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Scottsdale 2016

Scottsdale, AZ | Mon, Feb 8 - Sat, Feb 13, 2016

Evolving Threats & Defences

  • Paul A. Henry
  • Monday, February 8th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm

For nearly two decades defenders have fallen into the "Crowd Mentality Trap." They have simply settled on doing the same thing everyone else was doing, while at the same time attackers have clearly evolved both in terms of malware delivery vectors and attack methodology. Today our defenses focus primarily on the gateway and upon attempting to outwit attacker's delivery methods. This leaves us woefully exposed and according to a recent Data Breach Report has resulted in 3,765 incidents, 806 million records exposed, and $157 billion (USD) in data breach costs in only the past six years. This presentation will highlight recent / current developments in the evolution of both attacks and defenses.

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.
Monday, February 8
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS Bryan Simon Monday, February 8th, 8:15am - 8:45am Special Events
Evolving Threats & Defences Paul A. Henry Monday, February 8th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Tuesday, February 9
Session Speaker Time Type
CISO Hot Topic: Communicating to and Influencing CEOs and Boards of Directors: What Works and What to Avoid John Pescatore, Alan Paller Tuesday, February 9th, 4:00pm - 6:30pm Vendor Event
Card Fraud 101 G. Mark Hardy Tuesday, February 9th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Offensive Countermeasures, Active Defenses, and Internet Tough Guys John Strand Tuesday, February 9th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Wednesday, February 10
Session Speaker Time Type
The NEW CISSP exam was implemented on April 15, 2015 David R. Miller Wednesday, February 10th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Shoestring Virtualization - Reducing the Risk to Small Business Data from Compromised Remote Networks Christopher Jarko - Master's Degree Candidate Wednesday, February 10th, 8:15pm - 8:55pm Master's Degree Presentation