SANS Secure Asia Pacific 2022

March 2022 is going to be a special month if you are looking to take cybersecurity training. Throughout this month, SANS is hosting over 30 unique, hands-on SANS courses across 4 different training events during SANS Secure Asia Pacific 2022.

Our largest ever training event for the Asia Pacific region will be taking place in March 2022, with over 30 of SANS most popular training courses to choose from over 4 unique training events to meet your schedule.

These courses will be presented virtually or In-Person on Asia Pacific-friendly time zones. You will be able to avail of all of our core courses as well as exciting new releases like SEC586: Blue Team Operations: Defensive Powershell and SEC588: Cloud Penetration Testing.

You can choose to take courses Live Online or through In-Person Live Stream training modalities, with our students based in Australia being able to train In-Person with instructors for selected courses. Some courses will also be taught in Japanese by local instructors and available via Japanese simultaneous translation.

"SANS courses are fully aligned to what is happening in the industry. Course materials are continuously updated based on new developments in cybersecurity. It is rigorous, challenging, and relevant". - Karim Lalji, Managing Security Consultant, TELUS

Training Times For Secure Asia Pacific 2022 Events

No matter where you are, SANS Secure Asia Pacific 2022 will allow you to attend training with us at a time that fits your schedule. You can find all of the different training times per region and per event below.
Secure Japan 2022
Feb 28 - Mar 19
Secure Australia 2022
Mar 7 - 12
Secure Singapore 2022
Mar 14 - 26
Secure India 2022
Mar 21 - 26

Wellington (New Zealand Daylight Time)

13:30 - 21:30 NZDT

11:00 - 19:00 NZDT

14:00 - 22:00 NZDT

16:30 - 00:30 NZDT

Canberra (Australian Eastern Daylight Time)

11:30 - 19:30 AEDT

09:00 - 17:00 AEDT

12:00 - 20:00 AEDT

14:30 - 22:30 AEDT

Tokyo (Japan Standard Time)

09:30 - 17:30 JST

07:00 - 15:00 JST

10:00 - 18:00 JST

12:30 - 20:30 JST

Singapore (Singapore Time)

08:30 - 16:30 SGT

06:00 - 14:00 SGT

09:00 - 17:00 SGT

11:30 - 19:30 SGT

Bengaluru (India Standard Time)

06:00 - 14:00 IST

03:30 - 11:30 IST

06:30 - 14:30 IST

09:00 - 17:00 IST

San Francisco (Pacific Daylight Time)

16:30 - 00:30 PDT

14:00 - 22:00 PDT

18:00 - 02:00 PDT

20:30 - 04:30 PDT


Cyber Ranges

NetWars Tournaments have always been a great way to apply what you learn during your SANS class but also to learn new skills and tricks while playing against your peers. World renowned for being one of the best CTF exercises in the industry, we now add this additional training experience onto your SANS training course.

On Saturday April 2nd we will be running three different tournaments exclusively to attendees at SANS Secure Asia Pacific 2022. You will be able to join one of the following tournaments of your choice:

  • CORE NetWars
  • CyberDefence NetWars
  • DFIR NetWars

Once you’ve registered for a course at this event, you will be emailed with further information for the relevant tournament. Please contact should you have any questions related to the NetWars tournament or this event.

Blue Team Operations


SEC301: Introduction to Cyber Security

GIAC Information Security Fundamentals (GISF)

Mar 7-11
Mar 21-25

SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style

GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)

Feb 28 - Mar 5 (Japanese)
Mar 7-12
Mar 15-20

SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering and Analysis

GIAC Open Source Intelligence (GOSI)

Mar 21-26

SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender

GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)

Mar 21-26

SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations

GIAC Continuous Monitoring Certification (GMON)

Mar 21-26

SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture and Engineering

GIAC Defensible Security Architecture (GDSA)

Mar 7-12
Mar 21-26

SEC555: SIEM with Tactical Analytics

GIAC Certified Detection Analyst (GCDA)

Mar 21-26

SEC566: Implementing and Auditing CIS Critical Controls

GIAC Critical Controls Certification (GCCC)

Mar 21-25

SEC586: Blue Team Operations: Defensive Powershell *NEW*

Mar 7-12

Offensive Operations


SEC460: Enterprise and Cloud | Threat and Vulnerability Assessment

GIAC Enterprise Vulnerability Assessor (GEVA)

Mar 7-12
Mar 21-26

SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)

Mar 7-12 (Japanese)
Mar 7-12 (English)
Mar 15-19
Mar 21-26

SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking

GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)

Feb 28 - Mar 5
Mar 21 - 26

SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking

GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)

Mar 7-12
Mar 14-19

SEC617: Wireless Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking

GIAC Assessing and Auditing Wireless Networks (GAWN)

Mar 14-19

SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking

GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN)

Mar 7-12

Mar 21-26

SEC699: Purple Team Tactics - Adversary Emulation for Breach Prevention & Detection 

Mar 14-19

Cloud Security


SEC488: Cloud Security Essentials

GIAC Cloud Security Essentials (GCLD)

Mar 14-19

SEC510: Public Cloud Security: AWS, Azure, and GCP

GIAC Public Cloud Security (GPCS)

Mar 21 - 25

SEC588: Cloud Penetration Testing *NEW*

GIAC Cloud Penetration Tester (GCPN)

Feb 28 - Mar 5

Digital Forensics & Incident Response


FOR508: Advanced Incident Response, Threat Hunting, and Digital Forensics

GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)

Feb 28 - Mar 5
Mar 7-12
Mar 21-26

FOR509: Enterprise Cloud Forensics and Incident Response

Mar 7-10
Mar 21-24

FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence

GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence (GCTI)

Mar 14-19

FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics: Threat Hunting, Analysis, and Incident Response

GIAC Network Forensic Analyst (GNFA)

Mar 7-12

FOR585: Smartphone Forensic Analysis In-Depth

GIAC Advanced Smartphone Forensics (GASF)

Mar 7-12
FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and TechniquesGIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM)

Feb 28 - Mar 5

Cybersecurity Leadership


MGT514: Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership

GIAC Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership (GSTRT)

Mar 7-11

MGT551: Building and Leading Security Operations Centers *NEW*

Mar 14-18

Industrial Control Systems


ICS515: ICS Active Defense and Incident Response *NEW*

GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID)

Mar 14-19

ICS612: ICS Cyber Security In-Depth

Mar 14-18