Why Certify with GIAC?
GIAC certifications span the breadth of infosec
GIAC certifications are a mile deep for specialized job-focused tasks across industry focus areas including offensive operations, cyber defense, cloud security, DFIR, management, and ICS.
GIAC exams test real-world skills
Every certification confirms a practitioner's abilities and likelihood of success in a real-world work environment. GIAC exams with CyberLive take this validation a step further, requiring candidates to perform lab-based, hands-on tasks.
Industry recognition and respect
GIAC certifications are listed as preferred qualifications on thousands of job postings across the globe. That's because hiring managers and infosec professionals know that GIAC certifications are a guarantee of critical skill mastery.
Dedication to exam quality and relevancy
Our team of exam developers is made up of experts who have devoted their professional lives to infosec - both at GIAC and as practitioners in the field. Every detail of our exams is rigorously evaluated by a psychometrician to ensure fairness and accuracy.
Start the path to become a security expert
GIAC can guide you on your career journey through progressively more complex skills and job roles. The GIAC Security Expert (GSE), recently ranked the highest-value certification in the industry, is widely recognized as one of the most challenging and meaningful credentials in cybersecurity.
Become part of the SANS & GIAC family
Everyone who successfully completes their certification exam is welcomed into the community to share information, explore resources, and create new connections, and high scorers are invited to join the GIAC Advisory Board.