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Thwarting Threat Actors With DomainTools

  • Monday, November 17, 2014 at 1:00 PM EST (2014-11-17 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Tim Helming, John Pescatore


  • DomainTools

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In the face of relentless cyber attacks, knowledge is firepower. Join SANS expert John Pescatore and DomainTools to learn why the world's leading corporations, government agencies, and law enforcement organizations rely on research tools and data from DomainTools to identify, expose, defend against, and often take down cyber criminals. Pescatore's insights on the current threat landscape and trends will serve to underscore the importance of attack attribution and the enumeration of threat actor networks, and DomainTools will share tips and best practices for proactive defenses as well as incident response and forensics, using highlights from real-world investigations and takedowns.

Speaker Bios

John Pescatore

John Pescatore joined SANS as director of emerging technologies in January 2013, bringing with him over 35 years of experience in computer, network and information security. Prior to SANS, he was Gartner's lead security analyst for more than 13 years, working with Global 5000 corporations, government agencies and major technology and service providers. In 2008, John was named one of the top 15 most influential people in security and has frequently testified before Congress on issues relating to cybersecurity.

Tim Helming

Tim Helming, DomainTools Director of Product Management, has over 14 years of experience in cybersecurity, from network to cloud to application attacks and defenses. At WatchGuard, he helped define and launch some of the best-selling SMB security appliances in the market. At Symform, he led definition and product evangelism efforts for that company's unique peer-to-peer cloud storage solution. Tim has spoken at security conferences, media events, and technology partner conferences worldwide.

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