Welcome to SANS Virginia Beach 2015
You are invited to attend SANS Virginia Beach, which continues to be one of our most popular locations! In the past, we have had sold-out courses, and an extra week of training means we may not have to turn anyone away. Choose from top-rated SANS courses and use what you learn in the classroom as soon as you return to the office.
Visit our Schedule page for complete course descriptions for all of the courses offered in Virginia Beach and to see when they are being held over the two weeks.
Many courses taken at Virginia Beach are associated with a GIAC Certification attempt. Put the skills you'll learn to practical use and join more than 65,000 GIAC certified professionals who make the Cybersecurity industry safe! Visit the GIAC Page for more information and register for your certification attempt today!
Extend your training experience and advance your career by enrolling in a master's degree or a graduate certificate from the SANS Technology Institute - regionally accredited and eligible for tuition reimbursement plans. Choose from a master's in Information Security Engineering or a graduate certificate in Penetration Testing or Incident Response. Apply today!
Put your cybersecurity skills to the test! Participate in the NetWars - Tournament, an interactive, Internet-based environment for computer attacks and analyzing defenses at SANS Virginia Beach 2015. We are providing a unique opportunity each week -- August 27 and 28 and also on September 2 and 3!
SANS training is well-known for being relevant and pragmatic. Our award-winning faculty (SC Magazine's Best Profession Training for 2014) has proven they understand the challenges you face on a daily basis. Their real-world experience increases the practical value of the course material. Here is what 2014 attendees had to say about their SANS training experience:
"As a digital forensics analyst, I am occasionally called upon to provide more than static/behavioral analysis of suspected malware. This course (FOR610) is excellent in providing ADD'L skills in that area." - Steven Saunders, Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command
"This course (FOR408) introduced me to a lot of new tools that will make my job easy (some I had never heard of)" - Irvin Spurs, DOJ/FBI
"The instructor's examples of various tools and supplemental articles/websites are tremendously helpful!" - Paul Puskorius, The College Board
"Excellent instructor makes any material 'fun' to learn even the 'not so exciting' material." - Rick Desnoyers, Flagstar Bank
"The best training I've ever been too!" - Bobby Mason, HP Enterprise Services
Our campus for this event, the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront, is ten seconds from the Virginia Beach boardwalk and ocean front and is right next to the Neptune's Park and the Shoppes at 31 Ocean.
The hotel is right on the north end of one of America's favorite boardwalks, constructed in 1888 and a favorite during Victorian times. The current version is three miles long and perfect for strolling, biking, or rollerblading. The Boardwalk is lined with shops and restaurants with plenty of ramps to get to the beach. With access to 11 top-rated golf courses, off-shore fishing opportunities where Virginia Beach is known as the "Fish highway," children's activities for both teens and younger children (including a Where the Wild Things Are attraction), -- that is Virginia Beach! Virginia Beach is also home to the Virginia Aquarium which features the fish of the Chesapeake Bay area and much more including komodo dragons and whale watching boat trips! Whether you enjoy kayaking, swimming, bird watching, hiking, fishing, playing golf or shopping and dining, Virginia Beach has it all. What a great location for your training!
Register and pay by July 1 and receive a $400 tuition fee discount by using the "EarlyBird15" savings code! This event has a history of filling up quickly, so register today to join us at SANS Virginia Beach 2015! We look forward to seeing you there.