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Security West 2016

San Diego, CA | Fri, Apr 29, 2016 - Fri, May 6, 2016
This event is over,
but there are more training opportunities.

The NEW CISSP exam was implemented on April 15, 2015. Are you ready for the new exam?

  • David Miller
  • Wednesday, May 4th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm

Are you interested in the CISSP certification?

How might it improve your career?

On the resume? Getting a new job.

On the business card? Maintaining your career and moving you up the ladder.

With your skill set? As the professional you are.

How about helping with that pay raise?

We will look at how management views this well sought after certification.

Have you been studying for it?

Do you plan to take the exam real soon?

On January 15, 2015 ISC2, the certifying body for the CISSP certification exam, released a new set of exam objectives for the CISSP certification exam.

These changes were implemented on the CISSP certification exam beginning April 15, 2015.

This new set of exam objectives is a major change from the current version of the CISSP exam.

ISC2 has moved and merged content to form 8 Domains of the Common Body of Knowledge, down from 10 Domains in the current exam.

They have also added numerous new topics to the objectives.

You will need to know about the new material you will be tested on.

Learn the new shape and the new topics of the upcoming 2015 CISSP Certification exam.

What we will cover:

1. The CISSP certification exam, circa 2012; A quick review.

2. The new shape of the CISSP certification exam, circa 2015.

3. New topics that will be test-worthy on April 15, 2015.

4. Certification requirements

5. How should you prepare?

6. Questions and answers.


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.
Sunday, May 1
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS Bryan Simon Sunday, May 1st, 8:15am - 8:45am Special Events
CISO Hot Topic Series: Communicating to and Influencing CEOs and Boards of Directors: What Works and What to Avoid John Pescatore Sunday, May 1st, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Monday, May 2
Session Speaker Time Type
The Game has Changed...Ready or Not! Toni Buhrke , Systems Engineer Monday, May 2nd, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Intelligently Applying Security Intelligence for Advanced Threat Hunting & Analysis Jennifer Glenn, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Advanced Threats Monday, May 2nd, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Think Like An Attacker: Hacker Simulation Challenge Monday, May 2nd, 6:00pm - 8:00pm Vendor Event
GIAC Program Presentation Seth Misenar Monday, May 2nd, 6:15pm - 7:15pm SANS@Night
How to bring some Advanced Persistent Trickery to your fight against Advanced Persistent Threats... Bryce Galbraith Monday, May 2nd, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Emerging Trends in DFIR- Lightning Talks Rob Lee and SANS DFIR Staff Monday, May 2nd, 7:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Using an Open Source Threat Model for Prioritized Defense James Tarala Monday, May 2nd, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
IoT Summer of Hacking (the month Josh was forced to wear pants) Josh Wright Monday, May 2nd, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
The Critical Controls That Might Have Prevented the Target Breach Teri Radichel - Master's Degree Candidate Monday, May 2nd, 8:15pm - 8:55pm Master's Degree Presentation
Tuesday, May 3
Session Speaker Time Type
Vendor Showcase Tuesday, May 3rd, 12:00pm - 1:30pm Vendor Event
Vendor Showcase Tuesday, May 3rd, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Vendor Event
Women's CONNECT Event Hosted by SANS COINS program and ISSA WIS SIG Tuesday, May 3rd, 6:00pm - 7:00pm Special Events
Pen Testing & Hacking Trends Panel Moderator: Ed Skoudis; Panelists: Bryce Galbraith, Jeff McJunkin, Stephen Sims, Joshua Wright Tuesday, May 3rd, 7:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
How to Build a Cybersecurity Platform the Easy Way Keith Palmgren Tuesday, May 3rd, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
The Tap House Phil Hagen Tuesday, May 3rd, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Quality not Quantity: Continuous Monitoring's Deadliest Events Eric Conrad & Seth Misenar Tuesday, May 3rd, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
The Dangerous Shifting of Trust Sandra Dunn - Master's Degree Candidate Tuesday, May 3rd, 8:15pm - 8:55pm Master's Degree Presentation
Wednesday, May 4
Session Speaker Time Type
Rising to the Challenge of Web Application Security Dave Ferguson, Application Security Solution Architect Wednesday, May 4th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Tackling Endpoint Security With Nuix Insight Quoc Ly, Solutions Architect Wednesday, May 4th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
The New Cyber Battleground: Inside Your Network Bradley Brown, Manager, Solutions Engineering Wednesday, May 4th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
The NEW CISSP exam was implemented on April 15, 2015. Are you ready for the new exam? David Miller Wednesday, May 4th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
BitTorrent & Digital Contraband Kenneth Hartman - Master's Degree Candidate Wednesday, May 4th, 8:15pm - 8:55pm Master's Degree Presentation
Thursday, May 5
Session Speaker Time Type
STI Lunch and Learn STI Staff Thursday, May 5th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn