Cyber Defense: Category - Blue Team

Instructor Spotlight: Micah Hoffman, SEC487 Author

Meet Micah Hoffman. Micah has been working in the information technology field since 1998 supporting federal government, commercial, and internal customers in their searches to discover and quantify information security weaknesses within their organizations. He leverages years of hands-on, real-world OSINT, penetration testing, and incident response experience to provide excellentsolutions to his customers. Micah … Continue reading Instructor Spotlight: Micah Hoffman, SEC487 Author


Instructor Spotlight: John Hubbard, SOC Manager and SEC455 Co-Author

Meet John Hubbard. John is a dedicated blue-teamer and is driven to help develop defensive talent around the world. Through his years of experience as the SOC Lead for GlaxoSmithKline, he has real-world, first-hand knowledge of what it takes to defend an organization against advanced cyber-attacks and is eager to share these lessons with … Continue reading Instructor Spotlight: John Hubbard, SOC Manager and SEC455 Co-Author


Top 7 Reasons to Attend the SANS SIEM Summit

1. Content Inspired - No SIEM Required SIEMs are quickly becoming a priority across industries as organizations look for improved methods and new strategies to safeguard against breaches and attacks. The SIEM and Tactical Analytics Summit was inspired by SANS new cyber detection course, SEC555. Like the course, this summit is focused on catching … Continue reading Top 7 Reasons to Attend the SANS SIEM Summit


PowerShell MD5 Hash Integrity Verifier To Detect File System Changes

Use PowerShell Get-FileHash and a public domain script to efficiently detect changes to the file system. Continue reading PowerShell MD5 Hash Integrity Verifier To Detect File System Changes


Windows Firewall Script To Block IP Addresses And Country Network Ranges

Script to import IP addresses and network ranges into the Windows Firewall to block or drop unwanted packets, such as from attackers and unwanted countries. Continue reading Windows Firewall Script To Block IP Addresses And Country Network Ranges