Infosec Rock Star: How to be a More Effective Security Professional
- Ted Demopoulos
- Wednesday, July 17th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm
Why are some of us much more effective than others? A very few of us are so effective, and well known, that we might even be called the rock stars of our industry. Now we personally may never be swamped by groupies, but we can learn the skills be more effective, well respected, and well paid.
Obviously it's not just about technology; in fact most of us are very good at the technology part. The myth of the geek with zero social skills is just that, a myth. However, the fact is that increasing our skills more on the social and business sides will make most of us more effective at what we do than learning how to read hex better while standing on our heads, becoming 'One with Metasploit' or understanding the latest hot technologies will.
Topics, with input from real Rock Stars of Infosec, include:
Positioning: why they don't like us or security and what we can do about it.
The Science of Influence: ruthless social engineering or effective professional skills?
Getting things done: Brutal Time Management and The Art of Saying No without upsetting too many people.
How to be a professional or at least appear to be one.
How to let people know you rock. You might be the best in the world, but if no one knows it you're not going to do much good.
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.
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|