Security Education Week

Knoxville, TN

Join us in Knoxville, TN!
April 27-May 1, 2020

Our Security Education Week events are designed for cybersecurity professionals currently employed at electric utilities in North America. Instructors include some of the brightest minds in utility security teaching a variety of technical topics relevant to our industry. Topics include Threat Hunting, Network Packet Analysis, Technical Security Assessments, security exercises, and more. In conjunction with these events, we typically arrange for facility tours to provide a behind the scenes look at just what we are working to secure.

We believe that a community of peers is critical to our mutual success in securing critical systems. To support that, Education Weeks include a variety of networking events designed to build relationships within industry and strengthen the community of cybersecurity professionals in our sector.

Attendees of this event will:

  • Increase their industry-relevant technical security knowledge
  • Increase their understanding of security-relevant operational aspects of the electric power industry.
  • Expand their relationships with other security professionals working at utilities throughout North America.

Who should attend?

  • Early to mid career cybersecurity staff from electric utilities
  • Senior security staff looking to augment their technical skills and industry knowledge
  • IT and OT support personnel seeking to add security skills
Non-Member – Full Event Pass Member – Full Event Pass
$3495.00
$2446.50

Security Education Week Austin will be held at Hotel Knoxville, TN.

501 E Hill Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915
EnergySec has a room block at:
Hotel Knoxville – $119/night.

This Education Week will feature our popular Real-time Defense track featuring instructor Slade Griffin and EnergySec staff cybersecurity analysts.

Attendees of this event will:

  • Increase their industry-relevant technical security knowledge
  • Earn Continuing Professional Education credits
  • Expand their relationships with other security professionals working at utilities throughout North America.

Sessions include:

Introduction to Security Assessments
In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of technical security assessments and become familiar with several common tools utilized for such work. Students will come away with the required knowledge to begin assessing their environments for security issues and an understanding of common techniques used by attackers.

Incident Detection and Threat Hunting
Students will learn techniques to detect and investigate potentially malicious activity using an open source SIEM platform. In hands-on “purple-team” exercises, students will learn to detect and defend against techniques demonstrated in the Security Assessments course. This will include review of logs and forensic examination of network traffic.

Incident Response Exercises
In a full-day of table top exercises, students will learn incident response fundamentals and develop skills to successfully address cyber incidents. A variety of incident scenarios will be presented as response exercises.

Threat Intelligence and Information Sharing
This session will cover the fundamentals of threat intelligence and information sharing using the Anomali Threat Intelligence Platform as a learning tool. Students will learn how and where to obtain information on active threats, how to leverage this information to defend their systems, and how to engage in information sharing groups to both support and benefit from their broader community.

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