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From Ad Hoc to Automated: Proven Techniques to Operationalize Threat Hunting

  • Tuesday, May 01, 2018 at 3:30 PM EDT (2018-05-01 19:30:00 UTC)
  • Joe Moles


  • RedCanary

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There is a lot of hype around threat hunting. Its a cool buzz term, and many organizations and providers talk about how they do it or how they can enable it. However, not enough focus is put on how to mature beyond ad hoc threat hunting to operationalize and automate efforts. This talk discusses how to take the concept of threat hunting and build it into an operational process that drives business value. Key points include: Moving from ad hoc to automation - Focusing on high fidelity alerts - Building on organizational knowledge gained from threat hunts - Real-world examples of teams that successfully operationalized threat hunting - Combining broad hypothesis and suppression to achieve a monitoring workflow.

Speaker Bio

Joe Moles

 An IR and digital forensics specialist, Joe Moles has more than a decade of experience running security operations and e-discovery. As Director of Detection Operations at Red Canary, he leads a team of security analysts to help organizations defend their endpoints against threats. Prior to joining Red Canary, Joe built and led security operations, incident response, and e-discovery programs for Fortune 500 companies like OfficeMax and Motorola. He is regarded as an industry thought leader and regularly contributes to the Red Canary blog.

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