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Your Goals | Your Schedule

Dive into immersive cyber security training with hands-on courses taught by industry experts, make new connections during our interactive events, and learn new skills to accelerate your career.

Did you know SANS offers you multiple ways to complete live training? Choose from interactive Live Online or In-Person events, and see below to explore:

  • In-Person Events in California, Nevada, Colorado, and Texas
  • Live Online Events in US Pacific, US Mountain, and US Central Time

Upcoming Live Training Events

Learn real-world cybersecurity skills directly from top industry experts during SANS Live Training events featuring practical courses with hands-on labs, plus cyber range challenges and networking opportunities.
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SANS Security West 2022

Experience interactive training with hands-on labs, practice your skills during NetWars Tournaments, and network with your peers in real-time. Join us for SANS Security West 2022 (May 5-10) to learn directly from top cyber security experts and gain real-world skills you can use immediately. Attend Live Online or in San Diego, CA. We are excited to announce we will be hosting this year’s CloudSecNext Summit on May 3 & 4 Live Online before SANS Security West 2022! Bundle your course with the Summit, and join us for this unique experience.

Learn About The SANS Live Training Experience

Are you interested in taking a course? Watch the video to hear how alumni describe their SANS training experience in one word.

See below for featured courses, view our free course demos, and find a training format that works for you.

The real value of this training lies at the intersection of quality content and delivery by a subject-matter expert actively working in the field, making it incredibly relevant and immediately applicable to my job.
P. Watson
- Microsoft Corp
Having an SME instructor with tons of real-world experience makes the course material easy to digest, and the Live Online platform is the best platform I've experienced!
Jeremy Swanson
- ManTech
This *really* pulled a lot together for me, and its been hugely valuable - I know parts of this are going to impact my approach to my work from my first day back.
Merewyn Boak
- Apple
Everything from the instructor to the platform to the labs & materials were great. It all fit together and made this Live Online learning process go smooth. GoToTraining & Slack worked great! I wouldn’t change a thing.
Robert L.
- US Federal Agency
SANS training keeps individuals up-to-date with relevant cyber security information. I can now apply the skills learned towards further maturing my program.
Nicholas Marriott
- Pfizer
The best part of SANS training is the absolute knowledge of the instructors. They bring real-world examples to the forefront and have their thumb on the pulse of current tactics used by attackers.
Jessie Prevost
- Trend Micro
SANS training is very valuable because it focuses on what really matters and provides practical and easy ways to improve your security posture.
Antonio Sannino
- P&G
The labs are giving me a chance to see the course content first hand and interact with it. It's doing a good job of letting me play with it and really seeing how the tools and methodologies work.
Ryan Moeller
- Eureka Strategic Consulting

    Featured Course Demos

    There’s no better way to see our top instructors in action, evaluate the subject matter and course difficulty level than through our course demos. Click on Course Details to see a course demo and discover the course’s availability in our different training formats. Just make sure you’re logged into your SANS portal account to access them. Here are some courses to get you started.

      View a SANS Live Online Demo

      Are you curious to see how SANS Live Online works? SANS Live Online training events offer interactive courses taught by real-world practitioners, real-time support from GIAC-certified TAs, hands-on labs, an archive of course lectures uploaded to your account daily during the event, and four months of access to your course lectures after the event.

      In this Live Online demonstration, you will walk through several lab environments, including labs run in a VM on your computer and remotely accessed labs. You will also see how you can interact with peers, TAs, and your instructor using Slack.

      SANS Live Training Features

      • Flexible Options: Interactive, immersion-style training available Live Online or In-Person with opportunities to network with and learn from other professionals.
      • Courses on the cutting edge: All courses are designed to align with dominant security team roles, duties, and disciplines.
      • Training from the best: SANS instructors are active security practitioners who bring their extensive knowledge and real-world experiences to the classroom.
      • GIAC Certification: Several certifications align with SANS training courses, validating student mastery for professional use in critical, specialized InfoSec domains, and job-specific roles.
      • The SANS Promise: You will be able to apply the skills and techniques you’ve learned as soon as you return to work.

        Learn More About SANS Live Training

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        Join the SANS.org Community for Free

        Membership to the SANS.org Community grants you access to thousands of free content-rich resources our SANS instructors produce for the information security community annually. These resources include immediately useful knowledge and capabilities to support your cyber security goals.