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Threat Hunting for New and Experienced Hunters: Panel Discussion of the SANS 2019 Threat Hunting Survey

  • Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 at 3:30 PM EDT (19:30:00 UTC)
  • Mathias Fuchs, Josh Lemon, Matt Cauthorn and Taylor Wilkes-Pierce

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  • ExtraHop

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Overview

This webcast digs more deeply into the results of the SANS 2019 Threat Hunting Survey. Survey authors Mathias Fuchs and Joshua Lemon will discuss key themes that emerged during their analysis of survey results, joined by a panel of representatives from DomainTools, ExtraHop and ThreatConnect.

Speakers will share insights on such key issues as:

  • Threat hunting as a defined role or a function of security
  • Best practices for generating threat hunting hypotheses
  • Measuring threat hunting success

Click here to register for the survey results webcast on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at 3:30 PM (EDT) and be among the first to receive the associated whitepaper written by Mathias Fuchs and Joshua Lemon.

Speaker Bios

Mathias Fuchs

Mathias Fuchs, a certified instructor for SANS FOR508: Advanced Digital Forensics, Incident Response, and Threat Hunting, is head of cyber defense at InfoGuard AG, where he is actively engaged in building the incident response (IR) practice. In that role he uses his knowledge to shape his team; develop the necessary forensic, IR and threat hunting capabilities; and proactively mediate security vulnerabilities that would be more difficult to manage later. Prior to joining InfoGuard, Mathias was a principal consultant at Mandiant, where he led large-scale cybersecurity investigations. He also was the lead security architect at T-Systems and a security consultant for international clients in a variety of industries.


Joshua Lemon

Joshua Lemon is a certified instructor for SANS FOR508: Advanced Incident Response, Threat Hunting, and Digital Forensics. He is the director for strategic response and research in the Security Response Center at Salesforce, providing research, development and identification of future technical capabilities for the center. Previously, he was computer security incident response team (CSIRT) manager for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, leading one of the largest dedicated IR teams in the Australian commercial sector. Josh’s experience in cybersecurity includes project management, threat hunting, IR, forensic analysis, reverse engineering, penetration testing, secure network design and software development. He holds GREM, GCFA, GDAT, GNFA, GCIH, GPEN, GPYC certifications.


Matt Cauthorn

VP Sales Engineering and Security Evangelist Matt Cauthorn oversees the ExtraHop Networks Security Sales Engineering, and enjoys studying the intersection of business and technology. Prior to ExtraHop, Matt was a sales engineering manager at F5. He's a passionate technologist and evangelist. He holds an MBA from Georgia State University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. Matt speaks at industry events, has been featured on podcasts, and quoted in industry coverage.


Alex Valdivia

Alex Valdivia leads ThreatConnect's research team, an elite group of globally acknowledged cybersecurity experts dedicated to tracking down existing and emerging cyber threats. He has spoken at B-Sides Las Vegas, DEF CON Skytalks, and has guest lectured for threat intelligence courses at Johns Hopkins University, Metropolitan State University and the University of South Florida.


Taylor Wilkes-Pierce

Taylor Wilkes-Pierce, senior sales engineer at DomainTools, has more than 10 years of experience in technology sales with stops at Verizon, Amazon and Virtuozzo along the way to DomainTools. Although Taylor loves all things InfoSec, he has a fond spot for container virtualization, software defined storage and basketball.

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