Register by Tomorrow to Save $300 on 4-6 Day Courses at SANS Cyber Defense Initiative® 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
    Waitlist SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture and Engineering GDSA Ismael Valenzuela
    New FOR508: Advanced Incident Response, Threat Hunting, and Digital Forensics GCFA Rob Lee
    New FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics: Threat Hunting, Analysis, and Incident Response GNFA Philip Hagen
    New MGT512: Security Leadership Essentials For Managers GSLC G. Mark Hardy
    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
    John Hubbard
    Waitlist SEC460: Enterprise Threat and Vulnerability Assessment
    Geoffrey Pamerleau
    Matthew Toussain
    SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender GCED Paul A. Henry
    Waitlist 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 John Hubbard
    Maxim Deweerdt
    Waitlist SEC524: Cloud Security and Risk Fundamentals
    Dave Shackleford
    SEC540: Cloud Security and DevOps Automation
    Eric Johnson
    SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GWAPT Moses Frost
    Waitlist SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations
    Dave Shackleford
    Waitlist SEC555: SIEM with Tactical Analytics GCDA Justin Henderson
    SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GPEN Ed Skoudis
    Matthew Toussain
    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 Peter Szczepankiewicz
    Waitlist 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
    Waitlist SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking GXPN Tim Medin
    Waitlist SEC760: Advanced Exploit Development for Penetration Testers
    Jaime Geiger
    Stephen Sims
    FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis GCFE Ovie Carroll
    Waitlist FOR518: Mac and iOS Forensic Analysis and Incident Response
    Sarah Edwards
    Waitlist FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence GCTI Katie Nickels
    Robert M. Lee
    FOR585: Smartphone Forensic Analysis In-Depth 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 SSAP Keith Palmgren
    Waitlist MGT514: Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership GSTRT Frank Kim
    LEG523: Law of Data Security and Investigations GLEG Benjamin Wright
    ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials GICSP Justin Searle
    Waitlist ICS515: ICS Active Defense and Incident Response GRID Mark Bristow
    Core NetWars Tournament - 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
    DFIR NetWars Tournament - Add-on
    (FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
    Ovie Carroll
    Philip Hagen