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Amsterdam May 2019

Amsterdam, Netherlands | Mon, May 20 - Sat, May 25, 2019
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Top 10 Writing Mistakes in Cybersecurity and How You Can Avoid Them

  • Lenny Zeltser
  • Monday, May 20th, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Improve your communication skills by avoiding the top 10 mistakes in cybersecurity writing. You'll learn by spotting and fixing problems in excerpts from security reports, emails, and other content you regularly create.

The mistakes you'll see in this session will span the key aspects of writing:

  • Structure
  • Look
  • Words
  • Tone
  • Information

Discover how these elements work together to capture and hold your readers' attention and deliver your message. Learn how to be sure that you never make such mistakes. Benefit from the presenter's experience of writing in cybersecurity for over two decades.

The talk will not only help you write better, but also preview the techniques covered in the short SANS course, SEC402: The Secrets to Successful Cybersecurity Writing: Hack the Reader.


Bonus Sessions

The following bonus sessions are open to all paid attendees at no additional cost. There are many different types of events that fall into these categories:

  • SANS@Night: Evening presentations given after day courses have ended. This category includes Keynotes.
Monday, May 20
Session Speaker Time Type
Top 10 Writing Mistakes in Cybersecurity and How You Can Avoid Them Lenny Zeltser Monday, May 20th, 6:00pm - 7:00pm SANS@Night
Operations Security (OPSEC) tradecraft tips for online Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Research Nico Dekens Monday, May 20th, 7:00pm - 8:00pm SANS@Night
Tuesday, May 21
Session Speaker Time Type
Level Up! - What it takes to be a great Forensicator Sarah Edwards Tuesday, May 21st, 6:30pm - 7:15pm SANS@Night
Level Up! - My Journey into Security and Top Tips to become a Successful Cyber Defender Nik Alleyne Tuesday, May 21st, 7:15pm - 8:30pm SANS@Night