Dr. Paul Vixie is an Internet pioneer. Currently, he is the Chairman, CEO and cofounder of Farsight Security, Inc. Dr. Vixie was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame in 2014 for work related to DNS and anti-spam technologies. He is the author of open source Internet software including BIND 8, and of many Internet standards documents concerning DNS and DNSSEC. In addition, he founded the first commercial anti-spam company (MAPS, 1996), the first non-profit Internet infrastructure software company (ISC, 1994), and the first neutral and commercial Internet exchange (PAIX, 1991). In 2018, he cofounded SIE Europe UG, a breakthrough European data sharing collective to fight cybercrime. Dr. Vixie earned his Ph.D. from Keio University for work related to DNS and DNSSEC in 2010.
Every transaction on the Internet – good or bad – leaves a trail in the Domain Name System (DNS). In this fast-paced, hands-on four-hour workshop, Internet Pioneer and Farsight Security CEO Dr. Paul Vixie will teach the fundamental investigative techniques and methodology on how to use DNS to combat cyberattacks, from phishing to e-crime to nation-state attacks. This is a rare opportunity to take a “masterclass” from the top expert in the field and learn the proven techniques used by threat hunting teams, from banks to government agencies. Further details and registration (separately) at https://www.sig-switzerland.ch/threat_hunting_dns/
(Specific instructor bios will be provided as the event nears. All of the instructors are well-seasoned practitioners in their field and bring a plethora of knowledge to the classroom.)
This intensive two-day course is designed to teach the fundamental investigative techniques needed to respond to today’s landscape of threat actors and intrusion scenarios. The class is built upon a series of hands-on labs that highlight the phases of a targeted attack, key sources of evidence, and the forensic analysis know-how required to analyze them. Further information and registration (separately) at https://www.sig-switzerland.ch/enterprise_incident_response/
Ted Demopoulos’ professional background includes over 30 years of experience in Information Security and Business, including over 25 years as an independent consultant. Ted helped start a successful information security company, was the CTO at a "textbook failure" of a software startup, and has advised several other startups. He is a frequent speaker at conferences, conventions, and other business events, author of "Infosec Rock Star: How to Accelerate Your Career Because Geek Will Only Get You So Far" and two other books. Ted conducts Leadership and Information Security Bootcamps for The SANS Institute, and is the principal of Demopoulos Associates, a consulting organization specializing in information security.
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