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. SANS.edu is proud to be an NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense.

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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 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.

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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News from SANS.edu

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

SANS.edu Sentinels Wrap Up 2022 with #1 Power Ranking at Spring National Cyber League Competition and #2 Power Ranking at Fall NCL Competition. Read the press release.

SANS.edu Sentinels Finish in Top 10 at the 2022 NSA Codebreaker Challenge. Read the press release.

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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