Learn practical cyber security skills during SANS 2021 - Live Online. Choose from 30+ courses and three types of NetWars!


Washington, DC | Sat, Jul 14 - Sat, Jul 21, 2018
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but there are more training opportunities.

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
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
Justin Henderson
Sold Out SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations
Dave Shackleford
New SEC555: SIEM with Tactical Analytics GCDA Seth Misenar
John Hubbard
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 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 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
SEC505: Securing Windows and PowerShell Automation GCWN Jason Fossen
Waitlist SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations GMON Eric Conrad
Waitlist SEC522: Defending Web Applications Security Essentials GWEB Jason Lam
SEC534: Secure DevOps: A Practical Introduction
Gregory Leonard
SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GWAPT Micah Hoffman
Aaron Cure
SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GPEN Ed Skoudis
SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls - In-Depth GCCC James Tarala
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
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
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