Cyber Defense Initiative (CDI) 2015

December 12 - 19 | Washington, DC

CDI 2015 features more than 30 hands-on cyber security courses. Understand how the newest cyber-attacks work and what you can do to prevent them or mitigate the damage. CDI is powered by NetWars-Tournament Play, and will include the 4th annual Tournament of Champions.

Security East 2016

January 25 - 30 | New Orleans, LA

Start your year off right with World-Class Cyber Defense & Security Management training. Training opportunities include Intrusion Detection In-Depth, Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls, and SANS Security Leadership Essentials For Managers with Knowledge Compression™.

Get a MacBook Air or $750 Off Your Online Course!

Get a New MacBook Air, Toshiba Portege Z30 or a $750 Discount with any SANS OnDemand or vLive Course Now.

CISSP(R) Get Certified Program

MGT414: SANS(R) +S(TM) Training Program for the CISSP(R) Certification Exam: Don't just plan to take the exam, plan to pass it!

Scottsdale 2016

February 8 - 13 | Scottsdale, AZ

Top-rated SANS Security Management and Cyber Defense training come to Arizona. Training includes SANS Training Program for CISSP® Certification, the new IT Security Strategic Planning, Policy and Leadership course, and Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender.
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Mission Statement

It seems wherever you turn organizations are being broken into and the fundamental question that everyone wants to know is Why? Why do some organizations get broken into and others do not. Our mission is to teach you the right things that need to be done to keep an organization secure.

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Security is always changing and SANS recognizes that after class students will still need to learn. The SANS Computer Security Community offers information security professionals an opportunity to learn, discuss, and share current developments in the field outside of the classroom. It also provides information regarding security training, certification, and events.

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Author Statement

Cyber security should be interesting, exciting, engaging and most important fun. You are going to spend a lot of time working, so you should always have a job you love to do. I love my job because it is an amazing feeling when you can actually help someone. Read More