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How Threat Intelligence Boosts Prevention and Detection: A Case Study

  • Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 1:00 PM EST (2021-02-25 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Adam Licata, Jake Williams

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  • Broadcom

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Overview

As supply chain and living-off-the-land attacks continue to strike organizations across the industry spectrum, SOC analysts are challenged with pinpointing malicious acts and piecing together disparate data to get a full picture of what is happening in their environments. Join us in this webinar with SANS Analyst Jake Williams and Symantec Endpoint Product Management Director Adam Licata for a case study illustrating the difficult processes many SOC analysts face in performing threat analysis when they are lacking the right data and threat intelligence to dig deeper and follow a trail of suspicious activity.

This will be a chance to:

  • See some of the threat analysis challenges you face via a live case study
  • Understand more about how processes requiring data acquisition and analysis may slow detection time
  • Find out how Symantecs new Threat Intelligence API provides a better way

Speaker Bios

Adam Licata

Adam Licata is Director of Product Management for Endpoint Security at Symantec. Adam is leading the effort to transform Symantecís market leading endpoint security product to a full cloud SaaS-based platform. In the past year, he has engaged with hundreds of enterprise customers across all verticals to understand their challenges in both securing endpoints and managing multiple platforms.†He works closely with Symantec threat researchers and product development teams to craft solutions using a blend of proven and innovative technologies.

Adam started his career as an engineer in end user computing operations. Later, he transitioned to security as the industry began to recognize the important relationship between systems management and endpoint security. Since then, he has gained a variety of perspectives by being a customer, consultant, sales engineer, marketing manager, and product manager. Adam is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) based in the greater New York City area.


Jake Williams

Jake Williams is a SANS analyst, senior SANS instructor, course author and designer of several NetWars challenges for use in SANS' popular, "gamified" information security training suite. Jake spent more than a decade in information security roles at several government agencies, developing specialties in offensive forensics, malware development and digital counterespionage. Jake is the founder of Rendition InfoSec, which provides penetration testing, digital forensics and incident response, expertise in cloud data exfiltration, and the tools and guidance to secure client data against sophisticated, persistent attacks on-premises and in the cloud.

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