SANS+HBCU Committee is creating a bridge to diversify cybersecurity with innovative Black talent from Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Historically Black in Cyber Live Streams and Webcasts

Listen live or to recordings about our committee, HBCU partnerships, and stories from individual people of color


Cyber Range Challenges

SANS cyber ranges are respected in the industry for the practical skills that they develop in people at all skill levels, and for their fun, engaging format.

Offering these ranges as HBCU community challenges encourages a diverse community to advance their cyber skills and pursue security careers. Meet the winners of the February 2021 Black History Month Edition HBCU Cyber Range challenge winners by clicking through below.


Coolest Careers in Cyber Security

We’re counting down the 20 Coolest Careers in Cyber before the new poster launches!

Featured SANS BIPOC Instructor

Get to know our BIPOC instructors & speakers


    Great content and materials! The breadth of knowledge shared is amazing and the focus made on BIPOC is so refreshing! Keep it up!!
    BIPOC in Cloud Security Forum Attendee
    Thank you to SANS Institute for hosting this great event and giving HBCUs the opportunity to showcase their talent in cybersecurity! This event was so much fun! I am eager to see what else SANS has in store for HBCUs!
    Shaynoah Bedford
    - University of Virgin Islands
    Great to see folks that represent us in the Information Security space.
    BIPOC in Cloud Security Forum attendee

      About SANS+HBCU

      SANS is dedicated to creating opportunity by providing more pathways to education, community, and careers. We believe that there is no place for racism or discrimination in our community or industry. We stand in solidarity with those who, like us, are committed to advancing equal opportunity for all.

      The SANS+HBCU Committee was birthed as a spinoff of the SANS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force with a strategic focus on connecting Historically Black Colleges and Universities with industry leading SANS and GIAC training and resources.