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Looking Beyond IDS: What’s Next for Network Detection?

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 2:00 PM EDT (2020-08-26 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Sonal Shetkar, Dave Shackleford

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  • ExtraHop

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Overview

The only thing we know for sure about the next big cyberattack is that it will involve two hosts and a network. Every attacker must use the network, which makes it an ideal instrumentation point for detecting attack activity. Organizations deploy IDS solutions for traffic entering and leaving the environment (north-south) but do not have robust network detection capabilities for their internal (east-west) traffic. This webinar will discuss how organizations can use the network to detect stealthy post-compromise activity that evades other monitoring techniques.

Speaker Bios

Sonal Shetkar

Sonal Shetkar supports key enterprise accounts in the New York Metro Area for ExtraHop, which helps organizations understand and secure their environments by analyzing all network interactions in real time and leveraging machine learning to identify threats, deliver critical applications, and secure investments in the hybrid cloud. Her expertise lies in application performance, network traffic analytics, cybersecurity/forensic incident response, cloud architecture among others. Her role is a cross between engineering and sales, and drives product adoption. After completing her undergraduate studies in electronics and telecommunications in Mumbai, she attended Columbia University to complete an M.S. in Electrical Engineering. She is an active Women in Tech ambassador and manages many local Girls in STEM and Women in Security chapters. She is also the NYC chapter leader for WoSec and Women in CyberJutsu (WSC). She is an active alumna at Columbia and currently lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with her husband and mini-aussie, Orochimaru.


Dave Shackleford

Dave Shackleford, a SANS analyst, instructor, course author, GIAC technical director and member of the board of directors for the SANS Technology Institute, is the founder and principal consultant with Voodoo Security. He has consulted with hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and network architecture and engineering. A VMware vExpert, Dave has extensive experience designing and configuring secure virtualized infrastructures. He previously worked as chief security officer for Configuresoft and CTO for the Center for Internet Security. Dave currently helps lead the Atlanta chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance.

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