An extreme shortage of qualified cyber security professionals is placing a burden on employers to fill critical security roles. SANS GIAC provides assessments and tools to help human resource professionals and recruiters place well qualified, pre-assessed professionals into critical cyber security roles.

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Sample Job

Editable job descriptions for multi-level positions written by leading, managing information security professionals

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Pre-assess demonstrable knowledge of your candidate pool

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Interactive Work Role Mapping

Launch, optimize, and manage your SOC/NOC by mapping education for critical work roles

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Offensive Operations

Digital Forensics
Incident Response



Industrial Control Systems

Recruitment & Retention
Why Traditional Methods Fail. New Best Practices.

The Importance of Certification

Prescreen Candidates Using GIAC Certification

Today's cyber attacks are highly sophisticated and exploit specific vulnerabilities. Broad, general InfoSec certifications are no longer enough. GIAC offers more than 30 certifications. Each certification focuses on specific job skills and requires unmatched and distinct knowledge.

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Professional Development
Building Skills. Assuring Security.

Cyber Talent

Fast Track to Top Skills and Top Jobs in Cybersecurity

SANS CyberTalent is a division of the SANS Institute that offers organizations a series of information security human capital and talent management solutions. These include Immersion Academies for veterans and women looking to enter the field, biannual virtual career fairs, as well as cyberskills and aptitude assessments.

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