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Affiliate Program

SANS Institute is the most recognized and trusted resource for cybersecurity training, and certification. By participating in the SANS Affiliate Program, cybersecurity solution providers have the unique opportunity to create a comprehensive partnership with SANS, focused on educating and enlightening the SANS community on their latest products, services and techniques.

Why Become a SANS Affiliate Program Member?

  • Enhance your brand awareness by aligning with the SANS brand
  • Provide thought leadership and trending insights to the SANS community
  • Feature your company on the SANS Affiliate Directory, giving your company visibility to a community of 300,000+ cyber security professionals

Packages and Benefits

As a member of the Affiliate Program, cybersecurity vendors have the opportunity to gain valuable exposure to the SANS community.

SANS Affiliate Member
Premier Affiliate Member
SANS Affiliate Program Member Logo

Inclusion on SANS Affiliate Directory - Company Logo, Description (Limit 100 characters), Link to Company website, Product Category Denotation

Affiliate Program Branding at SANS Sponsored Events

SANS Newsletter Ad - One (1) Lower Ad per Year

SANS Newsletter Ad - One (1) Lower Ad per Quarter

Inclusion on SANS Summit Call for Presentations Mailing List

Conference Call w/ John Pescatore, SANS Director of Emerging Trends (30 minutes, scheduling based upon John Pescatore's availability)

Product Review by a SANS Instructor (Based on Instructor Availability)

Priority Booth Placement at Sponsored SANS National & Regional events

Tabletop Outside Classroom at One (1) SANS National or Regional Event

Priority Access to SANS Community via Pre-Screened, Invite-Only Events at One (1) National SANS Conference

Blog Post to SANS Security Insights Blog, Focused on Thought Leadership or Trending Industry Topics. Limit 500 Words

** Note: Does NOT directly promote the vendor's product/service. Footnote can be included to direct reader to vendor's website for more information on solutions. **


Program Requirements:

To participate in the SANS Affiliate Program, the Affiliate Member must agree to the following:

The Vendor must:

  • Prominently place the SANS Affiliate logo on their corporate website
  • Publish quarterly social media posts highlighting their membership in the SANS Affiliate Program
  • Agree to annual fee as outlined in the Benefits section