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Cyber Defense Initiative 2017

Washington, DC | Tue, Dec 12 - Tue, Dec 19, 2017
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Women's CONNECT Event

  • Hosted by SANS COINS program and ISSA WIS SIG
  • Friday, December 15th, 4:00pm - 9:15pm

Special Event for Girls & Women in Tech presented in partnership with ISSA Women in Security SIG, Women's Society of Cyberjutsu, ISACA and WITI.

SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2017

Washington Hilton

1919 Connecticut Ave. NW

Washington, DC 20009 US

Friday, Dec 15

4pm to 9:15pm (agenda below)

Goal - to bring together youth, non-profit, academia, for profit and government worlds for learning, connections, and awareness.

Plan now to have your group of Girl Scouts or students join us for this special event bringing together tomorrow's rising stars with today's Women of Technology in an interactive evening of activities for girls and stay for an evening of real-world talks with mentors and those working in cyber security today.

Agenda

4pm-5:30pm - Challenges (2 groups of 40 max students).

  • Women's Society of Cyberjutsu student camp actitivy
  • Ed Skoudis/Counterhack interactive crypto challenge

5-30pm-7pm - Women's CONNECT networking reception featuring Special Guest Speakers & tabletop expo highlighting regional groups working to support women in technology, security, and engineering

7:15pm-9:15pm SANS@Night talks (CPE eligible talks on a variety of topics facing Cyber professionals today. Note - Admittance to SANS Vendor Expo WILL be included with this special event pass.)

Who can participate?

Groups - contact coins@sans.org to find out more about inviting your members to attend. Whether your members are under 18 or over 18, we welcome you to join this special evening. Please note that space in the afternoon program for those under 18 is limited.

Individuals - RSVP below if you would like to join the special events including SANS@Night presentations

Partners - contact us to find out if your non-profit is eligible to receive free expo space/passes:

We would like to thank our 2017 partners

  • ISSA Women in Security SIG
  • ISACA
  • WITI
  • Women‚s Society of Cyberjutsu
  • ACM ‚ Women
  • DCFemTech
  • IEEE / WIE
  • Million Women Mentors
  • NCWIT
  • STEMConnector
  • STEMforHer
  • Girl Scouts of America

Please note that while participation in this event if provided free of charge by SANS and partner organizations, all group and participants must register to attend by Dec 10. Please contact coins@sans.org with any questions.

 

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.
  • Vendor: Events hosted by external vendor exhibitors.
  • Lunch & Learn: Short presentations given during the lunch break.
Thursday, December 14
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS Bryan Simon Thursday, December 14th, 8:00am - 8:30am Special Events
Qualys Lunch and Learn Thursday, December 14th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Domain Tools Lunch and Learn Thursday, December 14th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
VMRay Lunch and Learn Thursday, December 14th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Recorded Future Lunch and Learn Thursday, December 14th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Exploitation 101: Stacks, NX/DEP, ASLR and ROP! David Hoelzer Thursday, December 14th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Friday, December 15
Session Speaker Time Type
Vendor Solutions Expo Friday, December 15th, 12:00pm - 1:30pm Vendor Event
Women's CONNECT Event Hosted by SANS COINS program and ISSA WIS SIG Friday, December 15th, 4:00pm - 9:15pm Special Events
Vendor Solutions Expo Friday, December 15th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Vendor Event
GIAC Program Presentation Scott Cassity Friday, December 15th, 6:15pm - 7:15pm Special Events
Actionable Detects: Blue Team Cyber Defense Tactics Seth Misenar Friday, December 15th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
The Three C's to Building a Mature Awareness Program Lance Spitzner Friday, December 15th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Using an Open Source Threat Model for Prioritized Defense James Tarala Friday, December 15th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
The 14 Absolute Truths of Security Keith Palmgren Friday, December 15th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Securing Your Kids Lance Spitzner Friday, December 15th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Control Things Platform Justin Searle Friday, December 15th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Blockchain: the New Digital Swiss Army Knife? G. Mark Hardy Friday, December 15th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
An Interactive Look at Defeating Advanced Adversaries and Implementing Kill Chain Controls Stephen Sims Friday, December 15th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Saturday, December 16
Session Speaker Time Type
How to Become a SANS Instructor Eric Conrad Saturday, December 16th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Introducing DeepBlueCLI, a PowerShell Module for Hunt Teaming Via Windows Event Logs Eric Conrad Saturday, December 16th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Malware Analysis for Incident Responders: Getting Started Lenny Zeltser Saturday, December 16th, 7:15pm - 8:45pm SANS@Night
Building an Effective Security Monitoring Program Jake Williams Saturday, December 16th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Industrial Control System Active Defense and Threat Intelligence Robert M. Lee Saturday, December 16th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
The Security Impact of IPv6 Johannes Ullrich, Ph.D. Saturday, December 16th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
When IoT Attacks: Understanding the Safety Risks Associated With Connected Devices Billy Rios Saturday, December 16th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Sunday, December 17
Session Speaker Time Type
Fortune 100 InfoSec on a Budget Eric Capuano Sunday, December 17th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night