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Monitoring the Most Interesting Network in the World: Insights from the Black Hat NOC

  • Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 11:00 AM EDT (2016-09-22 15:00:00 UTC)
  • Scott Carter, Neil R. Wyler


  • RSA

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As one of the most advanced threat environments out there, the Black Hat NOC is the ultimate test for analysts and the tools they use to detect threats. Hear the details about what happened there, firsthand, from the RSA experts who monitored the flurry of network activity.

This webcast will provide insight into the attack tactics the team witnessed and the challenges they faced when monitoring a new environment they didn't understand. You'll hear about:

  • Mini case studies: Specific threats the team faced and how they addressed them
  • The technology they used to detect and respond to the threats
  • Best practices that apply to threat detection and response in SOCs everywhere

Don't miss this opportunity to get the inside scoop on real-world threat scenarios and how experts deal with them on the fly. Attend this webcast to help you and your organization detect and respond faster than ever to increasingly sophisticated threats.

Speaker Bios

Neil R. Wyler

Neil R. Wyler (a.k.a. Grifter) is an Information Security Engineer and Researcher located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Neil is currently with RSA as a Threat Hunting and Incident Response Specialist. He has spent over 16 years as a security professional, focusing on vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, physical security, and incident response. He has been a staff member of the Black Hat Security Briefings for over 14 years and is a member of the Senior Staff at DEF CON where he is the Department Lead for Contests/Events/Villages/Parties and the Demo Labs. Neil has spoken at numerous security conferences worldwide, including Black Hat, DEF CON, and the RSA Conference. He has been the subject of various online, print, film, and television interviews, and has authored several books on information security. Neil is also a member of the DEF CON and Black Hat CFP Review Boards. Follow him on Twitter at @Grifter801.

Scott Carter

Scott Carter has worked in the cyber security industry for more than 10 years in a variety of consultative roles from identity and access management implementation to security operations build out and strategy. Scott currently provides recommendations for organizations who would like to strengthen their incident response and breach readiness programs through people, process, and technology.

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