Cyber Security Training at Its Finest

SANS Security Awareness, a division of the SANS Institute, provides organizations with a complete and comprehensive security awareness solution, enabling them to easily and effectively manage their human cybersecurity risk. 1,400 organizations around the world trust SANS Security Awareness to provide exceptional content and training that is culturally relevant and current with threats employees face on a daily basis.

Our Legacy


Nearly three decades old, SANS has been around as long as there has been a need for security.


Organizations around the globe trust SANS Security Awareness and the expertise we provide.

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Million people rely on SANS security awareness concepts and training.

What is SANS Institute?

Established nearly 30 years ago, SANS Institute was created as cooperative research and education organization that offers programs to over 165,000 security professionals. SANS is the most trusted and largest source for information security training and security certification in the world. SANS offers comprehensive, intensive training designed to help anyone, from auditors to CIOs to defend systems and networks against the most dangerous threats.


SANS Security Awareness Shields Against Attacks

We’re the security awareness experts. We act as your cornerstone – the foundation of expert-led training, superior personal support and all the resources you need to start and grow a security awareness program.

Your goal is our mission. We offer a comprehensive set of solutions to keep every learner in organizations large and small, secure from the most relevant cyber attacks. We enable individuals to become their own “shield” to defend against attack.

Behind that shield is SANS Security Awareness, offering maximum support for each and every campaign, program, and training initiative, backed by proven learning principles and the world’s most experienced cyber experts. It’s security training your way, offered by the experts you can trust, executed with our team of personal support.

Security Awareness Community and Resources

SANS Security Awareness is proud to provide the largest, vendor-neutral community for security awareness professionals around the globe. Led by cyber security expert, Lance Spitzner, security professionals learn best practices, tips and tricks for building and maturing programs effectively for every sized organization. This coupled with our extensive library of resources will help organizations help prevent any kind of opportunity for attack. We help you become the shield!