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Cybersecurity Is All We Teach

Whether you're just getting started in cybersecurity or you're a seasoned InfoSec professional, SANS.edu gives you the skills you need to advance and the GIAC certifications to prove it. Cybersecurity is all we teach — and nobody does it better. SANS.edu is proud to be an NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense.
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SANS.edu Sentinels Make Their Mark at 2022 National Cyber League Competitions

The SANS.edu Sentinels wrapped up 2022 earning the #1 Power Ranking at the spring National Cyber League (NCL) competition and the #2 Power Ranking at the fall NCL competition out of more than 1,000 teams.

Fall NCL Highlights

  • 3 SANS.edu Sentinels teams made the top 10, earning 2nd, 4th and 8th place
  • 5 of our teams made the top 100
  • 13 SANS.edu students placed in top 100 in the individual NCL competition (out of more than 6,600 participants)
  • SANS.edu student Jacob Elliott finished in 3rd place in the individual competition

              A huge congratulations to all of the SANS.edu Sentinels!

              National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity

              SANS.edu Is Designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the NSA

              “The CAE-CD designation is a testament to the quality of our cybersecurity faculty and programs. Our graduates are helping to meet the urgent cybersecurity needs of the U.S. government, industry, academia, and research, and we are proud to be part of a select group of cyber programs to have received this important designation.”

              - Ed Skoudis, SANS Technology Institute President

              SANS.edu participants in International Cyber Challenge

              SANS.edu Helps Team USA Win Medal at First International Cyber Challenge

              We’re so proud of the SANS.edu participants in Team USA’s bronze medal performance at the first International Cyber Challenge — including TJ O’Connor (coach), Akosua Wordie, Susie Jeziorowski, and Andrew Phillips.

              Did you know? SANS.edu participants, including alternates and virtual players, composed 20% of Team USA. 

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              Join us for a free online info session to learn more.

              The SANS.edu Advantage

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              GIAC Certifications

              Earn professional certifications employers recognize and respect in each of our programs.

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              World-class Faculty

              Learn the latest skills and techniques from the world's top cybersecurity practitioners.

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              100% Online Option

              You have the option of completing our programs through live or rewindable online courses.

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              Flexible Schedule

              Our programs are designed to fit into your busy life and work schedule.

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              Powerful Network

              Make connections with some of the most talented students and teachers in the industry.

              Learn from the Best

              SANS Technology Institute faculty members are rock stars of the cybersecurity field, with a broad base of expertise in government and industry. Their up-to-date examples and deep knowledge ensure that what you learn in class will be useful immediately on the job.

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              Every member of the SANS.edu faculty is a highly skilled professional currently working in cybersecurity.
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              More than 150 open source cybersecurity tools have been created by SANS Faculty.
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              SANS faculty members have authored more than 40 books on information security.
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              SANS faculty members have produced more than 3,500 research papers and webcasts on information security topics.

              Course Delivery Options

              Success Stories

              The SANS Technology Institute prepares some of the brightest minds in cybersecurity for lasting careers that make a meaningful difference. See why these students chose SANS.edu for their cybersecurity education and what they're up to now.
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              "SANS courses are fully aligned to what is happening in the industry. Course materials are continuously updated based on new developments in cybersecurity. It is rigorous, challenging, and relevant." - Karim Lalji, Managing Security Consultant, TELUS

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              Take Your Next Step

              Need more information? We’re happy to answer your questions. Join us for an info session, email info@sans.edu or call 301.241.7665.

              Ready to apply? We look forward to learning about you and your cybersecurity career goals.

              Our Grads Get Hired

              Our alumni work for organizations large and small, including Fortune 500 companies, military and government organizations, and leading cybersecurity firms. Here are just a few.
              Adobe
              Discover Financial Services
              Northrop Grumman
              Akamai
              Epic
              OpenSecurity
              Alert Logic

              Expel

              Oracle
              Amazon
              EY

              PwC

              Apple Inc

              Facebook

              Raytheon

              Artic Wolf Networks

              FireEye

              Red Canary

              Bank of America
              IBM

              Rendition Infosec

              Blizzard Entertainment

              Jigsaw Google

              RSA

              Boeing

              JHU/APL

              SAIC

              Booz Allen Hamilton

              JPMorgan Chase

              Salesforce

              Capital One

              KBR

              Sandia National Laboratories

              Cisco

              KPMG

              SixGen

              Coalfire

              Mantech

              Symantec

              Coretelligent

              Mastercard

              Tanium

              CrowdStrike

              Microsoft

              Verizon

              Deloitte

              MITRE

              Walmart

              Dragos

              NIST

              Wells Fargo Bank

              Student Reviews

              The decision to choose a master's degree from SANS.edu was the best one I have ever made. This transformed me into a true cybersecurity professional.
              Viswanath Srinivasan Chirravuri
              Software Security Director - Thales DIS USA
              SANS.edu made the difference between my being an unemployed college graduate and a well-compensated cyber professional.
              Cody Williams
              Cyber and Strategic Risk Advisory Consultant - Deloitte
              SANS gives you both the technical knowledge and the soft skills to persuade and convince an audience. It offers the highest quality technical security training on the planet.
              Michael H. Matthee
              Principal Application Security Engineer
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                Questions?

                We're happy to help. Email info@sans.edu or call 301.241.7665.