SANS Online Technical Training

Your organization’s information technology staff are your first line of defense against cyber attacks. To keep your organization – and your sensitive information – safe and secure, it is crucial that your information technology employees regularly receive the most up-to-date training on innovations in cybersecurity, as well as effective methods to combat cyber-criminals and their ever-evolving tactics.

To address this need, CIS is proud to partner with the SANS Institute to offer our members two of SANS's most popular, and effective, online training methods: OnDemand and vLive. These training programs offer flexible and effective options for information security professionals of all experience levels to complete SANS's top training programs from anywhere in the world. More than 30 different courses and certifications are available to expand your staff’s skill sets, including:

  • Cyber Defense
  • Penetration Testing
  • Forensics
  • Management
  • Industrial Control Systems


OnDemand is a custom, self-paced e-learning training program that provides your employees with access to SANS's diverse course offerings, taught by SANS's top instructors.

All OnDemand courses provide your employees with:

  • Four months of online course access
  • Custom quizzes and labs
  • MP3 archives of course lectures
  • All printed books and required materials
  • Subject-matter expert support

This unique training program provides flexible online training that your staff can complete on their own schedule, at their own pace, and from the comfort of their own workstation or home.


vLive offers your employees with live, virtual classroom sessions covering one of SANS's varied online course offerings, taught by one of SANS's exceptional faculty of instructors.

All vLive courses provide your employees with:

  • Six months of online course access
  • MP3 archives of course lectures
  • Hands-on video labs and quizzes
  • All printed books and required materials

This convenient training program offers your employees 12 live, evening classes over the span of several weeks, when they can learn from and interact with esteemed instructors and fellow students.

Thanks to our partnership with SANS, you can now purchase these online technical training methods through CIS at a dramatically discounted rate.

An Exclusive Opportunity

CIS is proud to partner with SANS, an international leader in designing and delivering comprehensive cybersecurity training programs.

  • As a SANS partner, CIS is offering extremely competitive volume purchasing discounts of up to 70 percent for all Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) members, as well as other state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, nonprofit organizations, and public education and healthcare institutions.
  • Our close partnership with SANS allows CIS to provide your organization the opportunity to purchase this and other essential information security training tools at a steep discount, making them the ideal cost-effective solution to your training needs.

How to Purchase

  • The next deep-discount purchasing window for SANS Online Technical Training is from December 1, 2017, through January 31, 2018.
  • In-window price for OnDemand and vLive vouchers (good for any available long course): $2,790 (55 percent discount).
  • Outside the window price for OnDemand voucher: $4,650 (25 percent discount)
  • Minimum purchase of three vouchers is required to qualify for discount price.
  • Specific pricing information and written quotes are available by request; please contact us with questions.
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