Virginia Tech hosts “SIEM with Tactical Analytics” Course

Virginia Tech is hosting SANS SEC555 “SIEM with Tactical Analytics” at the Blacksburg campus March 11-15, 2019. This lab-heavy course prepares students to use SOF-ELK, a SANS sponsored free SIEM solution, to turn log data into useful information. Deep discounts are available for students and state government employees. Follow the link for course info and registration!

February 2019 – Know Your aaS from Your Server (Cloud Basics)

Cloud Computing? No one understands the Cloud!

The Cloud! “It’s totally secure in the cloud!” If your manager has uttered anything resembling that phrase, please bring them to the next RISE meeting. We’ll be discussing basic concepts of commercial cloud environments in preparation for a future deeper dive on cloud environment security.

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