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Security East 2015

New Orleans, LA | Fri, Jan 16 - Wed, Jan 21, 2015
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Client Access is the Achilles' Heel of the Cloud

  • Bryce Galbraith
  • Tuesday, January 20th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm

Representations of cloud infrastructures often reassure us of their robust security mechanisms by prominently displaying the familiar gold lock in the center of the cloud. While many cloud providers genuinely do strive to deliver confidentiality, integrity, and availability the vital question remains, "Is our data actually secure or not?"

The truth is, our data is vulnerable virtually everywhere except the cloud (assuming it is secure there to begin with). Client access is the Achilles' heel of the cloud...

Live attack demonstrations will clearly illustrate how virtually all security controls provided by the cloud can be circumvented and the data held within can be accessed by attackers.

If you are serious about protecting your data, wherever it goes, you will want to be keenly aware of these risks...


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