The SLTT Government partnership program draws on SANS Institute’s mission to ensure InfoSec practitioners in critical organizations have the skills needed to protect networks, critical infrastructure, and sensitive data and enhance the cybersecurity readiness and response of state, provincial, local, tribal, and territorial government entities. This program offers both security awareness and online technical training courses to qualifying organizations at substantial cost savings.
Through the SANS aggregate buy program, you can get the training you need, at an affordable cost, and improve your organization's security posture against phishing, and other cyber-attacks
Special discounts are available to all qualifying organizations during our next aggregate purchase window, December 1, 2023 – January 31, 2024.
SANS Online Training and Certification
SANS Online Training provides your cybersecurity professionals, regardless of their experience, flexability to complete training from anywhere in the world. Through this partnership, credits are available for SANS' two most popular online training formats. Each offer slightly different features so that students can choose their preferred workflow, interaction, and speed of training:
SANS OnDemand training provides the flexibility to train online wherever and whenever it's most convenient for you. More than 50 courses are available, all featuring GIAC-certified subject matter experts support, labs, quizzes, and instruction by top SANS instructors. The SANS OnDemand platform provides students four months of 24/7 access to online course materials, including lectures, quizzes, and labs, so you can master the course content on your schedule, at your own pace.
SANS Live Online training is delivered via an interactive livestream by top SANS instructors and features our full catalog of courses and hands-on labs. Students can choose from multiple global time zone options to complete their courses. All Live Online courses include printed and electronic versions of courseware, books, materials and MP3 archives of course lectures, that can be accessed for up to four months.
Previews for 50+ SANS online courses are available at www.sans.org/course-preview.
Security Awareness Training for SLTT Government Organizations
Security awareness training must be a critical component of every organization’s comprehensive security program. Your non-technical workforce may have difficulty developing cyber awareness without the proper content. SANS Security Awareness training offers comprehensive, expert-authored content for a workforce with all levels of cyber experience. Created by a trusted global network of cybersecurity professionals, this partnership program includes several key Security Awareness products:
- EndUser - Comprehensive security awareness training for all computer users based on the Critical Security Controls
- Phishing - Test employees through simulated phishing attacks and educate them on how to avoid being compromised.
- Developer - Software security training for developers pertaining to the OWASP Top 10 Web vulnerabilities and the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
- IT Administrator – Level up your technical staff with advanced training to protect your organization.
- CIP - Training designed for any utility organization that falls under NERC and addresses all requirements of NERC CIP-004-6 R2 (CIP v6)
- ICS - Rigorous computer-based training for those interacting or operating with industrial control systems.
SANS Security Awareness training is SCORM compliant All material can be supplemented with the purchase of additional support materials to reinforce information learned.
SANS NetWars Continuous Online Range uses the gamification of IT Security to advance your cyber team’s most vital InfoSec skills. To build your cyber team’s skills and keep them from getting rusty, you need an environment where they can apply their knowledge to solve real-world infosec issues and stay sharp. That's what NetWars Continuous is all about. Over the course of four months, students will master real-world tactics and techniques in a safe learning environment.
- Allows your cyber team to advance hands-on technical skills. Players learn where they have skill gaps so they may improve, then, return to continue the challenge.
- Provides four months of access to NetWars Continuous. At the end of the four months, participants will receive a written assessment of the skills demonstrated during NetWars.
For more detailed information on NetWars Continuous please visit https://www.sans.org/netwars/continuous
This is an exclusive program. Current eligible constituencies include state, provincial, local, territorial, and tribal government organizations, state and local law enforcement agencies, and related non-profit organizations in the US and Canada.
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