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Northern VA Reston Spring 2018

Reston, VA | Sun, May 20 - Fri, May 25, 2018
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Finance Fundamentals: Building the Business Case for Security

  • Robert Kirtley
  • Monday, May 21st, 7:15pm - 8:15pm

We frequently know what we need to do to enhance the security posture of our organization and the resources we require to do it. But how do we make the case to senior management? In this session, we'll discuss finance basics and terms so we can start to speak the same language as those who determine whether or not we get the funding we need to execute on our mission. After laying the foundation, we'll move on to a discussion about what the key components of a business case are and how to build one that works in your organization. Finally, we will walk through the preparation of a sample business case and discuss how to present it in a way that gets you the resources you need to be successful.


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.
Sunday, May 20
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS Johannes Ullrich Sunday, May 20th, 8:00am - 8:30am Special Events
OBSESSED - How to Be Wildly Successful Dr. Eric Cole Sunday, May 20th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Monday, May 21
Session Speaker Time Type
Finance Fundamentals: Building the Business Case for Security Robert Kirtley Monday, May 21st, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Tuesday, May 22
Session Speaker Time Type
Adversary Emulations - Taking Attack Models and Penetration Testing to the Next Level Jorge Orchilles Tuesday, May 22nd, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Thursday, May 24
Session Speaker Time Type
Networking Reception Thursday, May 24th, 6:00pm - 7:00pm Reception
Nation State Level Honeypotting: Emulating Vulnerable Web Applications at Scale Johannes Ullrich Thursday, May 24th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night