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Rocky Mountain 2013

Denver, CO | Sun, Jul 14 - Sat, Jul 20, 2013

APT: It is Time to Act

  • Dr. Eric Cole
  • Tuesday, July 16th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm

Albert Einstein said "We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." With the new advanced and emerging threat vectors that are breaking into networks with relative ease, a new approach to security is required. The myth that these attacks are so stealthy they cannot be stopped is just not true. There is no such thing as an unstoppable adversary. It is time to act.

In this engaging talk one of the experts on APT, Dr. Cole, will outline an action plan for building a defensible network that focuses on the key motto that "Prevention is Ideal but Detection is a Must". Better understand what the APT really is and what organizations can do to be better prepared. The threat is not going away, so the more organizations can realign their thinking with solutions that actually work, the safer the world will become.

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.
Monday, July 15
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS Dr. Eric Cole Monday, July 15th, 8:15am - 8:45am Special Events
Windows Exploratory Surgery Jason Fossen Monday, July 15th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Tuesday, July 16
Session Speaker Time Type
Vendor Showcase Tuesday, July 16th, 10:30am - 10:50am Vendor Event
Fortinet Next Generation Firewalls Troy Brueckner, CISSP, GISP, VP of Sales and Marketing for Infogressive Tuesday, July 16th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Everything you wish your Mother Told you About Network Access Control (NAC) James D. Brown, CEO StillSecure Tuesday, July 16th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Vendor Showcase Tuesday, July 16th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Vendor Event
Vendor Showcase Tuesday, July 16th, 3:00pm - 3:20pm Vendor Event
Crayons Never Uploaded Our Stuff to the Internet!: Kids and Mobile Applications Kevin and Brenna Johnson Tuesday, July 16th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
APT: It is Time to Act Dr. Eric Cole Tuesday, July 16th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Wednesday, July 17
Session Speaker Time Type
OODA - The Secret to Effective Security in Any Environment Kevin Fiscus Wednesday, July 17th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Infosec Rock Star: How to be a More Effective Security Professional Ted Demopoulos Wednesday, July 17th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Information Assurance Metrics: Practical Steps to Measurement James Tarala Wednesday, July 17th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Thursday, July 18
Session Speaker Time Type
GIAC Program Overview Stephen Northcutt Thursday, July 18th, 7:15pm - 7:45pm Special Events
SANS Technology Institute Open House Stephen Northcutt Thursday, July 18th, 7:45pm - 8:15pm Special Events
Friday, July 19
Session Speaker Time Type
Biometrics without Accessories: Helping Android Holders Authenticate (BWA:HAHA) Jim Goddard, Managing Principal, HP Security Intelligence & Operations Consulting Practice Friday, July 19th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Your Security Program: Good Artists Copy, Great Artists Steal! Ed Capizzi Friday, July 19th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night