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London March 2017

London, United Kingdom | Mon, Mar 13 - Sat, Mar 18, 2017
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The 14 Absolute Truths of Security

  • Keith Palmgren
  • Wednesday, March 15th, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Many security professionals like to say that there are no absolutes in security. But there are! In fact, there are at least 14 Absolute Truths of Security. These facts about security remain true regardless of circumstance, network topology, organizational type, or any other variable.

Recognizing these absolute truths and how they affect a security program can lead to the success of that program. Failing to recognize these truths will spell almost certain doom. In this 60 minute talk we will take a non-technical look at each of the 14 Absolute Truths in turn. We will examine what they mean to the security manager, what they mean to the security posture, and how understanding them will lead to a successful security program.

This talk focuses primarily on the managerial aspect of a successful security program. The talk presents information that is vital to understand for any manager who is responsible for security. It also helps security technicians understand the non-technical aspects of security that effect their daily lives. You will see security principles presented in completely new and different ways. You will learn to think of security from a whole new perspective.


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, March 13
Session Speaker Time Type
Keynote: Lets reverse exploits - IoT, RansomWare & More James Lyne Monday, March 13th, 7:00pm - 9:00pm Keynote
Tuesday, March 14
Session Speaker Time Type
Introducing DeepBlueCLI, a PowerShell module for hunt teaming via Windows event logs Eric Conrad Tuesday, March 14th, 7:00pm - 8:00pm SANS@Night
Wednesday, March 15
Session Speaker Time Type
Bypassing iOS application anti-debugging technique and jailbreak detection Alexandre Becholey Wednesday, March 15th, 6:00pm - 7:00pm SANS@Night
The 14 Absolute Truths of Security Keith Palmgren Wednesday, March 15th, 7:00pm - 8:00pm SANS@Night