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Power up your Security Operations Center’s human capital with the new SEC450 Part 2 - Blue Team Fundamentals…Finding and training the right people!

  • Thur, Oct 17, 2019 - 11:00 am Singapore / 12:00 pm Tokyo / 1:00 pm Sydney
  • John Hubbard

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SANS Asia-Pacific Webcast Series- Power up your Security Operations Centers human capital with the new SEC450 Part 2 - Blue Team FundamentalsFinding and training the right people!

As cyber attacks continue to grow in prevalence and capability many organizations and MSSPs are looking to bolster their cyber defense capabilities. While technology is an outstanding security enabler, it's finding the right people and training that can make or break a team. If you have a need to quickly bring new defenders up to speed, this webcast and class is for you! In it, we will cover both technical topics and human factors for cyber defense. Specifically, how to avoid the burnout and retention issues commonly associated with SOC positions and how to cultivate a happy, engaged analyst team! Cyber defense is not easy, therefore building a strong foundation of security operations principles is an absolute requirement for any blue team. Authored by a previous SOC analyst and manager, SEC450 Blue Team Fundamentals was written with this goal in mind. It's designed to answer the question "What are the most important things for a cyber defense team to understand, and how do you implement them?" Come join SEC450 author John Hubbard for this webinar to learn additional details about this course and the new content it brings to the SANS curriculum!

Speaker Bio

John Hubbard

John is a dedicated blue-teamer and is driven to help develop defensive talent around the world. Through his years of experience as the SOC Lead for GlaxoSmithKline, he has real-world, first-hand knowledge of what it takes to defend an organization against advanced cyber-attacks and is eager to share these lessons with his students. As a SANS Cyber Defense curriculum instructor and course author of SEC455, John specializes in threat hunting, network security monitoring, SIEM design and optimization, and constructing defensive postures that allow organizations to protect their most sensitive data. Throughout class, he works with students to explain difficult concepts in relatable and clear language, illustrates important ideas with stories and demonstrations, and encourages students to push themselves beyond the limit of what they thought possible.

John holds an undergrad degree is in Electrical Engineering from Purdue and a masters degree in Computer Engineering, focusing on information security, from SUNY Binghamton. His past research spans from malware reverse-engineering to car hacking, mobile app security, and IoT devices. In his free time, John enjoys catching every infosec conference he can attend, FPV drone racing, coffee roasting, and slowly turning his home into a data center. He can be found on LinkedIn and on Twitter @SecHubb.

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