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Virginia Beach 2019

Virginia Beach, VA | Mon, Aug 19 - Fri, Aug 30, 2019
This event is over,
but there are more training opportunities.

Due to a high demand for security training at SANS Virginia Beach 2019, courses will be held at both the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront and Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront. The hotels are less than a five minute walk from one another, and are accessible from both the Boardwalk and Atlantic Avenue. SEC301, SEC511, SEC545, FOR500, MGT414, and MGT514 will be hosted at the Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront.

18 Cyber Security Courses

18 Cyber Security Courses

Course Topics: Cyber Defense, OSINT, Ethical Hacking, SIEM, Penetration Testing, Digital Forensics, Security Management, Python, Defensible Security Architecture, Cloud Security

“Gives you hands-on training you can use right away!” - Manuel Wallace, ABC Financial LLC


Cyber Security Training in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Top Reasons to Attend SANS Virginia Beach:

  • Skill Development: Develop top-notch skills that will set you up for success in cyber security.
  • Unparalleled Courses: Cutting-edge courseware covering today’s relevant topics taught by real-world practitioners.
  • NetWars: Test your skills with hands-on information security challenges.
  • Location: Enjoy this vibrant coastal city, home to a three-mile long oceanfront boardwalk, plus a flourishing local culinary scene and a variety of attractions for year-round entertainment.
  • Real-World Applicability: The SANS Promise is that you will be able to apply the skills you learn as soon as you return to work.

“The opportunity to practice what we are being taught is fantastic, this is why I will be seeking future training with NetWars present. The instructor was top-notch and kept the class engaging and enjoyable the entire time.” - Darin Gottman, Raven Industries

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Available Courses
Title Certification Instructor
New FOR508: Advanced Incident Response, Threat Hunting, and Digital Forensics GCFA Chad Tilbury
Marcus Guevara
Waitlist SEC301: Introduction to Cyber Security GISF Keith Palmgren
SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style GSEC Bryan Simon
SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering and Analysis
David Mashburn
SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender GCED Shane Harsch
SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling GCIH Chris Pizor
SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations GMON Seth Misenar
SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture and Engineering GDSA Ryan Nicholson
Waitlist SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations
Shaun McCullough
SEC555: SIEM with Tactical Analytics GCDA Justin Henderson
Scott Lynch
SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking GPEN Jeff McJunkin
SEC573: Automating Information Security with Python GPYC Jonathan Thyer
SEC599: Defeating Advanced Adversaries - Purple Team Tactics & Kill Chain Defenses GDAT Erik Van Buggenhout
Michel Coene
FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis GCFE Lee Whitfield
FOR585: Smartphone Forensic Analysis In-Depth GASF Domenica Crognale
MGT414: SANS Training Program for CISSP® Certification GISP David R. Miller
MGT512: Security Leadership Essentials For Managers GSLC G. Mark Hardy
Waitlist MGT514: Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership GSTRT Mark Williams
Core NetWars Tournament - Add-on
(FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
Jeff McJunkin
Core NetWars Tournament - Add-on
(FREE with any 4-6 Day SANS Course Registration)
Erik Van Buggenhout