We are returning to Virginia Beach for two weeks of the best in SANS training with our top gun instructors. Make your plans now to attend SANS Virginia Beach 2013 on August 19 - 30, an opportunity to take two full courses back-to-back in your chosen discipline; or, join us for one week if that best fits your busy summer schedule. Bring your family for a classic late-summer vacation at the shore!
SANS Virginia Beach continues to be one of our most popular locations! In the past, we have had sold-out courses, and an extra week of training means we may not have to turn anyone away. Choose from these top-rated SANS courses and use what you learn in the classroom as soon as you return to the office.
Visit our Schedule page for complete course descriptions for all of the courses offered in Virginia Beach.
Most of the courses offered at Virginia Beach are associated with a GIAC Certification attempt. Put the skills you'll learn to practical use and join more than 48,000 GIAC certified professionals who make the Cybersecurity industry safe! Visit the GIAC Page for more information and register for your certification attempt today! Earn your Master's Degree at SANS Technology Institute (STI)! Start taking courses at SANS Virginia Beach 2013 that will apply to the STI Master's Program upon admittance. Take classes in Information Security Management (MSISM) or Engineering (MSISE). See SANS Technology Institute page for more information. Apply today! SANS training is well-known for being relevant and pragmatic. Our award-winning faculty has proven they understand the challenges you face on a daily basis. Their real-world experience increases the practical value of the course material. Here is what 2012 attendees had to say about their SANS training experience:
"Every SANS course I have taken has been world-class. This one is no different." - Eric Robinson, Premera Blue Cross
"Highest quality InfoSec training available - from an information standpoint and an instructor standpoint." - Anthony Francone, Independent Consultant
"Hands down the best courses in information security." - Vincent Bartsch, Cubic Transportation
"The best security training bar none!" - John Carlson, Nelnet
Our campus for this event, the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront, is ten seconds from the Virginia Beach boardwalk and ocean front and is right next to the Neptune's Park and the Shoppes at 31 Ocean. A discounted room rate of $199 S/D is available to SANS students until July 26, but space is limited so book early!
The hotel is right on the north end of one of America's favorite Boardwalks, constructed in 1888 and a favorite during Victorian times. The current version is three miles long and perfect for strolling, biking, or rollerblading. The Boardwalk is lined with shops and restaurants with plenty of ramps to get to the beach. Picture 11 top-rated golf courses, off-shore fishing opportunities where Virginia Beach is known as the "Fish highway," children's activities for both teens and younger children (including a Where the Wild Things Are attraction), and that is Virginia Beach! Virginia Beach is also home to the Virginia Aquarium which features the fish of the Chesapeake Bay area and much more including komodo dragons and whale watching boat trips! Whether you enjoy kayaking, swimming, bird watching, hiking, fishing, playing golf or shopping and dining, Virginia Beach has it all. What a great location for your training!