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Navigating SANS Pen Test Cheat Sheets for Fun and Profit

  • Thursday, September 08, 2016 at 11:00 AM EDT (2016-09-08 15:00:00 UTC)
  • Ed Skoudis

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Extra! Extra! Get yer SANS Pen Test cheat sheets here! As you may have noticed, SANS Pen Test Authors and Instructors have been on a tear lately, releasing numerous cheat sheets to help people build valuable skills. Recent releases include topics such as PowerShell, Scapy, Nmap, Metasploit, and a whole bunch more. In this engaging webcast, Ed Skoudis will take you on a tour of some of the most useful tips and ideas of these cheat sheets. Five essential things to know about PowerShell? We got that. The most useful Scapy options at a glance? Got that too. The syntax for Netcat client-to-client relays? Yep. Some late-breaking Metasploit kung fu? Oh yes. Well also look at ways you can use the cheat sheets in your work and we might even go over some useful origami tricks. Ed will also solicit ideas from you on new cheat sheets youd like to see.

Learn more about the latest attacks and techniques used against organizations at the SANS Pen Test HackFest Training & Summit. This year's HackFest Summit features two days of leading talks from top experts and then six days of hands-on, immersion-style pen test training in one of our seven courses to choose from! Learn and develop your offensive techniques as you strive to better defend your environment. Whether you are a penetration tester, red team member, a forensics specialist, or cyber defender, the techniques covered at HackFest represent the latest and most powerful attacks every organization needs to thwart. You NEED to be there!

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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