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SANS 2018

Orlando, FL | Tue, Apr 3 - Tue, Apr 10, 2018
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So, You Wanna be a Pentester?

  • Adrien de Beaupre
  • Wednesday, April 4th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm

This presentation will discuss the things that you will actually need to become a penetration tester, be prepared for a no-fluff honest discussion.

So do you really want to be a penetration tester? We get these questions all the time, such as:

  • What is penetration testing?
  • What are the top 10 coolest most important hacking tools for penetration testers?
  • What are the top 10 skills that are important to become the worlds greatest hacker? Answer? Make up lots of lies, plagiarize, and write a book!
  • How do I become the "bestest" cyber hacker?
  • Can you hack my buddies hotmail for me?
  • Co I need a cool hacker handle?
  • Do I really need to learn all that stuff to be a cool hacker?
  • Do I really have to work hard for many years to be a pentester?
  • I have a $CERT or degree in so that makes me an expert!

You will need the attitude, aptitude, initiative, desire, dedication, discipline, integrity, ethics, experience, knowledge, and tools.


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.
  • Master's Degree Presentation: Presentations given by SANS Technology Institute's Master's Degree candidates.
Tuesday, April 3
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS Bryan Simon Tuesday, April 3rd, 8:00am - 8:30am Special Events
Threat Hunting via Windows Event Logs Eric Conrad Tuesday, April 3rd, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Wednesday, April 4
Session Speaker Time Type
Stuck in the Box, a SIEM's Tale Justin Henderson Wednesday, April 4th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Infosec Rock Star: Geek Will Only Get You So Far Ted Demopoulos Wednesday, April 4th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Malware Vaccination: Its Potential and Limitations Lenny Zeltser Wednesday, April 4th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Hacking Dumberly, Just Like the Bad Guys Tim Medin and Derek Banks Wednesday, April 4th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
So, You Wanna be a Pentester? Adrien de Beaupre Wednesday, April 4th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Let's Go Hunting Bad Guys John Strand Wednesday, April 4th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Secure DevOps: A Puma's Tail Aaron Cure Wednesday, April 4th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Container Centric Intrusions: Assessing the Efficacy of Intrusion Detection and Analysis Methods for Container Based Environments Alfredo Hickman Wednesday, April 4th, 8:15pm - 8:55pm Master's Degree Presentation
Thursday, April 5
Session Speaker Time Type
Coffee & Donuts with the Graduate Students Thursday, April 5th, 7:30am - 9:00am Reception
Vendor Solutions Expo Thursday, April 5th, 12:00pm - 1:30pm Vendor Event
Vendor Solutions Expo Thursday, April 5th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Vendor Event
The 14 Absolute Truths of Security Keith Palmgren Thursday, April 5th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Defeating Advanced Adversaries - Dismantling their attacks one step at a time Erik Van Buggenhout Thursday, April 5th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
An Evening of Hacking the Internet of Things (IoT) James Lyne, Stephen Sims, Jim Shewmaker, and Guests Thursday, April 5th, 7:15pm - 10:00pm Special Events
Responding to the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation Ben Wright Thursday, April 5th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
The State of Honeypots: Understanding the Use of Honey Technologies Today Andrea Dominguez Thursday, April 5th, 7:15pm - 7:55pm Master's Degree Presentation
The Seven Deadly Sins of Incident Response Jake Williams Thursday, April 5th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Three Keys for SecDevOps Success Frank Kim Thursday, April 5th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Leverage Risk Focused Teams to Strengthen Resilience against Cyber Risk David Bishop, Master's Degree Candidate Thursday, April 5th, 8:15pm - 8:55pm Master's Degree Presentation
Cyber-Bullying and Sexting Protocols In Our Schools With Appropriate Consequences Detective Richard Wistocki (Ret.) Thursday, April 5th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Saturday, April 7
Session Speaker Time Type
Speaking to the Board on Cybersecurity Lance Spitzner Saturday, April 7th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Securing Your Kids Lance Spitzner Saturday, April 7th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night