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Boston Spring 2018

Boston, MA | Sun, Mar 25 - Fri, Mar 30, 2018
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Splunk 4 Security

  • Brian Heffernan, CISSP, Splunk Pitmaster
  • Tuesday, March 27th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Splunk Enterprise is a Garnet Magic Quadrant Leader in SIEM, how can I utilize Splunk a security nerve center?

This lunch and learn will be a high level discussion on Splunk's Security landscape. We'll be discussing Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Essentials, Enterprise Security, and our UBA platform. Attendees will be briefed on how Splunk's product portfolio can help improve their security posture across their entire organization and increase their security maturity.

Brian Heffernan, CISSP has been in with Splunk for 5+ years as a Staff Engineer. Prior to Splunk Brian worked at Bit9/Carbon Black focusing on Application Whitelisting. He received a bachelor's degree in Information Management from Northeastern University.

Brian is a competitive BBQer on the TastyBytes BBQ team and uses Splunk to monitor the BBQ smoker and applies machine learning and predictive analytics to forecast cooking time!


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.
  • Special Events: SANS-hosted events and other non-technical recreational offerings. This category includes, but is not limited to, Receptions and Information Tables.
  • Lunch & Learn: Short presentations given during the lunch break.
  • Master's Degree Presentation: Presentations given by SANS Technology Institute's Master's Degree candidates.
Sunday, March 25
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS Seth Misenar Sunday, March 25th, 8:00am - 8:30am Special Events
Welcome Threat Hunters, Phishermen, and Other Liars Rob Lee Sunday, March 25th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Monday, March 26
Session Speaker Time Type
Adversary Simulations - Taking Attack Models and Penetration Testing to the Next Level Jorge Orchilles Monday, March 26th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Tuesday, March 27
Session Speaker Time Type
Splunk 4 Security Brian Heffernan, CISSP, Splunk Pitmaster Tuesday, March 27th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Using the Attack & Defense Matrix Scorecard Mick Douglas Tuesday, March 27th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Wednesday, March 28
Session Speaker Time Type
Infosec Rock Star: Geek Will Only Get You So Far Ted Demopoulos Wednesday, March 28th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Thursday, March 29
Session Speaker Time Type
Evaluating Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 as an Endpoint Detection and Response Solution Sebastien Godin- Master's Degree Candidate Thursday, March 29th, 7:15pm - 8:00pm Master's Degree Presentation