IT Session Schedule

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

IT Focused Workshop #1

11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Cabot Room

Please register for this session prior to attending. A light lunch will be provided. This session will focus on: Palo Alto Networks Unit 42

  • Incident response planning, lessons learned from recent Unit 42 investigations.
  • CIS18 controls and how to come out of an incident stronger.
  • Unit 42 service offerings and how to procure(Provincial Standing Offer)

Lunch will be sponsored by the Paloalto Networks

IT Focused Workshop #2: Virtual Investigation and Threat Hunting Capture the Flag

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm | Cabot Room

During this 90-minute interactive virtual Investigation and Threat Hunting session, you will have an opportunity to travel around the world to find threats – and answers – with Cortex XDR™. Your mission is to:

  • Race opponents to uncover security incident details and capture territories
  • Reveal compromised hosts and vulnerable rule sets
  • Level up your ability to investigate suspicious activity

YOUR MISSION: Find the most sophisticated threats, understand how they breached your organization, hunt them across your environment, and drive the quickest and most effective response.

We’re looking for security analysts of all experience levels to shut down threats and compete for glory. All security operations pros, incident responders and threat hunters are invited to play and get firsthand experience with Cortex XDR. Flex your investigation and threat hunting skills while you see what Cortex XDR can do for you and your SOC.

A separate registration link will be provided shortly. 

IT Social and Dinner

5:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Cabot Room

Join your fellow IT colleagues from across the province for some dinner and drinks. It's an opportunity for you to relax, network, and enjoy some dinner before the AMANS Fall Conference Commences.


Wednesday, September 21, 2022

IT Session #1: Facilitated Discussion On Cyber Insurance And Password Management

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Cabot Room

Session Agenda:

  • The IT side of Cyber Insurance - Technical requirements and the solutions we are using;
  • Enterprise password management – Current tools, risks, and requirements

IT Session #2: Discussion On Keeping Up To Date

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm | Cabot Room

Session Agenda:

  • Keeping up to date -Windows and application updates, server and workstation replacements; the effects of staying up to date: Impacts of losing IE;
  • MFA for more than just VPNs -Office 365 and MFA and other applications;
  • Enterprise password management –Current tools, risks and requirements.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

IT Session #3: Facilitated Discussion On Networking Segmentation And Ransomware Recovery

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Cabot Room A

Session Agenda:

  • Network segmentation – Firewall rules for inside your network
  • Ransomware recovery prep – What do you have ready?

IT Session #4: Facilitated Discussion Watching Logs And Extended Detection And Responses

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Cabot Room

Session Agenda:

  • Watching Logs - Log storage and alerting tools
  • Extended detection and response - What is it? Who is using it?

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