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Cyber Security Training, Certifications, Degrees and Resources

Empowering and educating current and future cybersecurity practitioners around the world with knowledge and skills, through industry-leading community programs, resources, training, certifications and events.
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2021 SANS Holiday Hack Challenge & KringleCon

Join the global cybersecurity community in its most festive cyber security challenge and virtual conference of the year! The SANS Holiday Hack Challenge is a FREE series of super fun, high-quality, hands-on cybersecurity challenges where you learn new skills, help Santa defeat cybersecurity villains, and save the whole holiday season from treachery. The SANS Holiday Hack Challenge is for all skill levels, with a stellar prize at the end for the best of the best entries.

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Companies Have Trained with SANS in Past 4 Years
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of Fortune 100 Companies Use SANS
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Discover the Best College in Cyber Security

Explore the SANS Technology Institute's cutting-edge undergraduate and graduate programs. Launch or advance your career with proven SANS courses and industry-recognized GIAC certifications.

  • Bachelor’s Degrees
  • Undergraduate Certificate
  • Master’s Degree
  • Graduate Certificates

Find out if the course you’re interested in might count toward a degree.

What Students Say About Their SANS Training Experience

The real value of this training lies at the intersection of quality content and delivery by a subject-matter expert actively working in the field, making it incredibly relevant and immediately applicable to my job.
P. Watson
- Microsoft Corp
You cannot beat the quality of SANS classes and instructors. I came back to work and was able to implement my skills learned in class on day one. Invaluable.
Melissa Sokolowski
- Xerox
With multiple real-world examples, labs that provide direct application of the course material, and top-notch instructors, there is nothing compared to SANS.
Matthew Arnsdorff
- Target
SANS is the best information security training you’ll find anywhere. World-class instructors, hands-on instruction, actionable information you can really use, and NetWars.
Jeff Stebelton
- NetJets Inc.