SANS/REN-ISAC Winter 2018/2019 Aggregate Buy Program

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Winter 2018/2019 Aggregate Buy


NYSERNet, through a partnership between REN-ISAC and SANS, is providing SANS training at a discounted rate for our community. Purchase vouchers for on-demand or VLive training courses that can be redeemed up to one year after purchase.

NYSERNet will purchase the vouchers on members' behalf to ensure the program minimum is met, and we will administer the vouchers for your institution.

The discount price is $3,050 for each course voucher. For those who want to pursue certification, the price of the GIAC exam voucher is $769 and must be purchased at the same time as the course voucher.

NetWars Continuous discount price is $1,900 per user for a four-month period.  SANS Security Training (Secure the human) is also available. There are multiple pricing discounts, see pricing chart below.


Overview of Discount Prices:

OnDemand and VLive Voucher Price: $3,050(normal price $6,610) 
GIAC (Certification Exam) Voucher Price: $769
NetWars Price: $1,900 (normal price $2,890)
Security Awareness Training: $2,940 (1200 users, 1-yr price) 

Next steps to take advantage of this offer:

  1. Register with the quantities of Long Vouchers, GIAC exams, NetWars and Security Awareness Training you'd like to purchase (at this time we do not need to know course or participant info)
  2. NYSERNet will provide you with a quote via the email your provide in the registration
  3. Payment is due by January 25, 2019
  4. NYSERNet will purchase all vouchers on January 31, 2019
  5. Once activated (usually within seven days of purchase), directions on how to redeem your vouchers will be emailed to you

OnDemand vs vLive Courses

OnDemand is a custom e-learning training system that gives you four months of access to a SANS course via standard books, online courseware, hands-on video labs, quizzes for topic reinforcement, and MP3s of lectures by SANS’s top instructors. OnDemand courses also include support by SANS subject-matter experts and powerful search features. | OnDemand Course List |

vLive is a live, evening online training option that offers two interactive classroom sessions per week for five or six weeks. This online training format also gives you six months of access to a SANS course via standard books, online courseware, hands-on video labs and quizzes for topic reinforcement. | vLive Course List |

More about the Discount Program