Leveraging AI in Cybersecurity

Las Vegas, NV | All-Access | Sept 8-9 | At SANS Network Security

Free Live Online | Select Content | Sept 9

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The topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been dominating most cybersecurity conferences lately, but with little practical and actionable solutions to follow.

The SANS AI Summit aims to change that.

The Summit aims to highlight innovative and practical approaches to incorporating AI and Machine Learning (ML) into daily cybersecurity tasks, making them more efficient, accurate, and effective.

Day 1 | Sunday, September 8 | In-Person Only | SANS Instructor-Led AI Workshops: You will learn how to use AI in your cybersecurity work today through hands-on workshops focusing on the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) techniques to enhance cybersecurity-related job roles.

Workshops will cover generative AI (genAI) or Machine Learning (ML) enhanced Incident Response, Cyber Defense, Cloud Security, and Vulnerability Assessment and Exploitation techniques.

Day 2 | Monday, September 9 | Available In-Person & Live Online: In addition to lightning talks on AI enhanced cybersecurity capabilities, we will delve into the intricacies of exploiting and defending against the vulnerabilities of Large Language Models (LLMs) and generative AI (genAI) solutions. Specifically, we will explore the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) used by attackers to compromise LLMs and genAI models and the countermeasures and defensive strategies organizations can employ to mitigate these risks with presentations and panels.

You will gain useful insights, strategies, practical solutions, and use cases that will help you to enhance your understanding and skills to keep up with this fast-changing technological landscape.

Specifically, the AI Summit will:

  • Highlight innovative applications of AI and ML in cybersecurity.
  • Share practical techniques and tools for incorporating AI and ML into daily cybersecurity tasks.
  • Foster collaboration and knowledge-sharing among cybersecurity professionals.
  • Provide actionable insights and takeaways for attendees to improve their own cybersecurity practices.

Join us in Las Vegas, where you will have the opportunity to connect with cybersecurity professionals, AI/ML experts, and thought leaders to exchange insights, showcase innovative applications, and advance the use of AI-powered cybersecurity solutions.

You will gain a deeper understanding and how to better utilize these new methods for your cybersecurity strategy and operations.

Choose Your Experience: In-Person or Live Online

Whether you're planning to dive into the full Summit experience in Las Vegas, or the free, curated content offered Live Online, you'll walk away with new tools, techniques, and connections that will have a lasting impact on your career.

In-Person: All-Access Summit Experience in Las Vegas

The In-Person Summit includes exclusive access to: 

  • ALL Summit Talks and Sessions

  • A Full Day of Hands-On SANS Instructor-led AI Cybersecurity Workshops | Sunday, September 8: Dive into material and get hands-on experience with AI tools and techniques that you can apply immediately in your work.
  • One-of-a-Kind Networking Opportunities: You'll have the chance to engage with leading experts, SANS instructors, and your peers in the community.

  • An Evening Reception: Connect with your AI Summit Chairs, speakers, and fellow attendees over some fun, food, and drinks.

  • FOOD! - 2-days of breakfasts, lunches, and snacks included 

  • First-Access to Approved Recordings and Presentations

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Live Online: Curated Talks Streamed from Las Vegas to You

  • Select Summit Talks | Monday, September 9

  • Interactive chat on Slack – Connect with the community

  • First access to recordings and presentations

As an attendee, you’ll walk away from your Summit experience with a fresh perspective, a better connection with the community and new tools that you can immediately leverage in your work.

What Attendees Say

"This is one of the best Summits SANS has ever delivered. We need more on AI!" - Geoff Parker, Diebold Nixdorf Inc.

"Wide array of relevant topics of concern for AI use and risk considerations. One of the best virtual events I've attended." - Eric Vollman, Kemper

"SANS Summits are a great way to meet and talk to the trail blazers; the individuals who each in their own way help shine a light for the rest of the community." - Michael Decker, ViaSat, Inc

"I always come away from classes and Summits with a ton of new things to read, research and play with that make me a better security professional." - Daniel Bougere, Securian

Be sure to peruse the full agenda below and save any must-see talks to your calendar! Please check back frequently as the Summit agenda is subject to changes.

Important Dates

Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
August 21, 2024 August 14, 2024


Caesars Palace

3570 S Las Vegas Blvd,
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Phone: 1-866-227-5938

Caesars Palace

It’s time to indulge and treat yourself like a Caesar. Play, dine, and unwind like royalty at Caesars Palace Las Vegas, the remarkable, palatial center-Strip resort. From luxurious hotel rooms to world-class entertainment, it’s time to experience a trip that’s one for the books.

Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

A special discounted rate of $209.00 S/D plus applicable taxes will be honored based on space availability.

A limited number of Government Per Diem rooms at the prevailing rate are available with proper ID.

There is a daily discounted resort fee of $10.00 per room, per night, plus applicable state and local tax. Resort fee includes unlimited local phone calls (no long distance or international calls,) two guest admissions per day to the Fitness Center (does not include use of the spa,) and in-room internet access to include two devices per room per day (property-wide and inter-property roaming available at that property for an additional fee.)

These rates are only available through Wednesday, August 14, 2024.

To make a regular attendee or government per diem reservation,please visit this link and select from the drop down menu.

Top 3 reasons to stay at Caesars Palace

  1. No need to factor in daily cab fees and the time associated with travel to alternate hotels. Everything is in one convenient location!
  2. By staying at the Caesars Palace, you gain the opportunity to further network with your industry peers and remain in the center of the activity surrounding the conference.
  3. SANS schedules additional networking events at the Caesars Palace that you won't want to miss!

Travel Arrangements and Directions

Please visit the hotel’s website or contact them directly at 1-866-227-5938 for prevailing parking rates that are subject to change prior to the official meeting dates.

From Harry Reid International Airport (LAS): Approximately 3.6 miles.

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