Security West 2015

San Diego, CA | Sun, May 3 - Tue, May 12, 2015

SANS Technology Institute "Lunch & Learn"

  • Wednesday, May 6th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Join us for lunch on Wednesday, May 6th to learn more about the SANS graduate programs. Come find out how your current GIAC certifications might apply towards a graduate level credential. We'll discuss both the master's and graduate certificate programs. There will be a short presentation followed by Q&A.

The SANS Technology Institute, an independant subsidiary of SANS, is a regionally accredited graduate program offering two master's of science degrees and three graduate certificate programs. Tuition is eligible for Veterans Education benefits and most corporate tuition reimbursement plans.

Pre-registration is required. RSVP@sans.edu

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.
Tuesday, May 5
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session- Welcome to SANS Rob Lee Tuesday, May 5th, 8:15am - 8:45am Special Events
Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity 2015 John Pescatore Tuesday, May 5th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Wednesday, May 6
Session Speaker Time Type
Why Cyber Talent Management is Like No Other Talent Management, and How Smart Companies are Responding Jim Michaud Wednesday, May 6th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
An Isolation Approach to Securing Your Business Scott Martin, CIO, Spikes Security Wednesday, May 6th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Protecting the Things, Including the Ones You Already Have (and don't know about) Tom Byrnes, CEO and Founder, ThreatSTOP Wednesday, May 6th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
A Methodology for Real-Time Automated Threat and Cyber Attack detection Pablo Garcia, Sr. Systems Engineer, Vectra Networks Wednesday, May 6th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
How to Detect Threats to Your Organization from BYOD IoT and Rogue Devices Kevin Reilly, Systems Engineeer, Pwnie Express Wednesday, May 6th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
SANS Technology Institute "Lunch & Learn" Wednesday, May 6th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
GIAC Program Overview Jeff Frisk Wednesday, May 6th, 6:15pm - 7:00pm Special Events
Why Our Defenses Are Failing Us. One Click Is All It Takes... Bryce Galbraith Wednesday, May 6th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Emerging Trends in DFIR- Lightning Talks Rob Lee, Chad Tilbury, Heather Mahalik, Paul Henry, and Sarah Edwards Wednesday, May 6th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
SOC and Continuous Monitoring Seth Misenar and Eric Conrad Wednesday, May 6th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
The Future of Cyber Defense Paul Henry Wednesday, May 6th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Thursday, May 7
Session Speaker Time Type
GIAC Office Hours Thursday, May 7th, 8:00am - 6:00pm Special Events
Vendor Solutions Expo Thursday, May 7th, 12:00pm - 1:30pm Vendor Event
Women in Technology Meet and Greet Thursday, May 7th, 6:00pm - 7:00pm Reception
The 13 Absolute Truths of Security Keith Palmgren Thursday, May 7th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Emerging Trends in Pen Testing Panelists include John Strand with Eric Conrad, Chris Crowley, and Mike Murr Thursday, May 7th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Debunking the Complex Password Myth Keith Palmgren Thursday, May 7th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Everything They Told Me About Security Was Wrong John Strand Thursday, May 7th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Friday, May 8
Session Speaker Time Type
Prevent - Detect - Respond Derrick Masters, Security Analyst, Infogressive Friday, May 8th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
The Internet of Evil Things Johannes B. Ullrich, Ph.D. Friday, May 8th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Hunt Teaming Justin Henderson Friday, May 8th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Enterprise PowerShell for Remote Security Assessment James Tarala Friday, May 8th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Saturday, May 9
Session Speaker Time Type
Windows Exploratory Surgery with Process Hacker Jason Fossen Saturday, May 9th, 7:15pm - 8:45pm SANS@Night