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Adventures in High-Value Pen Testing: A Taste of SANS Security 560" by Ed Skoudis

  • Monday, April 06, 2015 at 3:00 PM EDT (2015-04-06 19:00:00 UTC)
  • Ed Skoudis

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Pen testers can and should provide a lot more value than simply finding flaws for organizations to remediate. High-value pen testing can provide crucial input for better risk management and significant improvements to an organization's risk posture. In this webcast, Ed Skoudis will describe how to get more business value out of your pen tests as well as show off some of the most powerful features pen testers can use in Metasploit, including pivoting, hash grabbing from memory, and a whole lot more!

Speaker Bio

Ed Skoudis

Ed Skoudis is the founder of Counter Hack, an innovative organization that designs, builds, and operates popular infosec challenges and simulations including CyberCity, NetWars, Cyber Quests, and Cyber Foundations. As director of the CyberCity project, Ed oversees the development of missions which help train cyber warriors in how to defend the kinetic assets of a physical, miniaturized city. Ed's expertise includes hacker attacks and defenses, incident response, and malware analysis, with over fifteen years of experience in information security. Ed authored and regularly teaches the SANS courses on network penetration testing (Security 560) and incident response (Security 504), helping over three thousand information security professionals each year improve their skills and abilities to defend their networks. He has performed numerous security assessments; conducted exhaustive anti-virus, anti-spyware, Virtual Machine, and IPS research; and responded to computer attacks for clients in government, military, financial, high technology, healthcare, and other industries. Previously, Ed served as a security consultant with InGuardians, International Network Services (INS), Global Integrity, Predictive Systems, SAIC, and Bell Communications Research (Bellcore). Ed also blogs about command line tips and penetration testing.

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