SANS Security West 2018

This event qualifies for 36 CPEs

Cyber Security Training in San Diego, California

SANS information security training goes beyond theory, incorporating real-world examples and practical techniques you can apply directly to your work. Join us for SANS Security West 2018 (May 11-18) in San Diego, CA, and choose from more than 30 information security courses taught by leading industry experts. With cutting-edge courseware, dedicated instructors, and a relentless passion for excellence, SANS delivers relevant training that will prepare you to meet today’s threats and tomorrow’s challenges.

Event Schedule

Please check the schedule for course dates. Courses may begin and end on different days during the week of training.
- Two-Day Courses Begin: Thursday, May 17
- Five- and Six-Day Courses Begin: Friday, May 11
- NetWars: Monday, May 14 and Tuesday, May 15

Whichever course you choose, SANS promises you will be able to use what you learn as soon as you return to your office. Join us in San Diego, and get the training you need to excel in this rapidly evolving industry.

“SANS Security West was an absolutely great training event. It brought together lots of smart people, seasoned and new to the security industry, in a great forum that facilitated opening up and meeting new peers. The training was superb, and participating in NetWars was the icing on the cake.” - Jason Kinder, DRS Technologies

Cyber Security Courses Available at SANS Security West 2018:

New - SEC455: SIEM Design & Implementation - John Hubbard
New - SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations - Dave Shackleford
New - SEC555: SIEM with Tactical Analytics     GCDA     Tim Garcia
New - SEC564: Red Team Operations and Threat Emulation - Joe Vest
New - DEV540: Secure DevOps and Cloud Application Security - Frank Kim
SEC301: Introduction to Cyber Security (GISF) Keith Palmgren
SEC401: Security Essentials Bootcamp Style (GSEC) Bryan Simon
SEC440: Critical Security Controls: Planning, Implementing, and Auditing - Chris Christianson
SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials - Enterprise Defender (GCED) Stephen Sims
SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth (GCIA) David Hoelzer
SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling (GCIH) Bryce Galbraith
SEC505: Securing Windows and PowerShell Automation (GCWN) Jason Fossen
SEC511: Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations (GMON) Eric Conrad
SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking (GWAPT) Moses Hernandez
SEC560: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking (GPEN) Kevin Fiscus
SEC566: Implementing and Auditing the Critical Security Controls - In-Depth (GCCC) Randy Marchany
SEC573: Automating Information Security with Python (GPYC) Michael Murr
SEC575: Mobile Device Security and Ethical Hacking (GMOB) Christopher Crowley
SEC580: Metasploit Kung Fu for Enterprise Pen Testing - Kevin Fiscus
SEC660: Advanced Penetration Testing, Exploit Writing, and Ethical Hacking (GXPN) James Lyne
FOR500: Windows Forensic Analysis (GCFE) Rob Lee
FOR508: Advanced Digital Forensics, Incident Response, and Threat Hunting (GCFA) Eric Zimmerman
FOR518: Mac and iOS Forensic Analysis and Incident Response - Sarah Edwards
FOR572: Advanced Network Forensics: Threat Hunting, Analysis, and Incident Response (GNFA) Philip Hagen
FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence (GCTI) Jake Williams
FOR585: Advanced Smartphone Forensics (GASF) Cindy Murphy
FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques (GREM) Anuj Soni
MGT414: SANS Training Program for CISSP® Certification (GISP) David R. Miller
MGT433: SANS Security Awareness: How to Build, Maintain, and Measure a Mature Awareness Program - Lance Spitzner
MGT512: SANS Security Leadership Essentials For Managers with Knowledge Compression™ (GSLC) Ted Demopoulos
MGT514: Security Strategic Planning, Policy, and Leadership (GSTRT) G. Mark Hardy
MGT517: Managing Security Operations: Detection, Response, and Intelligence - My-Ngoc Nguyen
DEV534: Secure DevOps: A Practical Introduction - Gregory Leonard
ICS410: ICS/SCADA Security Essentials - Billy Rios

Speaker and Presenter Information

Instructors Teaching at SANS Security West 2018:

John Hubbard
Dave Shackleford
Tim Garcia
Joe Vest
Frank Kim
Keith Palmgren

Bryan Simon
Chris Christianson
Stephen Sims
David Hoelzer
Bryce Galbraith
Jason Fossen
Eric Conrad
Moses Hernandez
Kevin Fiscus
Randy Marchany
Michael Murr
Christopher Crowley
Kevin Fiscus
James Lyne
Rob Lee
Eric Zimmerman
Sarah Edwards
Philip Hagen
Jake Williams
Cindy Murphy
Anuj Soni
David R. Miller
Lance Spitzner
Ted Demopoulos
G. Mark Hardy
My-Ngoc Nguyen
Gregory Leonard
Billy Rios

Expected Number of Attendees


Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Office of the President (includes OMB), Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Treasury, Dept of Veterans Affairs, EPA, GSA, USPS, SSA, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), Judicial Branch Agencies, State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, CIA, FEMA, Census Bureau, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, FAA, USAID, State & Local Government, National Guard Association, EEOC, Federal Government, FDA, Foreign Governments/Agencies

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Fri-Fri, May 11-18, 2018


SEC455, SEC546, SEC580, DEV534:  $2480.00
SEC545, SEC566, FOR578, MGT514, DEV540:  $5380.00
SEC401, SEC501, SEC503, SEC504, SEC505, SEC511:  $6210.00

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