Last Day to Save $200 on 4-6 Day Courses at SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2018 in Washington DC!


Washington, DC | Sat, Jun 15 - Sat, Jun 22, 2019
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40+ Cyber Security Courses

40+ Cyber Security Courses

  • Challenge your skills at NetWars Tournaments - June 20 & 21
  • Keynote: State of the Internet Panel Discussion with Internet Storm Center Handlers
  • NEW Courses: Open-Source Intelligence Gathering (OSINT) and Analysis; Defensible Security Architecture

Cyber Security Training in Washington, DC

Success in information security requires committing to a career of learning, from fundamentals to advanced techniques. To put you firmly on this learning path, join us at SANSFIRE 2019 (June 15-22), and get top-tier training from industry leaders addressing today's greatest cyber threats. Choose from more than 40 cyber security courses and learn valuable skills that you will be able to implement immediately.

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, June 15
  • Four-, Five- and Six-Day Courses Begin: Monday, June 17
  • NetWars: Thursday, June 20 and Friday, June 21

Our mission at SANS is to deliver cutting-edge information security knowledge and skills to all students in order to protect people and assets. At the heart of everything we do is the SANS Promise: Students will be able to use the new skills they have learned as soon as they return to work. See that promise in action at SANSFIRE 2019. Choose your course and register now to secure your seat.

“The materials and instructor were both excellent. The content is all relevant to current security operations in any industry. I felt that the combination of labs and NetWars provided a lot of hands-on experience that helped with truly understanding the content.” - Jerry Bunn, Digital Realty

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Available Courses
Title Certification Instructor
New SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering and Analysis
Micah Hoffman
New SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture
Ismael Valenzuela
SEC301: Introduction to Cyber Security GISF Keith Palmgren
SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style GSEC Bryan Simon
SEC440: Critical Security Controls: Planning, Implementing, and Auditing
Chris Christianson
SEC455: SIEM Design & Implementation
Justin Henderson
SEC460: Enterprise Threat and Vulnerability Assessment
Matthew Toussain
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
SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations GMON Seth Misenar
SEC524: Cloud Security and Risk Fundamentals
Dave Shackleford
SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GWAPT Moses Frost
SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations
Dave Shackleford
SEC555: SIEM with Tactical Analytics GCDA Justin Henderson
SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GPEN Ed Skoudis
SEC564: Red Team Operations and Threat Emulation
Joe Vest
SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls - In-Depth GCCC James Tarala
SEC573: Automating Information Security with Python GPYC Mark Baggett
SEC575: Mobile Device Security and Ethical Hacking GMOB Joshua Wright
SEC599: Defeating Advanced Adversaries - Purple Team Tactics & Kill Chain Defenses GDAT Erik Van Buggenhout
SEC617: Wireless Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GAWN Larry Pesce
SEC642: Advanced Web App Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking, and Exploitation Techniques
Adrien de Beaupre
SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking GXPN Tim Medin
SEC760: Advanced Exploit Development for Penetration Testers
Stephen Sims
FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis GCFE Ovie Carroll
FOR508: Advanced Digital Forensics, Incident Response, and Threat Hunting GCFA Rob Lee
FOR518: Mac and iOS Forensic Analysis and Incident Response
Sarah Edwards
FOR526: Advanced Memory Forensics & Threat Detection
Alissa Torres
FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics: Threat Hunting, Analysis, and Incident Response GNFA Philip Hagen
FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence GCTI Robert M. Lee
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 Eric Conrad
MGT415: A Practical Introduction to Cyber Security Risk Management
Russell Eubanks
MGT433: SANS Security Awareness: How to Build, Maintain, and Measure a Mature Awareness Program
Keith Palmgren
MGT512: Security Leadership Essentials For Managers GSLC G. Mark Hardy
MGT514: Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership GSTRT Frank Kim
DEV540: Secure DevOps and Cloud Application Security
Eric Johnson
LEG523: Law of Data Security and Investigations GLEG Benjamin Wright
ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials GICSP Justin Searle
ICS515: ICS Active Defense and Incident Response GRID Mark Bristow
Core NetWars Experience - Add-on
(FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
Matthew Toussain
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)