SANS Foundations is the most comprehensive, certified cybersecurity course, for beginners, on the market. Created as a solution for entry-level cybersecurity students, professionals, or graduates, who reported hitting “the wall” in their first technical cybersecurity role, due to only receiving theoretical education in Academia, or from having no background in IT/computers. Many struggled to ‘learn whilst working’ with Linux, networks, and Windows security, because they had no foundational cybersecurity knowledge to build on, leading to the creation of a global cybersecurity skills gap.
The SANS Foundations course balances knowledge-based learning with hands-on labs and practical exercises, taking students from no technical or security knowledge, to a level where they’re speaking the same language as industry professionals. Course graduates unlock advanced learning opportunities, career growth and skills, validated by the globally recognised GIAC Foundational Cybersecurity Technologies certificate (GFACT).