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Security West 2018

San Diego, CA | Fri, May 11 - Fri, May 18, 2018
This event is over,
but there are more training opportunities.

Due to high demand for Security training at SANS Security West 2018, the following courses will take place at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina: SEC503, SEC505, SEC542, MGT414, MGT512, and MGT517. The hotel neighbors the Manchester Grand Hyatt and is accessible from both Harbor Drive and the Bayfront. Courseware Distribution and Event Check-In for these six courses will take place at the Marriott Marquis San Diego on: Thursday, May 10 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Friday, May 11 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Badge and Courseware Distribution for these classes will only be available at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. We are hosting the "Welcome to SANS Talk" on the morning of Friday, May 11 at each venue but all additional SANS@Night presentations will take place at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Please check the schedule tab for the bonus sessions. We thank you in advance for your understanding.

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.
Friday, May 11
Session Speaker Time Type
Welcome to SANS- Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel Bryan Simon Friday, May 11th, 8:00am - 8:30am Special Events
Welcome to SANS- Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Jason Fossen Friday, May 11th, 8:00am - 8:30am Special Events
An Interactive Look at Cyber Crime & Today's Threat Landscape Stephen Sims & James Lyne Friday, May 11th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Saturday, May 12
Session Speaker Time Type
How to Become a SANS Instructor Eric Conrad Saturday, May 12th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Three Keys for SecDevOps Success Frank Kim Saturday, May 12th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Threat Detection on the Cheap Evan Dygert Saturday, May 12th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Blockchain 101 G. Mark Hardy Saturday, May 12th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Building an Effective Security Monitoring Program Jake Williams Saturday, May 12th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Sunday, May 13
Session Speaker Time Type
MT6D: Moving Target IPv6 Defense Randy Marchany Sunday, May 13th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
When Devices Attack! Billy Rios Sunday, May 13th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Mac Times, MAC Times and More! Lee Whitfield Sunday, May 13th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Monday, May 14
Session Speaker Time Type
Coffee & Donuts with the Graduate Students Monday, May 14th, 7:30am - 9:00am Reception
Why Threat Intelligence? Kyle Thompson, Sr. Security Engineer Monday, May 14th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn
Women's CONNECT Event Monday, May 14th, 6:00pm - 7:00pm Special Events
Failing to Succeed in Cyber Security and Risk Management My-Ngoc Nguyen Monday, May 14th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Tuesday, May 15
Session Speaker Time Type
Vendor Showcase Tuesday, May 15th, 12:00pm - 1:30pm Vendor Event
Wednesday, May 16
Session Speaker Time Type
Consolidating Security Controls and Monitoring Systems for Your Hybrid IT Environments Felix Jimenez, Technical Account Manager, Post-Sales Wednesday, May 16th, 12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch and Learn