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Network Security 2018

Las Vegas, NV | Sun, Sep 23 - Sun, Sep 30, 2018
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Women's Connect & SANS Summits Workshop: How to Write Presentation Proposals for Cybersecurity Conferences

  • Alissa Torres, Heather Mahalik, My-Ngoc Nguyen, Phil Hagen, and Sarah Edwards
  • Tuesday, September 25th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm

Just in case no one has said this to you yet, you have an interesting, unique, and important perspective on cybersecurity that is worth sharing. Yes, YOU.

The agenda at many cybersecurity events looks like a line-up of the usual suspects. But the community needs to hear diverse viewpoints. While it may feel intimidating to throw your hat into the ring, and no one likes rejection, we need your voice.

SANS is committed to identifying and developing talented cybersecurity professionals. In this workshop, some of the top SANS instructors and seasoned industry speakers will arm you with the tools to draft presentation proposals that make it onto the agenda. Join Alissa Torres, Heather Mahalik, My-Ngoc Nguyen, Phil Hagen, and Sarah Edwards, who will share their experience and advice. This is your chance to work through the ideas you've been percolating and get answers to all the questions you haven't been able to ask until now.

This workshop is open to anyone interested in building the skills and confidence to deliver presentations at cybersecurity events.


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.
Sunday, September 23
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS Bryan Simon Sunday, September 23rd, 8:00am - 8:30am Special Events
WMI Attacks - What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You Chad Tilbury Sunday, September 23rd, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Monday, September 24
Session Speaker Time Type
Adaptive Defense 360: Differentiating Values in Endpoint Visibility and Control Rui Lopes, North America Pre-Sales Engineering Manager Monday, September 24th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
The Art of Collaboration Joe Gehrke, Senior Sales Engineer Monday, September 24th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Tapping Wires: Easy DNS Security Analysis Lennart Koopmann, Founder Monday, September 24th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Anatomy of how stolen data appears on the dark web (and why you should care) Tyler Carbone, Chief Product Officer Monday, September 24th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Risk IQ Product Test Drive Monday, September 24th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm Vendor Event
Traveling Paranoid (but not too Paranoid) Philip Hagen and Chris Crowley Monday, September 24th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
So, You Wanna be a Pentester? Adrien de Beaupre Monday, September 24th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Continuous Security: Monitoring & Active Defense in the Cloud Eric Johnson Monday, September 24th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Could We Have Stopped This? Attack Simulations for Blue Team Hardening Alissa Torres Monday, September 24th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Hacking Dumberly, Just Like the Bad Guys Tim Medin Monday, September 24th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Let's Go Hunting Bad Guys John Strand Monday, September 24th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Stuck in the Box, a SIEM's Tale Justin Henderson Monday, September 24th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Tuesday, September 25
Session Speaker Time Type
Coffee & Donuts with the Graduate Students Tuesday, September 25th, 7:30am - 9:00am Reception
Vendor Solutions Expo Tuesday, September 25th, 12:00pm - 1:30pm Vendor Event
Vendor Solutions Expo Tuesday, September 25th, 5:15pm - 7:15pm Vendor Event
GIAC Overview Presentation Jeff Frisk Tuesday, September 25th, 6:30pm - 7:15pm Special Events
APAC Student Reception at Network Security 2018 Tuesday, September 25th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm Reception
Responding to the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation Ben Wright Tuesday, September 25th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Defense Is Doable - Breaking The Cyber Kill Chain Erik Van Buggenhout & Stephen Sims Tuesday, September 25th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Women's Connect & SANS Summits Workshop: How to Write Presentation Proposals for Cybersecurity Conferences Alissa Torres, Heather Mahalik, My-Ngoc Nguyen, Phil Hagen, and Sarah Edwards Tuesday, September 25th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm Special Events
An Evening of Hacking the Internet of Things (IoT) Stephen Sims, James Lyne, Tim Medin, & Jim Shewmaker Tuesday, September 25th, 7:15pm - 10:00pm Special Events
What is NetWars? Why play? Feel intimidated? Jeff McJunkin Tuesday, September 25th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Nation State LevelHoneypotting: Emulating Vulnerable Applications at Scale Dr. Johannes Ullrich Tuesday, September 25th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Blockchain 101 G. Mark Hardy Tuesday, September 25th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Wednesday, September 26
Session Speaker Time Type
Creating a Self-Service AppSec Program: Automate Testing During Development Ed Arnold, Solution Architect Wednesday, September 26th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Defense against targeted custom malware with Deep Learning For whom the malware tolls: Introduction to Deep Learning Cameron Byers, Sales Engineer Wednesday, September 26th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
The Real Deal About AI Allan Klein, Sales Engineer Wednesday, September 26th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Achieving SOC-sess with Security Orchestration and Automation Nimmy Reichenberg Wednesday, September 26th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Saturday, September 29
Session Speaker Time Type
GSE Lab Examination Saturday, September 29th, 8:00am - 5:30pm Special Events
Sunday, September 30
Session Speaker Time Type
GSE Lab Examination Sunday, September 30th, 8:00am - 5:30pm Special Events