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Blue Team Summit & Training 2018

Louisville, KY | Mon, Apr 23 - Mon, Apr 30, 2018
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Blue Team Summit & Training

Blue Team Summit & Training

  • Two days of in-depth Summit talks
  • Hands-on, Immersion-style information security courses
  • Exclusive networking opportunities and community-building events

Co-Chairs: Eric Conrad & Seth Misenar
CPE Credits: 16
Summit Dates: April 23-24, 2018
Training Course Dates: April 25-30, 2018

Blue Team = Defense

Join SANS for the inaugural Blue Team Summit & Training, where you’ll learn from prominent cyber defenders from leading organizations as they share applicable tools, techniques, and approaches for modern cyber defense.

The threat landscape is in a constant state of change. To adequately prevent and detect attacks, human defenders need to continuously refine their methods and processes. Whether hunting for threats, designing a defensible security architecture, or analyzing log data, it’s the agility of blue teams and security practitioners that enable world-class detection and defensive capabilities.

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

  • Detecting advanced PowerShell post-exploitation
  • Threat hunting
  • Security architecture
  • Continuous monitoring
  • Log management and analysis
  • Intelligence-driven defense
  • Setting up a defensive framework

"I've had nothing but great experiences with SANS and always come away from classes and Summits with a TON of new things to read, research, and play with that makes me a better security professional." - Daniel Bougere, Securicon, LLC

"The Summits by SANS bring together some of the best minds in security. I always learn new things to bring back to my team." - Peter Kuzmiskas, Prudential

Network with your peers and make invaluable connections

In addition to two days of in-depth cyber defense presentations, you'll have the opportunity to network with fellow attendees at breaks and social events. Attendees tell us time and again that one of the greatest takeaways from SANS Summits is the many industry connections they forge or deepen during their time with us. We’re currently planning our “Summit Night Out in Louisville” networking event, so stay tuned for details!

Bundle your Summit experience with a course to expand your information security expertise

After the two-day Summit, choose from four hands-on, immersion-style SANS courses to help you expand your information security expertise. SANS courses are taught by experienced practitioners who are among the best cybersecurity instructors in the world. They will provide you with the guidance and skills you need to advance your career and defend your organization.

Blue Team Summit & Training Advisory Board

The Blue Team Summit & Training Advisory Board evaluates proposed talks, mentors selected speakers, and works to develop an agenda that delivers actionable content to help you better gather, analyze and act on cyber threat intelligence.