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Threat Hunting & IR Summit 2020 - Live Online

Virtual, US Eastern | Thu, Sep 10 - Sat, Sep 19, 2020

Threat Hunting & Incident Response Summit

Threat Hunting & Incident Response Summit

  • Two days of in-depth Summit talks VIEW AGENDA
  • Immersive information security courses VIEW COURSES
  • Exclusive virtual networking opportunities

Summit: Sep 10-11 | Co-Chairs: Phil Hagen and Matt Bromiley | Summit CPE Credits: 12

Training: Sep 14-19

Will you be the hunter or the prey?

Chances are very high that hidden threats already exist inside your organization's networks. No matter how thorough and sophisticated your security precautions may be, you cannot assume your security measures are impenetrable. By themselves, prevention systems are insufficient to counter focused human adversaries who know how to get around today's advanced security and monitoring tools. It takes highly skilled and focused hunters to defeat these persistent adversaries.

Hear from the experts -- Learn how to become an elite threat hunter.

The two-day virtual Summit brings together prominent security practitioners for in-depth talks focused on techniques that can be used to successfully identify, contain, and eliminate adversaries targeting your networks. As an attendee, you'll walk away from this Summit with new tools and methods to leverage as soon as you return to work.

The Summit will explore the following:

  • The effectiveness of threat hunting in reducing the dwell time of adversaries
  • Operationalizing threat hunting
  • Automated threat hunting: Fact or fiction?
  • Threat hunting tools, tactics, and techniques that can be used to improve the defense of your organization
  • Case studies on the application of threat hunting to security operations
  • Innovative threat hunting tactics and techniques
  • New tools that can help threat hunting for both endpoints and networks
  • Perspectives and case studies that challenge threat hunting assumptions and can result in a shift in understanding

THIR 2019 speakers

What attendees say about their Summit experience

"The Threat Hunting and IR Summit is packed with content that is directly actionable and applicable to my role as a hunter. I can't overstate the value gained by attending. If you are a hunter, or want to become one, it should be a standing event on your calendar." - Neil Wyler , RSA

"This Summit is great exposure to our industry of hunters and responders, how they discover work to resolve issues, and it introduces new ways of working." - Matthew Sallee, PepsiCo

"The presentations provided ideas, tools, and guidance on how to execute threat hunting operations." - Daniel Garcia, Shell Oil

"Great way to gain insight into other organizations' hunting processes. Able to bring back many valuable techniques/tools to improve my own organization's processes. Enjoyed the variety of topics/perspectives of the presenters." - Alicia Murphy, Booz Allen Hamilton

Network with your peers and make invaluable connections

In addition to two days of in-depth threat hunting and incident response discussions, you'll have the opportunity to network with fellow attendees via virtual chat rooms. Attendees tell us time and again that one of the greatest takeaways from SANS Summits is the many industry connections they forge or deepen during their time with us.

CPEs & Certificate of Completion

You will receive 12 CPEs for attending the Threat Hunting & Incident Response Summit live. Your Certificate of Completion and CPEs will be issued within a week of the Summit's conclusion. At this time, we are not able to issue CPEs to those that view the Summit recording.

Threat Hunting Summit attendees

Bundle your Summit experience with a course to expand your information security expertise

After the two-day Summit, choose from several hands-on, immersion-style SANS Live Online courses to help you expand your information security expertise. SANS courses are taught by experienced practitioners who are among the best cybersecurity instructors in the world. They will provide you with the guidance and skills you need to defend your organization from ever-evolving threats.