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SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2017


  • Washington Hilton 1919 Connecticut Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20009 United States (map)
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Please join us for our final live event of the year: SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2017! This premier event features more than 35 information security courses taught by SANS' world-class instructors. Our courses are filled with dynamic content on the hottest information security issues, and cover topics such as cyber defense, penetration testing, ethical hacking, digital forensics, cloud security, management, and industrial controls system security.

In addition to SANS classroom training, test your security skills at the Core NetWars Experience, DFIR NetWars Tournament, and the new Cyber Defense NetWars Tournament. Enhance your SANS training experience even more by attending evening talks by our instructors and selected subject-matter experts. These presentations give you access to voices that matter in computer security, broaden your knowledge, and offer unique networking opportunities.

Event Schedule

Please check the schedule for course dates, many courses begin and end on different days during the week of training.

- Two-Day Courses Begin: Tuesday, December 12

- Five- and Six-Day Courses Begin: Thursday, December 14

- NetWars Tournaments: Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16

SANS is recognized around the world as the best place to develop the deep, hands-on cyber security skills most in need right now. Join us for immersion training that will provide you with the cutting-edge skills to defend your organization against security breaches and prevent future attacks. Find your course and register now.

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Nothing beats the SANS live training experience but if you are unable to attend learn how you can attend remotely.