Awareness Program
Lance Spitzner
MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials For Managers with Knowledge Compression™ GSLC Ted Demopoulos
MGT514: IT Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership GSTRT Frank Kim
Waitlist MGT525: IT Project Management, Effective Communication, and PMP® Exam Prep GCPM Jeff Frisk
AUD440: Critical Security Controls: Planning, Implementing, and Auditing
Randy Marchany
AUD507: Auditing & Monitoring Networks, Perimeters & Systems GSNA Clay Risenhoover
LEG523: Law of Data Security and Investigations GLEG Benjamin Wright
ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials GICSP Eric Cornelius
Waitlist Core NetWars Tournament - Add-on
FREE when taking a course, registration required
Jeff McJunkin
Tim Medin
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
Heather Mahalik
Philip Hagen