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Affiliate Program

SANS Institute is the most recognized and trusted resource for cybersecurity resources, training, and certification. By participating in the SANS Affiliate Program, security vendors have the opportunity to create a comprehensive partnership, focused on educating and enlightening the SANS community on their latest products, services and techniques.

Why Become a SANS Affiliate Program Member?

  • Enhance your brand awareness by aligning with the SANS brand
  • Provide thought leadership and trending insights to the SANS community
  • Feature your company on the SANS Affiliate Directory, giving your company visibility to a community of 300,000+ cyber security professionals

Packages and Benefits

As a member of the Affiliate Program, cybersecurity vendors have the opportunity to gain valuable exposure to the SANS community.

Take advantage of Introductory Pricing! Available through December 31, 2016.

SANS Affiliate Member
Premier Affiliate Member
SANS Affiliate Program Member Logo

Inclusion on SANS Affiliate Directory - Company Logo, Description (Limit 100 characters), Link to Company website, Product Category Denotation

Affiliate Program Branding at SANS Sponsored Events

SANS Newsletter Ad - One (1) Lower Ad per Year

SANS Newsletter Ad - One (1) Lower Ad per Quarter

Inclusion on SANS Summit Call for Presentations Mailing List

First Option to Purchase "Breaking News!" Webcast Sponsorships

Conference Call w/ John Pescatore, SANS Director of Emerging Trends

Product Review by a SANS Instructor (Based on Instructor Availability)

Priority Booth Placement at Sponsored SANS National & Regional events

Tabletop Outside Classroom at One (1) SANS National or Regional Event

Priority Access to SANS Community via Pre-Screened, Invite-Only Events at One (1) National SANS Conference

Blog Post to SANS Security Insights Blog, Focused on Thought Leadership or Trending Industry Topics. Limit 500 Words

** Note: Does NOT directly promote the vendor's product/service. Footnote can be included to direct reader to vendor's website for more information on solutions. **


Program Requirements:

In order to participate in the SANS Affiliate Program, a security vendor will go through a review process to ensure the following requirements are met:

The Vendor must:

  • Offer a product/service that provides a solution for cybersecurity professionals and that product/service does not directly compete with SANS
  • Provide a customer reference and/or case study to prove success of product/service
  • Agree to co-marketing efforts of the SANS Affiliate Program to promote a mutually beneficial affiliation; co-marketing material provided by SANS
  • Agree to annual program fee as outlined in the Benefits section