Mission and Vision

Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

The SANS Technology Institute develops technically-skilled professionals and leaders who strengthen global information security through innovative and flexible approaches to learning. We prepare our students to master advanced practices through experiential and project-based learning which is delivered by faculty who are top scholar-practitioners in the industry, and our graduates implement and execute state-of-the-art cybersecurity.

Vision Statement

The SANS Technology Institute aspires to be the preeminent institution translating contemporary information security practice, scholarship, and research into effective educational experiences.

Institutional Goals

In so doing, the SANS Technology Institute will:

  1. Enable private and public sector enterprises of the United States and its allies to preserve social order and protect their economic rights and military capabilities in the face of cyber attacks;
  2. Provide the national defense establishment, critical industries, businesses and government agencies with information security engineers and managers who have the most current and critical knowledge and skills needed to respond effectively to the evolving cyber attack landscape; and,
  3. Perform leading-edge research that continually identifies current best practice and enhances the state of the art in the practice of information security.