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YARA - Effectively using and generating rules

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 10:30 AM EDT (2018-09-11 14:30:00 UTC)
  • Erik Van Buggenhout

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Overview

YARA rules are becoming one of the de facto standards in detection rules. During this interesting webcast, we will explain the different use cases of YARA, but also focus on how YARA rules can be effectively used and developed in your own environment. We will demonstrate tools that can help facilitate YARA rule development. The content will be covered by Erik Van Buggenhout (SANS Instructor) & Didier Stevens (SANS ISC Handler & malware expert). We cover YARA rules in more detail in the course SEC599: Defeating Advanced Adversaries: Purple Team Tactics & Kill Chain Defenses.

Speaker Bio

Erik Van Buggenhout

Erik Van Buggenhout is the lead author of SEC599 - Defeating Advanced Adversaries and SEC699 - Purple Team Tactics. In addition to SEC599 and SEC699, Erik teaches SEC560 - Network Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking and SEC542 - Web Application Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking. In addition to his work with SANS, Erik is the co-founder of Belgian cyber security firm NVISO. Together with his team of 70+ technical experts, Erik delivers a wide array of technical security services, including penetration testing, security monitoring & incident response.

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