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Columbia, MD 2017

Columbia, MD | Mon, Jun 26, 2017 - Sat, Jul 1, 2017
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Opening a Can of Active Defense and Cyber Deception to Confuse and Frustrate Attackers

  • Chris Pizor
  • Tuesday, June 27th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm

You're convinced that something just isn't right in your environment and are tired of hearing that there haven't been any A/V, IDS, IPS, or firewall alerts. It's time to smash the easy button and take a more proactive stance to security. To do this, you decide to employ Active Defense and Cyber Deception techniques to get better visibility. Join us as we discuss some practical approaches for deploying these techniques and the OPSEC considerations associated with them. We will talk about how we can increase the visibility of attacker actions in the lower levels of our network. Lastly, we will discuss Honeypot OPSEC and some common pitfalls you need to avoid, as well as some easy changes that can be made to improve their likelihood of success in identifying attacker activity. It's time to take back your house!

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.
  • Master's Degree Presentation: Presentations given by SANS Technology Institute's Master's Degree candidates.
Monday, June 26
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS Johannes Ullrich, Ph.D. Monday, June 26th, 8:00am - 8:30am Special Events
Threat Intelligence and Attribution in a Political Climate Robert M. Lee Monday, June 26th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Tuesday, June 27
Session Speaker Time Type
Opening a Can of Active Defense and Cyber Deception to Confuse and Frustrate Attackers Chris Pizor Tuesday, June 27th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
The Basics of Storytelling and How to Use Them to Get Your Message Heard. Jason Blanchard Tuesday, June 27th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Wednesday, June 28
Session Speaker Time Type
Evolving Threats Paul Henry Wednesday, June 28th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Build an Effective, Low-Cost Monitoring System for Enterprise, Small Office, or Home Networks Austin Taylor, Master's Degree Candidate Wednesday, June 28th, 7:15pm - 7:55pm Master's Degree Presentation
Thursday, June 29
Session Speaker Time Type
Intro to Windows Computer Forensics - Finding Intrusions Jacquelyn Blanchard Thursday, June 29th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night