Monday, August 28, 2023

Greater Augusta ISSA 3rd Quarter public meeting featuring Jeff McJunkin

Augusta ISSA Professionals,

Our next Greater Augusta ISSA 3rd Quarter public meeting is Tuesday, August 29th, 2023 featuring Jeff McJunkin.   The discussion will be "Destroying the Fog of War - Defenders' Three Tasks and How To Start Improving".  Please join us for this in-person event.  Pizza and refreshments will be provided prior to the discussion.   We will be having the meeting at a new location,  Augusta-Richmond County HQ Library.  Address and additional details are listed below.

We are Platinum Sponsors for BSides Augusta this year and will be raffling off tickets to BSides Augusta tomorrow evening.  Seats are limited, so please reserve yours today!

Destroying the Fog of War - Defenders' Three Tasks and How To Start Improving

In this talk, Jeff reveals the five key ways outside attackers gain internal access and outlines defenders' three core objectives: reducing initial access, lowering detection and response time, and slowing down attackers. Through live demonstrations, real-world examples, and even a unique Mario Kart analogy, this talk provides actionable insights into detective controls and slowing down attackers. Emphasizing that prevention is ideal but not always possible, the session focuses on minimizing, detecting, and accelerating response to incidents, arming attendees with the tools to outpace attackers and safeguard their environments.

More about Jeff:

Jeff McJunkin is the founder of Rogue Valley Information Security, a consulting firm specializing in penetration testing entire companies - from web and network to cloud assets. His specialty, therefore, is generalization, with significant experience in areas from forensics, systems and network administration, virtualization, and many aspects of offensive operations. He focuses on actionable reports full of findings that real-world adversaries would also find in clients' environments. In addition to consulting, he presents at many conferences around the world, holds many certifications, and teaches for the SANS Institute.

Date: August 29th, 2023
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Augusta-Richmond County HQ Library, Headquarters Branch (HQ), 823 Telfair Street, Augusta, Georgia

If you are interested, please register at the link below: