Cyber Defense Initiative® 2018

Dec 11 - 18 | Washington, DC
  • NEW courses covering SIEM, OSINT Gathering and Analysis, Defensible Security Architecture, Purple Team Tactics, and more!
  • Additional Course Topics: Cyber Defense, Cloud Security, Ethical Hacking, Penetration Testing, Digital Forensics, Secure Development, Security Management, and ICS/SCADA Security

    San Diego Fall 2018

    Nov 12 - 17 | San Diego, CA
  • Cyber Defense NetWars Tournament - November 15-16
  • Two NEW Courses: SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture; SEC599: Defeating Advanced Adversaries - Implementing Kill Chain Defenses

    New Course: Open-Source Intelligence Gathering and Analysis

    You will learn current, real-world skills in the following:
  • Understand the data collection life cycle
  • Create your own OSINT process for Intelligence purposes
  • Effectively gather and analyze OSINT data from the Internet

    Limited Time Special Offer

    Get a GIAC Certification Attempt Included or SAVE $350 with any SANS Online Training Course when you register by October 31!

    New Course: Defensible Security Architecture

    You will learn current, real-world skills in the following:
  • The fundamentals of up-to-date defensible security architecture
  • Maximize existing investment in security architecture by reconfiguring existing assets
  • Determine capabilities required to support continuous monitoring of key Critical Security Controls
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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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