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Security East 2015

New Orleans, LA | Fri, Jan 16 - Wed, Jan 21, 2015

Gone in 60 Minutes: Have You Patched Your System Today?

  • David Hoelzer
  • Monday, January 19th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm

In our industry we hear about new vulnerabilities every day, but there can be a perception that moving from the discovery of a flaw to a workable exploit is very difficult. The result is that most organizations are perfectly happy operating with a 30-day patch-rollout cycle. Is this really fast enough? How hard is it really to exploit a vulnerability? How hard is it to scale a proof of concept into a working tool that can compromise thousands of hosts? This presentation demonstrates the entire process, walking through the process that a security researcher or hacker follows from research through proof of concept and working exploit... all in less than 60 minutes. While aspects of this presentation can be somewhat technical, the emphasis isn't on the technical but on the process and speed with which a working exploit can be developed. There's something for everyone to take away from this presentation!

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.
  • Master's Degree Presentation: Presentations given by SANS Technology Institute's Master's Degree candidates.
Friday, January 16
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session- Welcome to SANS Paul Henry Friday, January 16th, 8:15am - 8:45am Special Events
Evolving Threats Paul A. Henry Friday, January 16th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Saturday, January 17
Session Speaker Time Type
Continuous Ownage: Why you Need Continuous Monitoring Seth Misenar Saturday, January 17th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Enterprise PowerShell for Remote Security Assessment James Tarala Saturday, January 17th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Sunday, January 18
Session Speaker Time Type
What Malware? Hunting Command Line Activity Chad Tilbury Sunday, January 18th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Monday, January 19
Session Speaker Time Type
Gone in 60 Minutes: Have You Patched Your System Today? David Hoelzer Monday, January 19th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
That Is Where the Data Is! David Belangia- Master's Candidate Monday, January 19th, 8:15pm - 8:55pm Master's Degree Presentation
Tuesday, January 20
Session Speaker Time Type
Client Access is the Achilles' Heel of the Cloud Bryce Galbraith Tuesday, January 20th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night