Free SANS Community Events

SANS is pleased to offer a variety of virtual training events for the global cybersecurity community. Explore the events listed below and start making plans to level up your knowledge, hands-on skills, and industry connections.


Summits are one- to two-day events that bring together practitioners and leading experts to share and discuss case studies, lessons learned, new tools, and innovative strategies to improve cybersecurity and overcome challenges in a particular focus area or industry.

EventLocationSummit Date

SANS Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit

Arlington, VA & Virtual

Jan 30-31

New2Cyber Summit

Baltimore, MD & Virtual

Mar 14

Neurodiversity in Cybersecurity Summit

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VirtualApr 4

ICS Security Summit

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Orlando, FL & Virtual

May 1-2

Small Business Cybersecurity Summit

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San Diego, CA & VirtualMay 17
Cybersecurity Leadership Summit

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May 25

Blue Team Summit

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Denver, CO & Virtual

June 12-13

Digital Forensics & Incident Response (DFIR) Summit

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Austin, TX & Virtual

Aug 3-4

SANS Security Awareness: Managing Human Risk Summit

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Las Vegas, NV & Virtual

Aug 24-25

IoT Summit

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Las Vegas, NV & Virtual

Sept 8

HackFest 2023

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Hollywood, CA & VirtualOct 6-7
CloudSecNext Summit

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Dallas, TX & Live Online
Oct 16-17


Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit 2023

Summit: Jan 30-31 | Training: February 1-6 | Arlington, VA & Live Online "This summit is critical for anyone in CTI regardless of experience level. The various elements required to be successful are presented and thoroughly discussed." - Robert Morgan, LANL Join us in-person in Arlington, VA to gain exclusive access to ALL Summit content and activities for a special price of $325 — or attend Live Online for free!

Solutions Forums & Tracks

SANS Solutions Forums and Tracks are events that provide sponsors a platform to showcase their products and solutions to high-level security practitioners and cybersecurity decision-makers. In partnership with a SANS Subject Matter Expert, invited speakers will help develop a compelling agenda and contribute to the exchange of ideas based on the event topic.



Event Date(s)

Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit Solutions Track

Washington, D.C. & Virtual

Tue, Jan 31, 2023
Registration Now OPEN!

Incident Response Solutions ForumVirtualFri, Feb 24, 2023
Registration Now OPEN!
SOC/SOAR Solutions ForumVirtualFri, March 17, 2023
Registration Now OPEN!

Application Security Solutions Forum


 Fri, March 31, 2023
Registration Now OPEN!

ICS Security Summit Solutions Track

Orlando, FL & Virtual

Tue, May 2, 2023

Insider Threat, Phishing, & Malware Solutions Forum


Fri, May 26, 2023
Registration NOW OPEN!

Digital Forensics & Incident Response Summit Solutions Track

Austin, TX & Virtual

Fri, August 4, 2023

Threat Hunting in the Cloud Solutions Forum


Fri, August 25, 2023
Registration NOW OPEN!

XDR/EDR Solutions Forum


Fri, September 15, 2023
Registration NOW OPEN!

CloudSecNext Summit Solutions TrackDallas, TXTue, October 17, 2023

Cyber Solutions Fest 2023
- ICS Track
- SOC Track
- Cloud Track
- Ransomware Track
- Threat Track


Wed, October 25 - Fri, October 27, 2023

Zero Trust Solutions Forum


Fri, November 10, 2023


2022 Cloud Security Exchange | View Event OnDemand Now

For the first time, SANS is partnering with top cloud platform providers to help you make the cloud a safer place. Experts from Google Cloud, Microsoft Security and SANS join together for this global event to share solutions to problems that enterprises encounter in the increasingly multi-cloud environment. This event will be simultaneously live streamed in Portuguese, and Spanish. Also, Japanese will be available in OnDemand format.

What Attendees Are Saying

There are tons of great, passionate security professionals, with loads of knowledge. Come to listen, and talk to people who are great at what they do.
Austin Shell
I think the content is stellar, but the opportunities for networking and industry knowledge-sharing is invaluable.
Ricky Pullan
- Microsoft
Good exposure to tools and stories from the field and front lines.
Tyler Freeman
- FireEye
Lots of learning, networking, thought-provoking discussions, and fun crammed into two days!
Stephen Malott
- Lbrands
Very useful, relevant content and opportunity to meet peers, network, and build relationships."
Frank McClain
- Red Canary