Welcome to SANS Seattle 2015
We would like to welcome you to the Pacific Northwest for SANS Seattle 2015! We are bringing our top courses and top instructors to Seattle on October 5 - 10. With just 1 in 1,200 candidates qualifying globally to join our faculty, SANS Instructors are the foremost experts and are the best at ensuring you will not only learn the material, but that you can also apply it immediately when you return from your training.
Many of our courses at SANS Seattle 2015 are associated with a GIAC Certification . Complete your SANS training experience with a GIAC certification attempt; put the skills you'll learn to practical use and join more than 67,000 GIAC credentialed Information Security professionals worldwide.
Extend your training experience and advance your career by earning a master's degree or graduate certificate from the SANS Technology Institute -- regionally accredited and eligible for tuition reimbursement plans. Apply your Seattle 2015 course work toward a master's in Information Security Engineering or a graduate certificate in Penetration Testing or Incident Response. Both the Master of Science in Information Security Engineering (MSISE) and the Master of Science in Information Security Management (MSISM) will confirm for employers and clients that you have the advanced skills necessary to lead an organization's security efforts. Shorter programs are also offered leading to post-baccalaureate graduate certificates in specialized areas, including Cyber Engineering (Core), Cyber Defense Operations, Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking, and Incident Response. Click here to find out more. Apply today!
Here is what our past attendees had to say about their SANS Seattle 2014 experience:
The instructor was very engaging and fun to listen to; both his experience and ability to communicate the material.
Jason Popp, Nordstrom Inc
With deep and intensive content, friendly instructor, and nice attendees it was definitely worth a trip from Japan
Don't change a thing. Best presenter I have ever had.
Rob Grewal, ICBC
A really awesome job with crypto. Best explanation I have heard without overloading on tech jargon.
Mike Lawrence, Protiviti
Our campus for SANS Seattle 2015 is the Renaissance Seattle Hotel in the heart of downtown. A special discount rate of $179 S/D will be honored based on space availability. Government per diem rooms are available with proper ID; you will need to call reservations and ask for the SANS government rate. These rates include high speed Internet in your room. Make your reservations now as this special rate is only available through September 4. See our Renaissance Seattle Hotel page to find more reservation information.
The Renaissance Seattle Hotel is just minutes away from both Qwest and Safeco Fields. Pike Place Market with its many unique stores is also nearby. This hotel features views of the city skyline, Puget Sound, and the Cascade and Olympic Mountains. It is convenient to the Sea-Tac airport and has easy access to major freeways.
Also in and unique to Seattle is the Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame (EMP/SFM). While it isn't close to the hotel, public transportation makes it an easy destination. For more information, see http://www.empmuseum.org/index.asp. Check their website for unique exhibits. There is a great Star Wars(TM) exhibit that ends on October 4 for which you might want to arrive early in Seattle.
Dracula will be playing at the Taproot Theatre while we are there as well. The Seattle Mariners play the Athletics on October 2, 3, and 4 at Safeco Field. The Seahawks will play the Detroit Lions at CenturyLink Field on October 5 in the evening. Seattle is the northernmost major city in the contiguous United States and is well known for the beauty of its surroundings. In October, Seattle has highs near 60 degrees and lows in the 40s.
With a reputation for being the most trusted source for information security training and an eagerness to help you meet your training objectives, SANS is the best choice for IT security education. Don't miss this special SANS training event in Seattle this October! We hope to see you there.