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The most trusted source for cyber security training, certification, and research.

Learn more about SANS training courses, GIAC Certifications, workforce development and Swiss based initiatives.
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2021 SANS Holiday Hack Challenge & KringleCon

Join the global cybersecurity community in its most festive cyber security challenge and virtual conference of the year! The SANS Holiday Hack Challenge is a FREE series of super fun, high-quality, hands-on cybersecurity challenges where you learn new skills, help Santa defeat cybersecurity villains, and save the whole holiday season from treachery. The SANS Holiday Hack Challenge is for all skill levels, with a stellar prize at the end for the best of the best entries.

Choose Your Course and Training Format

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Skills Validation – GIAC Certifications

Many of the SANS courses align to Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) examinations. The GIAC validates the skills of information security professionals, proving that those certified have the deep skills and technical knowledge necessary to work in key areas of cybersecurity.

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New Courses and In-Development

Want to know what is on the horizon for SANS Course Development? SANS Faculty is working to bring an amazing set of courses throughout this year. All the course subjects have been carefully chosen to meet the needs of our students and our community.

Want to learn more? Register and we will send you information about the course you are interested in as well as send you alerts when the course is offered at introductory price!

Find Your Course

Our cybersecurity courses are developed by industry leaders in numerous fields including cyber security training, network security, forensics, audit, security leadership, and application security. Courses are taught by real-world practitioners who are the best at ensuring you not only learn the material, but that you can apply it immediately when you return to the office.
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Cloud Curriculum

SANS Cloud Security focuses the deep resources of SANS on the growing threats to The Cloud by providing training, GIAC certification, research, and community initiatives to help security professionals build, deploy and manage secure cloud infrastructure, platforms, and applications.


Our curriculum provides intensive, immersion training designed to help you and your staff master the practical steps necessary for defending systems and applications in the cloud against the most dangerous threats.

Airbus Cybersecurity

Airbus Cybersecurity is a well-known cybersecurity partner for many organisations and governments. Working together with SANS, they've trained their staff to some of the best practitioners in the industry. But also using other tools provided by the SANS Institute, they've managed to recruit, train and retain their cybersecurity teams. Practices they have also replicated to meet the needs of their own customers. Watch the case study video to learn more.

Workforce Development Solutions

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SANS Security Awareness

SANS Security Awareness, a division of the SANS Institute, provides organisations with a complete and comprehensive security awareness solution, enabling them to easily and effectively manage their human cybersecurity risk.