2020 Live Online Training
Open Source Tools & Techniques to Secure your Environment

November 09—10, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET
Web Conference

Security teams are clamoring for open source tools they can use across security domains in a broader, more cost-effective manner. In this course, participants will determine which open source tools and techniques may or may not work in their environments. The agenda includes examining five tools with broad applications:

  • AppLocker
  • Sysmon
  • ELK
  • Security Onion
  • OSQuery

Target Audience

SOC Analysts, Incident Responders, Cyber Threat Analysts and other defensive personnel.

Hardware Required

Participants will require a computer with at least 8 GB memory and 60 GB free hard drive space. You should also have VMWare Workstation or Player installed. Evaluation versions are fine. We also ask that you have full admin level rights to the machine you bring.

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2020 Live Online Training Facilitators


John Strand

IANS Faculty

John is the Owner of Black Hills Information Security (BHIS) where he leads the Hunt Teaming, Command & Control (C2)/Data Exfiltration and Pivot testing development. He is also a SANS Institute Senior Instructor. In these roles, John has both consulted and taught hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and penetration testing.

Achievements & Noteworthy Contributions
  • Co-author of Offensive Countermeasures: The Art of Active Defense (2013)
  • Contributor to the Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES)
  • Contributor to the 20 Critical Controls frameworks
  • Former co-host of Hack Naked TV and Security Weekly podcasts
  • Presenter at information security conferences such as RSA and Black Hat
  • Author of Black Hat’s "Active Defense, Offensive Countermeasures, and Hacking Back" course
  • Author of SANS Institute’s "Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling" course
  • Former Information Assurance lead at Northrop Grumman and Accenture Certifications & Credentials


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