October 20th | 1 – 3 p.m. CT
This session will discuss network attacks from two perspectives: the attacker (red team) and the defender (blue team). The attacker will demonstrate the steps that are taken to hack into a company from targeting employees with social engineering attacks to data exfiltration. The defender will demonstrate how to defend against these attacks. The goal is that attackers and defenders can work collaboratively (red + blue = purple) to evaluate the security posture of an organization, identify gaps, and improve defensive controls.
By the end of this session, you will be able to:
- Describe the attacker’s methodology
- Identify the ways to detect malicious activity
- Describe defensive tools and mitigating controls that assist network administrators secure their environment
2 credits Information Technology