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Washington, DC | Sat, Jul 14 - Sat, Jul 21, 2018
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Over 40 Cyber Security Courses

Over 40 Cyber Security Courses

  • Special Event: State of the Internet Panel Discussion
  • Three types of NetWars: Core, Cyber Defense, and DFIR
  • Several NEW courses, including SEC530, SEC545, SEC555, SEC599 and SEC617

Cyber Security Training in Washington, DC

Join us in Washington, DC for SANSFIRE 2018 (July 14-21), and choose from over 40 cutting-edge cyber security courses. This exceptional event gives you the opportunity to learn new aspects of information security from industry experts and improve your organization’s security posture with practical skills you can implement immediately.

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, July 14
  • Four-, Five-, and Six-Day Courses Begin: Monday, July 16
  • NetWars: Thursday, July 19 and Friday, July 20

Don’t miss this opportunity to network with like-minded peers, and dive into timely, effective security training. Choose your course and register now.

“Excellent!! Practical knowledge and attack/defend methods for current and future threats. Excellent, motivating instructor that really keeps your attention.” - D. Messer, Department of the Navy

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    Available Courses
    Title Certification Instructor
    New SEC455: SIEM Design & Implementation
    John Hubbard
    Waitlist SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture
    Justin Henderson
    Sold Out SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations
    Dave Shackleford
    New SEC555: SIEM with Tactical Analytics GCDA John Hubbard
    Seth Misenar
    Waitlist SEC564: Red Team Operations and Threat Emulation
    Joe Vest
    Waitlist SEC599: Defeating Advanced Adversaries - Purple Team Tactics & Kill Chain Defenses GDAT Erik Van Buggenhout
    Waitlist SEC617: Wireless Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GAWN James Leyte-Vidal
    New FOR508: Advanced Digital Forensics, Incident Response, and Threat Hunting GCFA Rob Lee
    Waitlist FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics: Threat Hunting, Analysis, and Incident Response GNFA Philip Hagen
    SEC301: Introduction to Cyber Security GISF Keith Palmgren
    SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style GSEC Bryan Simon
    SEC440: Critical Security Controls: Planning, Implementing, and Auditing
    Russell Eubanks
    SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender GCED Paul A. Henry
    SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth GCIA David Hoelzer
    SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling GCIH John Strand
    SEC505: Securing Windows and PowerShell Automation GCWN Jason Fossen
    SEC506: Securing Linux/Unix GCUX Hal Pomeranz
    Waitlist SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations GMON Eric Conrad
    SEC534: Secure DevOps: A Practical Introduction
    Gregory Leonard
    SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GWAPT Aaron Cure
    Micah Hoffman
    SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GPEN Ed Skoudis
    SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls - In-Depth GCCC James Tarala
    SEC567: Social Engineering for Penetration Testers
    Micah Hoffman
    Waitlist SEC573: Automating Information Security with Python GPYC Mark Baggett
    SEC575: Mobile Device Security and Ethical Hacking GMOB Joshua Wright
    SEC580: Metasploit Kung Fu for Enterprise Pen Testing
    Christopher Crowley
    SEC642: Advanced Web App Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking, and Exploitation Techniques
    Adrien de Beaupre
    Waitlist SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking GXPN Jake Williams
    Tim Medin
    Waitlist SEC760: Advanced Exploit Development for Penetration Testers
    Stephen Sims
    FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis GCFE Chad Tilbury
    Waitlist FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence GCTI Jake Williams
    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
    James Tarala
    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
    MGT514: Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership GSTRT Frank Kim
    Sold Out MGT525: IT Project Management, Effective Communication, and PMP® Exam Prep GCPM Jeff Frisk
    Waitlist DEV522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials GWEB Jason Lam
    AUD507: Auditing & Monitoring Networks, Perimeters & Systems GSNA Clay Risenhoover
    Waitlist LEG523: Law of Data Security and Investigations GLEG Benjamin Wright
    Waitlist ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials GICSP Justin Searle
    Paul Piotrowski
    Waitlist ICS515: ICS Active Defense and Incident Response GRID Robert M. Lee
    Waitlist Core NetWars Tournament - Add-on
    (FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
    Erik Van Buggenhout
    Waitlist Cyber Defense NetWars Tournament - Add-on
    (FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
    Eric Conrad
    Seth Misenar
    DFIR NetWars Tournament - Add-on
    (FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
    Chad Tilbury
    Philip Hagen