Expertise Matters

30 years of experience in cybersecurity training, with content from hundreds of the world’s best cyber practitioners and learning behavior professionals makes SANS the best choice for security awareness 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.

Why Choose SANS for Your Security Awareness Program?

With SANS, deep insight and expertise goes hand-in-hand. When you consider the fact that hundreds of scientists, certified cyber security professionals, doctors in behavior learning, and authors covering every facet of security defense contribute to the expertise that is behind SANS, you understand the importance and relevance it can have on your organization.

When it comes to security, trust matters. We know this, which is why our training has been created by an entire fleet of experts who’ve been on front lines battling every cyber threat imaginable.


Measure Success

With the SANS Security Awareness Maturity Model™ an organization can plan, track and mature their security awareness training, utilizing industry best practices and metrics to benchmark success.

Established in 2011 by more than 200 awareness professionals, the Security Awareness Maturity Model gives organizations the ability to easily identify where their security awareness program is currently, where a qualified leader can take it, and outlines the path to get them to where they want to be.

"Whether for our developers, administrators, or executives, the SANS Security Awareness training curriculum hits the nail on the head! I can’t begin to count how many conversations have been sparked, relevant questions have been asked, light-bulbs of understanding have lit up, and less secure behaviors have changed as a result of this content. We are grateful for the positive impact SANS has had on the security of our organization and the clients we serve, and look forward to many years of partnering together.”