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Continuous Monitoring and Real World Analysis

  • Wednesday, June 03, 2015 at 1:00 PM EDT (2015-06-03 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Seth Misenar

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Repeat after me, I will get breached. Most organizations realize this fact too late; usually after a third party informs them - months after the initial compromise. Treating security monitoring as a quarterly auditing process means most compromises will go undetected for weeks or months. The attacks are continuous, and the monitoring must match.

Modern threats require a paradigm shift in the way we perform our analysis and monitoring. This talk will help you face the problems and describe how to move your organization to a more defensible security architecture that enables continuous security monitoring.

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Speaker Bio

Seth Misenar

Seth Misenar is a SANS Principal Instructor and also serves as lead consultant and founder of Jackson, Mississippi-based Context Security, which provides information security thought leadership, independent research, and security training. Seth's background includes network and Web application penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, regulatory compliance efforts, security architecture design, and general security consulting. He has previously served as physical and network security consultant for Fortune 100 companies as well as the HIPAA and information security officer for a state government agency. Prior to becoming a security geek, Seth received a BS in philosophy from Millsaps College, where he is a Ford Teaching Fellow two times over. Seth is no stranger to certifications. He credentials include, but are not limited to, the following: CISSP, GPEN, GWAPT, GSEC, GCIA, GCIH, GCWN, GCFA, and MCSE. Beyond his security consulting practice, Seth is a regular instructor for SANS. He teaches a number of SANS courses, including SEC401: SANS Security Essentials Bootcamp Style, SEC504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits, and Incident Handling and SEC542: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking. Seth has also served as both an OnDemand Subject Matter Expert and a technical director for SANS OnDemand, the online course delivery arm of the SANS Institute. Stay up to date by following Seth on Twitter @sethmisenar. This training is valuable to me because this is the path my current employer is looking to take. - A. Jaworski, DOD

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