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Lessons Learned from Over a Thousand Threat Hunting Workshops

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 1:00 PM EDT (2019-10-23 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Brandon Newport


  • Cisco Systems Inc.

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Threat hunting is the real deal when it comes to proactively defending your business. Yet despite its benefits, threat hunting presents many challenges. If you find it difficult to spot the warning signs of a potential compromise, or simply need some tips on how to optimize your threat hunting journey then this webcast is for you. 

With over 6000 hours of threat hunting workshops conducted in the past year alone, the Security team at Cisco has amassed learnings you can incorporate into your own threat hunting practice. Join veteran threat hunter Brandon Newport on this webcast as he talks about the ins and outs of threat hunting.

Register today to explore specific ways to boost threat hunting speed and quality by learning how to:

  • avoid threat hunting rabbit holes that can put you in a productivity-tailspin
  • grow from your missteps and failures
  • build a network of peers (or perhaps an army of threat hunting ninjas!)
  • get hands-on and combine the right approach with tools that work together  

Speaker Bio

Brandon Newport

Brandon Newport brings more than 25 years of experience in the security industry to his role leading Cisco’s Access and Endpoint SE team in North America.

During his career, Brandon has personally designed and deployed many highly-secured environments, including two C2 certified environments for private sector connectivity to US Military facilities. He has also spent much of his career working as a threat investigator, having been brought in to lead threat investigations for several well-known organizations.

Brandon is a passionate advocate for security through education and via building trusted communities for security practitioners. In the past several years he pioneered Cisco’s Threat Hunting Workshop series, designed to teach people how to think about Incident Response and Threat Hunting. Mr. Newport lives in Western North Carolina with his wife and three kids.

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