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SANS 2017

Orlando, FL | Fri, Apr 7 - Fri, Apr 14, 2017
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Stop the Exploits. Stop the Attacks. Keep threats off your devices, before they can run

  • Steve Weber, Sales Engineer, Sophos, Inc.
  • Wednesday, April 12th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Ransomware is one of the biggest threats facing organizations today. The security industry has traditionally struggled to keep up with this sophisticated, ever-changing attack. Until now.

Sophos Intercept X is a brand new solution that stops ransomware in its tracks. Deploying a range of innovative next-gen technologies to block all kinds of advanced attacks. It gives you comprehensive protection from ransomware, rootkits, zero-day vulnerabilities, malicious traffic, and everything in-between.

Sophos Inc.

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.
  • Master's Degree Presentation: Presentations given by SANS Technology Institute's Master's Degree candidates.
Friday, April 7
Session Speaker Time Type
GSE Lab Examination Friday, April 7th, 8:00am - 5:30pm Special Events
Saturday, April 8
Session Speaker Time Type
GSE Lab Examination Saturday, April 8th, 8:00am - 5:30pm Special Events
Sunday, April 9
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS Eric Conrad Sunday, April 9th, 8:00am - 8:30am Special Events
Quality not Quantity: Continuous Monitoring's Deadliest Events Eric Conrad Sunday, April 9th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Monday, April 10
Session Speaker Time Type
DDoS, password policies, and spam: What do they all have in common? Nathan McKay, Security Marketing Solutions Architect Monday, April 10th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Launch, Detect, Evolve: The Mutation of Malware Michael Hernandez, Senior Sales Engineer, Malwarebytes Monday, April 10th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Digital Threat Management (DTM); Advanced Hunter and Defender Techniques Benjamin Powell, Technical Marketing Manager Monday, April 10th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Threat Hunting 102: Beyond the Basics, Maturing Your Threat Hunting Program Jayson Wehrend, Solutions Engineer Monday, April 10th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Perils of Shadow IT 2.0: The Mobile App-to-Cloud Security Gap James Plouffe, Lead Solutions Architect, MobileIron Monday, April 10th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Threat Hunting Workshop Benjamin Powell, Technical Marketing Manager Monday, April 10th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Vendor Event
GIAC Program Presentation Jeff Frisk Monday, April 10th, 6:15pm - 7:15pm Special Events
Securing Your Kids Lance Spitzner Monday, April 10th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Taking Control of Your Application Security Eric Johnson Monday, April 10th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Indicators of Compromise Ransomware TeslaCrypt Malware Kevin Kelly, Master's Degree Candidate Monday, April 10th, 7:15pm - 7:55pm Master's Degree Presentation
The Three C's to Building a Mature Awareness Program Lance Spitzner Monday, April 10th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Be the Cheatsheet. Know Memory. Alissa Torres Monday, April 10th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Learning Normal with the Kansa PowerShell Incident Response Framework Jason Simsay, Master's Degree Candidate Monday, April 10th, 8:15pm - 8:55pm Master's Degree Presentation
Tuesday, April 11
Session Speaker Time Type
Vendor Solutions Expo Tuesday, April 11th, 12:00pm - 1:30pm Vendor Event
CyberTalent Lunch and Learn Tuesday, April 11th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Vendor Solutions Expo Tuesday, April 11th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Vendor Event
Operating an ICS/SCADA Security Operations Center Robert M. Lee Tuesday, April 11th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
The Tap House Philip Hagen Tuesday, April 11th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Arming SMB's Against Ransomware Attacks Timothy Ashford, Master's Degree Candidate Tuesday, April 11th, 7:15pm - 7:55pm Master's Degree Presentation
The End of Banking as We Know It: How Crypto Currencies and e-Payments are Breaking Up a Centuries-Old Monopoly G. Mark Hardy Tuesday, April 11th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Logs Unite! - Forensic Analysis of Apple Unified Logs Sarah Edwards Tuesday, April 11th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Impediments to Adoption of Two-Factor Authentication by Home End-Users Preston Ackerman, Master's Degree Candidate Tuesday, April 11th, 8:15pm - 8:55pm Master's Degree Presentation
Wednesday, April 12
Session Speaker Time Type
How to Become a SANS Instructor Eric Conrad Wednesday, April 12th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
The Dark Web: What It Is, What's on It, and How to Find It Tyler Carbone, COO Terbium Labs Wednesday, April 12th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
"So you've got Threat Intelligence - Now what? An introduction to making use of indicator expansion, workflows, and context." Daniel Katz , Sales Engineer Wednesday, April 12th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
The Night of the Living XP: Attacks on Legacy and Embedded Systems Paul Schofield, Director of Customer Experience Wednesday, April 12th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Keep Calm and Prioritize: Five Requirements for Streamlining Vulnerability Remediation Jimmy Graham, Director of Product Management Wednesday, April 12th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Anatomy of an Attack Mark Stanford, Systems Engineer Manager, Cisco Wednesday, April 12th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Stop the Exploits. Stop the Attacks. Keep threats off your devices, before they can run Steve Weber, Sales Engineer, Sophos, Inc. Wednesday, April 12th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Cyber-Hygiene and Standards of Care: Practical Defenses against Advanced Attacks James Tarala Wednesday, April 12th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
You've Got Ransomeware! Managing the Legal Risk of Cyber Fraud Benjamin Wright Wednesday, April 12th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Influence and Implementation Wesley Earnest, Master's Degree Candidate Wednesday, April 12th, 7:15pm - 7:55pm Master's Degree Presentation
Mobile Application Assessment Chris Crowley Wednesday, April 12th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Prioritizing Your Security Program Keith Palmgren Wednesday, April 12th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
SS7 - Teleco's Fallen Wall Hassan Mourad, Master's Degree Candidate Wednesday, April 12th, 8:15pm - 8:55pm Master's Degree Presentation
Thursday, April 13
Session Speaker Time Type
The Internet of Things is Turning Against Us Johannes Ullrich, Ph.D. Thursday, April 13th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Breaking Next Next (Next?) Gen Security Software John Strand Thursday, April 13th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Simple Approach to Access Control: Port Control and MAC Filtering William Knaffl, Master's Degree Candidate Thursday, April 13th, 7:15pm - 7:55pm Master's Degree Presentation
HTTPDeux Adrien de Beaupre Thursday, April 13th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Ten Tenets of CISO Success Frank Kim Thursday, April 13th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Database Activity Monitoring (DAM): How It Works, And What You Need To Know To Implement It Charles Brodsky, Master's Degree Candidate Thursday, April 13th, 8:15pm - 8:55pm Master's Degree Presentation