2021 Virtual Symposium
Adversarial Emulation: Perfecting a Purple Team Holy Grail

Thursday, February 25, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET
Web Conference, Boston Metro Area

Security teams seek guidance to perfect the art of walking in the enemy’s shoes using the Purple Team Exercise Framework (an open-sourced purple team process), Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) research and CTI mapped to Adversary Behaviors/TTPs. This virtual symposium will offer a roadmap for how to understand and more effectively use:

  • Attack infrastructure
  • Client/Blue Team planning techniques
  • Targeting systems
  • Purple Team Exercise flow
  • Tools that track the exercise and show value to upper management


This event is for IANS clients and invited guests — there is no vendor sponsorship or presence.

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2021 Virtual Symposium Facilitators


Chris Nickerson

IANS Faculty
Chris is the Co-Founder and CEO of LARES Consulting, an information security consulting firm that leverages a blend of assessment, testing, and coaching. He also serves on the Board of Directors at CREST, an international not-for-profit accreditation and certification body that represents and supports the technical information security market.

Web Conference

Registrants will receive a logistics email with web conference meeting information one day prior to the event.

Attendee Qualification

This Symposium is produced by IANS, which reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to limit or deny access to the Symposium to any entity or individual. IANS’ receipt of a registration application does not constitute acceptance. Individuals from Information Security Solution Providers (software, hardware, and consulting companies) are not eligible to attend. Symposiums are open to IANS clients that are Credential Holders and qualified Information Security Practitioners identified by IANS.

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