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Extending Your Home Lab to include Cloud

  • Wednesday, July 01, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT (2020-07-01 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Ismael Valenzuela, Justin Henderson

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Overview

Cloud technologies can get expensive quick. However, there are low-cost cloud solutions that allow security hobbyists and researchers alike the ability to deploy EDR, asset management, email security, and much more. This webcast focuses on building a home lab that integrates and uses cloud resources and security controls. The same controls you would have in a production environment at only at a fraction of the cost.

This webcast is the third of a three-part series aimed to help you level up in becoming an all-around defender. In this series, we will be helping you to define what it means to be an all-around defender, as well as how to get hands-on experience by building your personal lab. The first part of the series shares Ismael and Justin's life journey into becoming an all-around defender. The second and third part of the series aims to share how to build your own home lab to mirror enterprise level defenses.

Speaker Bios

Ismael Valenzuela

SANS Certified Instructor Ismael Valenzuela (@aboutsecurity) is coauthor of the CyberDefense and Blue Team Operations course, SANS SEC530: Defensible Security Architecture and Engineering, and holds many professional certifications, including the highly regarded GIAC Security Expert (GSE #132).

Since he founded one of the first IT Security consultancies in Spain, Ismael Valenzuela has participated as a security professional in numerous projects across the globe over the past 19 years. Prior to his current role as Senior Principal Engineer at McAfee, where he leads research on threat hunting using machine-learning and expert-system driven investigations, Ismael led the delivery of SOC, IR & Forensics services for the Foundstone Services team within Intel globally. Previously, Ismael worked as Global IT Security Manager for iSOFT Group Ltd, one of the world's largest providers of healthcare IT solutions, managing their security operations in more than 40 countries.


Justin Henderson

Justin Henderson is a certified SANS instructor who authored the SEC555 SIEM with Tactical Analytics course and co-authored SEC455 SIEM Design and Implementation and SEC530 Defensible Security Architecture and Engineering. He is a member of the SANS Cyber Guardian Blue Team who is passionate about making defense fun and engaging. Justin specializes in threat hunting via SIEM, network security monitoring and ad hoc scripting.

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