Boston Security Meetup (Hybrid)

Date(s) - Thu. Apr. 21, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


The Boston area has one of the most diverse information security ecosystems in the world. Over the past several years our local community has been increasingly underserved and misaligned, so we are trying to do our part by organizing a monthly meetup (and more).

For more information about this free event, please click here.

This months talk(s):

Talk 1 – 7:00 PM

Title: Proactive Posture: Getting more from your sec ops data by Melissa Bischoping

Abstract:One of the most challenging steps forward for a security team is moving beyond signature-based detection and into statistical outlier analysis, and hypothesis driven threat hunting. This talk discusses actionable opportunities to take the next step towards a proactive security posture with the tooling and data you likely have already.

Speaker Bio: Melissa is a DC-based security research specialist seeking to improve hunt and detection efforts through better adversary emulation and purple team frameworks.

Talk 2 – 7:45 PM

Talk Title: Offsec Peeps Should Learn Forensics Too by Leron Gray

Abstract: This talk emphasizes the benefits of learning forensics for red teamers and penetration testers. Forensics skills, particularly memory analysis, can be useful for furthering operations and this talk will demonstrate some offensive applications of tools used for forensics.

Speaker Bio: Leron is part of Azure Red Team at Microsoft. PhD Cyber Operations candidate at Dakota State University. Nerdcore rapper.

Agenda is as follows:
6:30 PM – Meetup is open for guests to join (Online Zoom and In Person Cafe)
6:45 PM – Announcements
7:00 PM – Talk 1 – Getting more from your sec ops data by Melissa Bischoping
7:30 PM – Break and general chatter
7:45 PM – Talk 2 – Offsec Peeps Should Learn Forensics Too by Leron Gray
8:15 PM – Break and general chatter
8:30 PM – Meetup ends

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