SANS Institute's VetSuccess Academy

The SANS Institute’s VetSuccess Academy is a 100% scholarship-based program that provides veterans and active duty military spouses with advanced technical training, industry-recognized GIAC certifications, and connections to leading employers in cybersecurity. Cyber Vets Virginia is pleased to announce that SANS Institute will host two VetSuccess Academies in the first half of 2017 and these opportunities are open to local transitioning service members, veterans and active duty spouses:

  • Northern Virginia/DC Academy: Applications close on February 14, 2017; training begins on March 20, 2017 in McLean, VA.
  • Hampton Roads Academy: Applications close on March 17, 2017; training begins on April 24, 2017. Hosted in partnership with the USO.


The SANS VetSuccess Academy includes up to three world-class SANS Institute training courses and upon completion of each course; participants will take the associated GIAC Certification exam before starting the next course.  The SANS Institute was established in 1989 and is the most trusted and, by far, the largest provider of cyber security training and certification to professionals at governments and commercial institutions world-wide.

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