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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

If you have a question about our cyber security training, read our FAQs page for more information or contact emea@sans.org. Click below to book Cyber Defence training at a location near you.


Training Events Offering Cyber Defence Courses
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SANS Amsterdam May 2019 May 20 - May 25, 2019  
SANS London June 2019 Jun 03 - Jun 08, 2019  
SANS Zurich June 2019 Jun 03 - Jun 08, 2019  
SANS SEC440 Oslo June 2019 Jun 11 - Jun 12, 2019  
SANS Paris July 2019 Jul 01 - Jul 06, 2019  
SANS Munich July 2019 Jul 01 - Jul 06, 2019  
SANS London July 2019 Jul 08 - Jul 13, 2019  
SANS Riyadh July 2019 Jul 27 - Aug 01, 2019  
SANS London August 2019 Aug 05 - Aug 10, 2019  
SANS Prague August 2019 Aug 12 - Aug 17, 2019  
SANS Amsterdam August 2019 Aug 19 - Aug 24, 2019  
SANS Copenhagen August 2019 Aug 26 - Aug 31, 2019  
SANS Munich September 2019 Sep 02 - Sep 07, 2019  
SANS Brussels September 2019 Sep 02 - Sep 07, 2019  
SANS Oslo September 2019 Sep 09 - Sep 14, 2019  
SANS Dubai September 2019 Sep 14 - Sep 19, 2019  
SANS Paris September 2019 Sep 16 - Sep 21, 2019  
SANS Bahrain September 2019 Sep 21 - Sep 26, 2019  
SANS London September 2019 Sep 23 - Sep 28, 2019  
SANS DFIR Prague 2019 Sep 30 - Oct 06, 2019  
SANS Cardiff September 2019 Sep 30 - Oct 05, 2019  
SANS Riyadh October 2019 Oct 05 - Oct 10, 2019  
SANS Doha October 2019 Oct 12 - Oct 17, 2019  
SANS London October 2019 Oct 14 - Oct 19, 2019  
SANS Amsterdam October 2019 Oct 28 - Nov 02, 2019  
SANS London November 2019 Nov 11 - Nov 16, 2019  
SANS Gulf Region 2019 Nov 16 - Nov 28, 2019  
SANS Munich November 2019 Nov 18 - Nov 23, 2019  
SANS SEC401 Madrid November 2019 (in Spanish) Nov 18 - Nov 23, 2019  
SANS Security Operations London 2019 Dec 02 - Dec 07, 2019  
SANS Frankfurt December 2019 Dec 09 - Dec 14, 2019  
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