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

Set Yourself Up for Success

3-part Live Stream Series to prepare you for the SANS+HBCU Cyber Academy Hosted by Monisha Bush, Mission Programs Coordinator and SANS+HBCU Committee member

Cyber Range Challenges

Has your HBCU been represented in a SANS+HBCU Cyber Range competition? If not, what are you waiting for to represent?

Congratulations to Norfolk State University for winning the 2nd Annual SANS+HBCU Team CyberWars Tournament!

SANS New2Cyber Summit 2024

SANS New2Cyber Summit 2024 Free Summit: Thursday, April 4 | Training: April 8-13 | Live Online "I learned more than I was expecting and genuinely enjoyed every talk I attended. The summit solidified that I am making the right choice in stepping into this industry." - Keely Robinson

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

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.