Cyber Defense: Category - Blue Team

Frequently Asked Questions - SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering and Analysis

Frequently Asked Questions SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering and Analysis What is the class about? Who should take the class? What is the class layout? I've been doing work in the field for a while. Will the course be valuable to me or is it going to be too basic? Is this course focused on … Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions - SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering and Analysis


The 5 Biggest Mistakes Made During an OSINT Investigation

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Made During an OSINT Investigation By: Micah Hoffman (@WebBreacher) - SANS Certified Instructor I've learned that you can get better at something by learning from others' mistakes and misfortunes. When I was growing up, I watched America's Funniest Home Videos on TV. Nowadays, "fail" videos are all over the internet. We … Continue reading The 5 Biggest Mistakes Made During an OSINT Investigation


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