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Network Compromise for the Technically Challenged (Dummies)

  • Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 3:30 PM EDT (2020-06-11 19:30:00 UTC)
  • Doc Blackburn

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You cant defend against what you dont understand! To protect organizational assets from compromise you need to know how the attacker is going to act. This talk is intended to be a mostly non-technical talk that wont show you how to do it but shows you how its done.

The seven steps covered are:

1. Reconnaissance

2. Scanning

3. Initial Point of Compromise

4. Lateral Movement

5. Data Exploitation

6. Creating Back Doors

7. Cleaning Up

Speaker Bio

Doc Blackburn

Starting in the year 2000, Doc ran a successful IT consulting, hosting, and design firm for 10 years until he found his passion was in IT security and compliance. His well-rounded IT experience includes hardware, software, network design, project management, administration, programming, systems security, and compliance frameworks. He has vast experience at various levels of information technology from technical support/help desk positions to security leadership roles.

He has been heavily involved in the technical design and implementation of NIH approved FISMA compliant information systems. His current work has focused on HIPAA, FERPA, PCI DSS, GDPR, and FISMA compliant systems with an emphasis on IT risk management in enterprise environments. Doc maintains over a dozen IT and security certifications along with a Bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona in 2002. He currently leads the Risk and Compliance efforts for the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus.

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