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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.
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SANS.edu Sentinels Win National Cyber League Competition

Students from the SANS Technology Institute topped the leaderboard in every category of the spring 2022 National Cyber League (NCL) competition, earning the top spots for #1 Individual Player, #1 Team and #1 Cyber Power Ranking.

What’s more, 4 SANS.edu teams made the top 10. Eight teams made the top 100 out of more than 1,000 teams. Learn more about the SANS.edu teams that finished in first placethird placefifth place, and ninth place.

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

National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity

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

The SANS Technology Institute has been designated by the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C) from the National Security Agency (NSA) as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) through 2027.

“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.