Training for Security Personnel and Why Intelligence Matters to You

FOR578 – Cyber Threat Intelligence has now been running as a course at SANS for a little over two years. In that time a lot has evolved including the field itself being extended through the SANS FOR578 authors and students. A major update has now taken place in the course to codify next skill sets and advancements, understanding in adversary behavioral tradecraft, and new exciting labs to push security to a new level. Come learn about the updates, why FOR578 should be a class you should take, and in general why Intelligence matters to you regardless of your security role.

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Speaker Bio

Robert M. Lee

Robert M. Lee is the CEO and Founder of the industrial (ICS/IIoT) cyber security company Dragos, Inc. He is also a non-resident National Cybersecurity Fellow at New America focusing on policy issues relating to the cyber security of critical infrastructure. For his research and focus areas, Robert was named one of Passcode’s Influencers, awarded EnergySec’s Cyber Security Professional of the Year (2015), and inducted into Forbes’ 30 under 30 for Enterprise Technology (2016). A passionate educator, Robert is the course author of SANS ICS515 – “ICS Active Defense and Incident Response” with its accompanying GIAC certification GRID and the lead-author of SANS FOR578 – “Cyber Threat Intelligence” with its accompanying GIAC GCTI certification. He may be found on Twitter @RobertMLee

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