Join us in-person in Scottsdale for $250 or attend the Summit Live Online for FREE

Summit: Oct 3 - 4 | Training: October 5th - 10th | Summit CPE Credits: 12 | Summit Co-Chairs: John Hubbard, Justin Henderson


Level Up Your Blue Team Skills

The blue team represents information security professionals on the front line of defending an organizations critical assets and systems against attacks and threats from adversaries. Defending against attacks is an ongoing challenge with new threats emerging all the time. At the SANS Blue Team Summit, enhance your current skill set and become even better at defending your organization and hear the latest ways to mitigate the most recent attacks!

Blue team professionals are highly skilled at deploying actionable techniques for timely detection, responding to compromises, and monitoring adversary activities to maintain and improve security over time. Its an ongoing effort, day in & day out. Whether hunting for threats, designing a defensible security architecture, or analyzing log data, its the skills and agility of blue teams that enable world-class detection and defensive capabilities.

Attend Blue Team Summit to experience:

  • Highly technical talks and panel discussions - The industry's top practitioners will share their latest cyber defense research, solutions, tools, and case studies.
  • Exclusive networking opportunities - Connect with your fellow blue teamers and the wider cyber defense community via virtual chat rooms. For in-person attendees, enjoy the exclusive evening receptions in Scottsdale to network with speakers and attendees!
  • Hands-on workshops - Available for those attending the Summit in Scottsdale, you'll choose between several practical, cyber defense focused workshops.
  • Closely aligned SANS Cyber Defense courses - Following the Summit, enhance your knowledge base with an in-depth, immersive course taught by top SANS Instructors.

Over two days, Blue Team Summit talks will deliver diverse viewpoints and actionable advice on key topics, including:

  • Detecting advanced post-exploitation
  • Modern security architecture (zero trust and micro segmentation)
  • Log analysis and anomaly detection at scale
  • Network security monitoring in an increasingly encrypted world
  • Operationalizing endpoint detection
  • Cloud security monitoring tools and techniques
  • Threat hunting techniques and tools
  • Managing, measuring, and improving security operations
  • Leveraging industry frameworks to improve and measure detection, prevention, and response (ATT&CK, etc.)
  • How to jump-start a career in blue teaming
  • Securing an increasingly remote workforce
  • Blue teams & IT leadership

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    Agenda details are always subject to change, so please remember to check back often as you make your plans for the Summit.

    Important Dates

    Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
    September 16, 2022 September 12, 2022


    Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas

    6333 North Scottsdale Road
    Scottsdale, AZ 85250
    Phone: 480-948-7750
    Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas

    Enjoy views of Camelback Mountain from our resort, located within three miles of Old Town Scottsdale and Spring Training at Scottsdale Stadium. Our hotel features three restaurants, a spa, and an outdoor heated pool, plus a free two-mile shuttle service for area exploring. Two-room villas offer more room to relax, with private patios and an exclusive pool.

    Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

    A special discounted rate of $199.00 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.

    These rates include Internet in your room and are only available through Thursday, September 15, 2022.

    To make a regular reservation, please visit this link.

    To make a government per diem reservation, please visit this link.

    Top 3 reasons to stay Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas

    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 Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas, 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 evening events at Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas that you won't want to miss!

    Experience Scottsdale

    3 Quick Facts about Scottsdale

    1. Chili has been the official food since 1994.
    2. Scottsdale receives 315 days of a sun a year.
    3. Firetrucks in Scottsdale aren’t red…they are chartreuse.

    Travel Arrangements and Directions

      Complimentary valet/self-parking is available for all attendees.

      From Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX): Approximately 12.8 miles.

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