Why Train with SANS?
SANS is the most trusted and by far the largest source for information security training and security certification in the world. It also develops, maintains, and makes available at no cost, the largest collection of research documents about various aspects of information security, and it operates the Internet's early warning system - the Internet Storm Center. SANS provides intensive, immersion training designed to help you and your staff master the practical steps necessary for defending systems and networks against the most dangerous threats - the ones being actively exploited. The SANS Foundations course provides students with the practical learning and key skills to empower future cybersecurity learning and professional development.
SANS Foundations is the best single course available to learn the core knowledge and develop practical skills in computers, technology, and security fundamentals that are needed to kickstart a career in cybersecurity. The course features a comprehensive variety of innovative, hands-on labs, and practical exercises that go far beyond what is offered in any other foundational course in cybersecurity. These labs are developed by leading subject-matter experts, drawing on the latest technology, techniques, and concepts in cybersecurity.
'Stereotype Breakers' thoughts on Foundations
Masha from Stereotype Breakers, a Community of Women breaking stereotypes in STEM has provided her thoughts on the experience of taking the SANS Foundations class via a series of videos on YouTube. Take a look at what she learnt, how the training can help kickstart a career in cybersecurity, who should take the course, plus so much more...
Who should take this course?
- Career changers
- Online self-driven learners seeking new skills
- College and university students
- Business professionals without a deep cybersecurity background
- New hires in IT/cybersecurity
- Participants in reskilling programs
Take a Tour
James Lyne presents this course based on his extensive experience in the industry. He‘s an engaging presenter and experienced instructor, making the hours of videos that the course contains enjoyable to watch and full of real world stories from a skilled industry insider.
Take a tour of the SANS Foundations platform with James in this short video, where you can see an overview of the course modules, quizzes, the lab environment and much more!
What interested our expert instructors into the cybersecurity industry?
Have you ever wondered what made our expert instructors consider a career in cybersecurity? Believe it or not, our instructors come from a vast array of professional background before they entered the field.
Watch the video to learn how SANS Instructor Nik Alleyne went from studying Accounting to a job in IT, then more specifically cybersecurity.
Retrain employees with SANS Foundations
SANS Foundations can be used for internal training or as part of your workforce development and recruitment plan. Foundations will help non-technical employees understand cybersecurity and build a solid foundation of knowledge. Alternatively, the class can be used to expand your talent pipeline by identifying candidates that are not currently working in a technical position.