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OnDemand: About

About SANS OnDemand, Online Security Training

SANS OnDemand a custom e-learning platform built by SANS Institute to make information security training more easily accessible and effective for distance learners. SANS Institute is an international education and research organization committed to training the next generation of information security professionals and to contributing knowledge and resources that strengthen the security posture of the global cyber community. A thought leader in the information security space, SANS Institute maintains numerous free online resources, such as the Internet Storm Center, and serves as a trusted resource for public, private, and corporate organizations around the world. SANS OnDemand courses are reviewed and revised several times each year, ensuring that content is hyper-current and relevant to the constantly evolving information security space. Our instructors are chosen based on two criteria: working expertise in information security and demonstrated excellence in teaching. The result is the most elite pool of information security practitioner-instructors anywhere.

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Why Choose SANS OnDemand for Your Information Security Training?

SANS Institute instructors are a select group of IT Security professionals who lead the global conversation in a wide range of cyber security topics. OnDemand features the voices and stories of instructors like Dr. Eric Cole, Ed Skoudis, Rob Lee and Stephen Northcutt.
Hands-on exercises are provided throughout our courses to demonstrate the use of specific tools and skills taught in each course. Our users are able to complete the hands-on exercises from their own computers, with support from a team of subject-matter experts.
SANS Institute's courseware is created by our instructors specifically for use in SANS courses, and the courseware is updated as technology evolves. OnDemand is also proven to be one of the most effective ways for preparing GIAC certifications.
We do both with OnDemand. Every Learning Objective has an outcome statement that describes what knowledge or skill is encompassed in that Learning Objective. Assessment tests and hands-on exercises are given throughout the training to determine competency. At the end of the course the student may attempt the GIAC certification.
There is a class size of one since all classes are completely Internet-based Our program allows you to learn at your own pace, according to your own schedule.
Via OnDemand, SANS training is available anytime and anywhere, without requiring travel. Also, many of the Learning Objectives are fairly short, and progress in your study can be made with minimal intrusion into your existing routine.