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Phoenix-Mesa 2017

Mesa, AZ | Mon, Oct 9 - Sat, Oct 14, 2017
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The Red Pill. Become Aware: Squashing Security Misconceptions and More

  • My-Ngoc Nguyen
  • Wednesday, October 11th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm

"You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes." -Morpheus, to Neo [src]

Take the red pill, come join us down this rabbit hole, and get your head out of the sand to better protect yourself, your company/organization, and the things that matter to you (e.g. your loved ones, your finances, your identity). In this presentation, you will get insights on common misconceptions and trends that led to many breaches, especially those that were headlined. We'll touch on some details from those headlined breaches to show commonalities, address the main misconceptions, describe attackers' approaches, provide some statistics, and most importantly, provide helpful tips applicable to all members of the audience.


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.
  • Lunch & Learn: Short presentations given during the lunch break.
Monday, October 9
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS G. Mark Hardy Monday, October 9th, 8:00am - 8:30am Special Events
If I Wake Evil!!! John Strand Monday, October 9th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Tuesday, October 10
Session Speaker Time Type
Anatomy of an Attack Robert McLean, Sr. Consulting Engineer Tuesday, October 10th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
HTTPdeux Adrien de Beaupre Tuesday, October 10th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Wednesday, October 11
Session Speaker Time Type
The Red Pill. Become Aware: Squashing Security Misconceptions and More My-Ngoc Nguyen Wednesday, October 11th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Thursday, October 12
Session Speaker Time Type
Anti-Ransomware: How to Turn the Tables G. Mark Hardy Thursday, October 12th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night