Last Day to Save $300 on 4-6 Day Cyber Security Courses at SANS Cyber Defense Initiative® in Washington, DC!

Northern Virginia- Alexandria 2019

Alexandria, VA | Tue, Apr 23 - Sun, Apr 28, 2019
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Building Your Own Kickass Home Lab

  • Jeff McJunkin
  • Friday, April 26th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm

Building your own home lab is a great way to keep up with the ever-changing IT world. Well, how does one actually go about building a home lab? That's the part that gets more complicated. Do you really need a whole rack full of off-lease servers and some enterprise-grade switches? No! New-ish high-end servers and workstations are surprisingly powerful, capable of mocking up a pretty complicated network, including attacker systems and even incorporating wireless communications. In this talk, Jeff will walk through both the hardware and software stacks he uses and recommends, including a number of ways to incorporate Microsoft software without paying exorbitant licensing fees. Jeff will also outline several lab designs that can be used for a number of scenarios, including defense, offense, and forensics.

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.
Tuesday, April 23
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS Joshua Wright Tuesday, April 23rd, 8:00am - 8:30am Special Events
Supply Chain Attacks and What You Can Do About Them Jake Williams Tuesday, April 23rd, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Wednesday, April 24
Session Speaker Time Type
OODA Security: Taking Back the Advantage Kevin Fiscus Wednesday, April 24th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Thursday, April 25
Session Speaker Time Type
Propelling Your InfoSec Career into the Next Decade Joshua Wright Thursday, April 25th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Friday, April 26
Session Speaker Time Type
Building Your Own Kickass Home Lab Jeff McJunkin Friday, April 26th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night