SANS Blue Team Summit 2023 - Call for Presentations

Deadline: Sunday, March 26 at 11:00 pm CDT

The Call for Presentations is Now Open!

Summit: June 12-13 | Denver, CO & Live Online

Speaking at a SANS Summit gives you the opportunity to engage with thousands of cybersecurity professionals, to share your expertise, and expand your network.

The Summit will bring together cybersecurity professionals and leading experts from around the world for 2 days of in-depth talks and discussions focused on cyber defense research, solutions, tools, and case studies.

To get a taste of the type of dynamic presentations and speakers we're looking for, check out these talks from last year's Summit.

Summit Speaker

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

    • Detecting advanced post-exploitation
    • Modern security architecture (zero trust and micro segmentation)
    • Log analysis and anomaly detection at scale
    • Network security monitoring in an increasingly encrypted world
    • Operationalizing endpoint detection
    • Cloud security monitoring tools and techniques
    • Prevention of common and high-impact attacks – human operated ransomware, business email compromise, etc.
    • Threat hunting techniques and tools
    • Managing, measuring, and improving security operations
    • Building and operating an intelligence-driven defense
    • Monitoring and detection for cloud services - containers, PaaS, SaaS, serverless workloads, and more
    • Leveraging industry frameworks to improve and measure detection, prevention, and response (ATT&CK, etc.)
    • How to jump-start a career in blue teaming
    • Securing an increasingly remote workforce 
    • Blue teams & IT leadership

Submission Deadline: Sunday, March 26 at 11:00 p.m. CDT.

Questions? Email

Practical Advice for Submitting a Talk

Giving presentations at conferences is a great way to share your expertise, expand your professional network, and bolster your personal brand. But how do you submit a proposal that sets you apart from the crowd? Britta Glade, Director of Content for RSA Conference, and Dawn Cappelli, CISO of Rockwell Automation and program committee member for RSA Conference, have reviewed literally thousands of proposals, and share their tips for getting yours noticed and selected.