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Threat Hunting and Incident Response Summit - CFP - Closing 12 Oct

 

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The inaugural Threat Hunting and Incident Response Summit will be held in New Orleans, LA on April 12- 13, 2016.

The Threat Hunting & Incident Response Summit 2016 focuses on specific hunting and incident response techniques and capabilities that can be used to identify, contain, and eliminate adversaries targeting your networks. Attend this summit to learn these skills directly from incident response and detection experts who are uncovering and stopping the most recent, sophisticated, and dangerous attacks against organizations.

Call for Speakers Now Open

The Call for Speakers is now open. If you are interested in delivering a presentations or participating in a panel, we'd be delighted to consider your practitioner-based case studies with communicable lessons. We have had many service and tool vendors submit talks which is great, but we are especially interested in organizations or businesses doing threat hunting internally to give a talk at this event.

The THIR Summit offers speakers the opportunity for exposure and recognition as industry leaders. If you have something substantive, challenging, and original to offer, you are encouraged to submit a proposal.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Adversary hunting
  • Threat containment
  • Effective remediation and threat elimination planning
  • Proactive digital forensics
  • Enterprise network and host monitoring
  • Threat intelligence utilization and usefulness
  • Incident response team operations and management

Proposed presentations should be relevant to: Incident Response Team Members, Security Operations Center Personnel and Information Security Practitioners, Digital Forensic Analysts, System Administrators, Federal Agents and Law Enforcement Officials

Benefits of Speaking

  • Promotion of your speaking session and company recognition via the THIR Summit website and all printed materials
  • Full conference badge to attend all Summit sessions
  • Speakers can bring 1 additional attendee for free to attend the summit
  • Private speakers-only networking lunches
  • *Presentations may also be recorded and made available via the Internet to a wider audience (at the discretion of SANS).

Submission Requirements

  • Title of Proposed Talk
  • Abstract: The presentation abstract should outline your presentation and what attendees will All content must be strictly educational. The presentation should be relevant to: Incident Response Team Members, Security Operations Center Personnel and Information Security Practitioners, Digital Forensic Analysts, System Administrators, Federal Agents and Law Enforcement Officials
  • Author Name(s)
  • Author Title
  • Company
  • Speaker Contact Information: Address, phone number, email address
  • Biography

o Your biography should be approximately 150 words. You may include your current position, titles, areas of professional expertise, experience, awards, degrees, personal information, etc.

  • Twitter Handle:
  • Google+:
  • Facebook:
  • Blog:
  • YouTube videos featuring you speaking:

Session/panel length: 35-40 minutes Question & Answer: 5-10 minutes

Submit your submissions to callforpapers@sans.org by 5 pm Central time on Monday, October 12th, 2015 with the subject "SANS THIR Summit CFP 2016."