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Practical Threat Hunting: Straight Facts and Substantial Impacts
A lot has been said about threat hunting, by a lot of people. They'll tell you how difficult it is, what products you should use, how to automate the pain away, and how you should've been doing this all along. But here's the thing...you have been doing it all along. The concepts and techniques aren't and shouldn't be new. You know this stuff, and it doesn't take a rocket surgeon to put some structure around it and develop a hunting program. So join us for some straight talk about what's valuable, what isn't, and where to focus when what you're looking for is wrongdoers and results.
Threat Hunting and Incident Response Specialist
Neil R. Wyler (a.k.a. Grifter) is a Threat Hunting and Incident Response Specialist with RSA. He has spent over 20 years as a security professional, focusing on vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, physical security, and incident response. He has been a staff member of the Black Hat Security Briefings for over 16 years and a member of the Senior Staff at DEF CON for 18 years. Neil has spoken at numerous security conferences worldwide, including Black Hat, DEF CON, and the RSA Conference. He has been the subject of various online, print, film, and television interviews, and has authored several books on information security. In his free time, Neil keeps himself busy as a member of both the DEF CON, and Black Hat CFP Review Boards, the Black Hat Training Review Board, the founder of DC801, and founder of his local hackerspace, 801 Labs.
Founder & CEO
A recognized cybersecurity expert and experienced entrepreneur, Dave founded and self-funded Foreground Security, a leading MSP and 1st of its kind VSOC, building the company into the 7th largest Cyber Security Services firm in North America before being acquired by Raytheon. Dave is heavily involved in the industry and is an original investor in Swimlane, a leading vendor in the SOAR industry, as well as other startups. He has held senior leadership positions at CyberSpann and GE. He is credited with creating the threat hunting category, leading new innovations in the space and is a well-known thought leader in the cybersecurity ecosystem.