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Center for Cybersecurity

The SANS Technology Institute (SANS.edu) offers career-focused undergraduate and graduate programs on the cutting edge of cybersecurity. We are one of the largest cybersecurity programs in the United States and the only college focused exclusively on cybersecurity.
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Study with the best faculty in cyber security

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

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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. 

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. 

Cybersecurity Resources

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News from SANS.edu

Discover what our alumni are up to now. Read the profiles.

SANS.edu Sentinels Take Top Prizes at Spring 2022 National Cyber League Competition. Read the press release.

SANS Technology Institute Announces 2022 Winners of Assante Scholar Awards. Read the press release.

SANS Technology Institute Announces Inaugural Winners of the HBCU Scholarship CTF Competition. Read the press release.

SANS Technology Institute Selects Ed Skoudis as its President. Read the press release.

Contact Us

Center Email: bmarchant@sans.edu
Point of Contact: Betsy Marchant

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Questions?

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