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The Most Common Human Incidents - A Forensicator's Tale

  • Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM EDT (2016-10-26 15:00:00 UTC)
  • Lance Spitzner, Matt Bromiley

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One of the challenges awareness professionals face is identifying what human risks to prioritize, what behaviors should we focus on? What better way to understand these top risks then learn from the people that clean up real-life incidents. Join us as SANS Digital Forensics & Incident Response Instructor Matt Bromiley shares his experiences helping numerous organizations deal with and recover from cyber incidents and the most common human causes he founds for those incidents. Learn from real data points on what key behaviors you should be focusing on.

Speaker Bios

Matt Bromiley

Matt Bromiley is a SANS digital forensics and incident response (IR) instructor, teaching FOR508 Advanced Incident Response, Threat Hunting, and Digital Forensics and SANS FOR572 Advanced Network Forensics: Threat Hunting, Analysis, and Incident Response. He is also an IR consultant at a global IR and forensic analysis company, combining experience in digital forensics, log analytics, and incident response and management.

Lance Spitzner

Lance Spitzner has over 20 years of security experience in cyber threat research, awareness and training. He invented the concept of honeynets, founded the Honeynet Project and published three security books. Lance has worked and consulted in over 25 countries and helped over 350 organizations plan, maintain and measure their security awareness programs. In addition, Lance is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Cyber Security Alliance, frequent presenter, serial tweeter (@lspitzner) and works on numerous community security projects. Before working in information security, Mr. Spitzner served as an armor officer in the Army's Rapid Deployment Force and earned his MBA from the University of Illinois.

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