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SANS Cyber Defence Course Testimonials

Read what previous students say about the quality, focus and effectiveness of the Cyber Defence training they've received from SANS.

SANS Cyber Defence Curriculum teaches the skills necessary to improve organisations' overall security posture. Training can help prepare students to get a respected cyber security certification through GIAC.

Cyber Defence courses focus on preventing, detecting and responding to incidents, building secure business processes, assessing existing network infrastructure, and much more.

Training is available at an Event, Online or Privately.

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Here's what our Cyber Defence alumni have said about their course's practical value, technical content and training Instructors:

"This course has been nothing less than excellent. Both the instructor and assistant have extensive knowledge covering all aspects of the topics covered… and then some."

SEC580, London

"I got a real insight into the mind of the adversary."

SEC401, London

"I love this course. Best course I've ever done. Just the right balance between accessible and challenging."

SEC580, London

"This was the best and most well-presented course I ever attended."

SEC401, London

"Excellent material and course, as always! That's why I keep coming back."

SEC502, London

"Excellent course. Excellent instructor."

SEC401, London

"Very good hints on effectively conveying security issues to executives in the wider business."

SEC401, London

"The course goes very deeply into technical content. The speaker was very prepared. I'd definitely suggest it to any infosec analyst dealing with packet capture."

SEC503, London

"Fantastic insight into IT security, everything you need to get started and more."

SEC401, London

"Wonderful course and a wonderful instructor - well delivered, really enjoyed it."

SEC580, London

"The training has identified a number of areas in which my own organisation and clients need to improve."

SEC401, London

"Complex subjects were easy to follow thanks to good instructional techniques."

SEC580, London

"Very much enjoyed the cryptography lessons - excellent explanations and analogies."

SEC401, London

"Definitely the best explanation of crypto I have ever received - crypto for dummies to in depth in 5 minutes flat!! - Excellent."

SEC401, London

"Excellent course, brilliantly delivered - easy to digest and understand."

SEC401, London

"It is making me question my own beliefs. I will be challenging colleagues and strategies when I return to work. The course is full of logical, workable solutions."

SEC401, London

"The best entry course I could imagine. I'd recommend it to anybody starting in security."

SEC401, London

"From a management perspective, this course gives you the ammunition to check your security teams are doing their jobs properly. You also better understand the challenges they face."

SEC401, London

"The course gave me a whole new view on security and a feeling of slight paranoia - I now have a huge list of things to do."

SEC401, London

"All aspects of this course have been invaluable, and the tools provided should help me considerably in the future."

SEC401, London

"It gives a well-structured insight into security which can be applied practically."

SEC401, London

"Relevant content with a good balance of entry level and in-depth detail."

SEC401, London

"This course is a perfect starting point for anyone wanting to learn about IT Security. It has given me a good grounding and I would definitely recommend."

SEC401, London

"In order to defend a network you need to understand how it works. This course is both enjoyable and challenging."

SEC401, London

"Allows me to improve my technical side in more detail, understanding attacks before, when and after they happen."

SEC401, London

"I have been on many IT courses. This has been by far, the most interesting course I've ever been on!! (and first one where I've stayed awake)."

SEC401, London

"Great intro to security. Even if you think you know the basics it's a real eye opener."

SEC401, London

"It's good for network admin and network security to attend this course. It will help them in their career."

SEC502, London

"Great material that is immediately applicable to what I'm working with…. And I love all the small anecdotes from the real life!"

SEC502, London

"Comprehensive content with solid real life experience."

SEC580, London

"Best day of an excellent course - best technical course I have been on."

SEC580, London

"It is helping bring the practical and theory together at a high level while, at the same time, more complex technical subjects are introduced."

SEC401, London

"It has given me a greater understanding of the cyber security industry perspective on cyber incidents."

SEC401, London

"The 401 is a well-rounded course for an overview in security. The instructor delivers the content at a grand pace and is interesting to listen to."

SEC401, London

"SANS 401 has provided me with an excellent overview of IT Security and how to effectively implement it."

SEC401, London

"Provides an extensive overview of the main areas of security. This will assist in my place of work."

SEC401, London

"Very hands on. The course will help me to perform my duties as cyber security analyst to a high standard."

SEC401, London

"You get a general knowledge in almost all areas that are relevant for IT security."

SEC401, London

"Valuable new insights will help me in day to day work."

SEC501, London

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Training Events Offering Cyber Defence Courses
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SANS London November 2017 Nov 27 - Dec 02, 2017  
SANS Khobar 2017 Dec 02 - Dec 07, 2017  
SANS Munich December 2017 Dec 04 - Dec 09, 2017  
SANS Amsterdam January 2018 Jan 15 - Jan 20, 2018  
SANS London February 2018 Feb 05 - Feb 10, 2018  
SANS Brussels February 2018 Feb 19 - Feb 24, 2018  
SANS London March 2018 Mar 05 - Mar 10, 2018  
SANS Paris March 2018 Mar 12 - Mar 17, 2018  
SANS Munich March 2018 Mar 19 - Mar 24, 2018  
SANS Abu Dhabi 2018 Apr 07 - Apr 12, 2018  
SANS Zurich 2018 Apr 16 - Apr 21, 2018  
SANS London April 2018 Apr 16 - Apr 21, 2018  
SANS Amsterdam May 2018 May 28 - Jun 02, 2018  
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