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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.
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
Thursday, April 5
Session Speaker Time Type
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
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
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