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
Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit & Training 2022 - Live Online


Jan 27-28, 2022


Join us for Pen Test HackFest 2021!

At this year’s Pen Test HackFest Summit, you’ll have the chance to learn, connect, and share with thousands of cybersecurity professionals. No matter your background or skill level, you’ll walk away from HackFest with new tools and techniques to help you advance your skillset, as well as your organization’s defenses.

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

    Solutions Forums and Tracks

    Driven by SANS and sponsored industry experts, these half to full day virtual events explore the latest techniques, tools, and solutions to today’s cybersecurity challenges. Solutions Tracks are held in conjunction with certain Summits.
    Zero Trust Architecture Solutions ForumVirtualDecember 3, 2021Ismael Valenzuela
    Cyber Threat Intelligence Solutions TrackLive and VirtualJanuary 28, 2022Ismael Valenzuela
    SOAR Solutions ForumVirtualMarch 10, 2022Christopher Crowley
    XDR / EDR Solutions ForumVirtualMarch 25, 2022Matt Bromiley
    CloudSecNext Summit Solutions TrackLive and VirtualMay 3 - May 4, 2022AJ Yawn
    IAM, MFA, & Password Security Solutions ForumVirtualMay 20, 2022Chris Dale
    ICS / Oil & Gas Summit Solutions TrackLive and Virtual

    June 7, 2022

    Dean Parsons
    Insider Threat, Phishing, & Malware Solutions ForumVirtualJune 17, 2022Jake Williams 
    DFIR / Threat Hunting Summit Solutions Track Live and VirtualAugust 15 - August 16, 2022Domenica Crognale (DFIR) andLodrina Cherne (Threat Hunting)
    Kubernetes and Container Security Solutions Forum VirtualAugust 26, 2022Magno Logan
    SANS Cyber Solutions Fest 2022VirtualOctober 13 - October 14, 2022To Be Announced
    Blue Team / OSINT Summit Solutions TrackLive and VirtualOctober 25, 2022To Be Announced
    Zero Trust Solutions ForumVirtualNovember 18, 2022To Be Announced