Latest Offensive Operations News & Updates
HUGE Update to SEC560 - Now Covering Azure Attacks
We've updated our flagship pen test course to further address both on-prem and cloud systems, including Azure AD and the modern Windows Domain, all working in an entirely new lab environment targeting real-world systems and software seen in large organizations. Click through to learn more!
Featured Offensive Operations Courses & Certifications
Offensive Operations Certifications
GIAC's offensive operations certifications cover critical domains and highly specialized usages, ensuring professionals are well-versed in essential offensive abilities. GIAC certifications prove that you have the knowledge and skills necessary to work across specialized red, purple, and exploit development teams.
The Most Offensive Faculty on The Planet
Slingshot Linux Distribution
Ubuntu-based Linux distribution with the MATE Desktop Environment built for use in the SANS Offensive Operations courses and for the community. Designed to be stable, reliable and lean, Slingshot is built with Vagrant and Ansible, and includes many standard pen testing tools.
Graduate Certificate Program in Pen Testing & Ethical Hacking
Designed for working InfoSec and IT professionals to learn how to conduct vulnerability scanning and exploitation of various systems, provide documentation and reporting of activities performed, produce estimated risk, and provide actionable results for organizations of all sizes. The certificate includes:
- Highly technical 13-credit-hour program
- 4 industry-recognized GIAC certifications
- SANS's in-depth offensive simulation capstone for real-world testing, Jupiter Rockets
About Offensive Operations
SANS Offensive Operations leverages the vast experience of our esteemed faculty to produce the most thorough, cutting-edge offensive cyber security training content in the world. Our goal is to continually broaden the scope of our offensive-related course offerings to cover every possible attack vector.
SANS Offensive Operations Curriculum offers courses spanning topics ranging from introductory penetration testing and hardware hacking, all the way to advanced exploit writing and red teaming, as well as specialized training such as purple teaming, wireless or mobile device security, and more.
GIAC offensive operations certifications cover critical domains and highly specialized usages, ensuring professionals have the knowledge and skills necessary to work in security roles requiring hands-on experience in specific focus areas like, penetration testing, purple teaming, or exploit development. It's important for organizations and practitioners to have a training provider who covers the attack surface of the entire threat landscape, from authors and instructors who are leaders in those respective areas.