Sorry for the delay, folks! We’re working to get back up to speed and ensure we keep you up-to-date with our meeting recaps.
Our April virtual meeting was an overview of Software Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN). Johnny Hatfield and Stephen Watkins of Fortinet joined us to discuss the technology, how it is changing networking, and the benefits it brings to network security. Watch the recording on our YouTube channel:
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If you missed our February meeting, catch the replay here! Logan Diomedi’s Introduction to Burp Suite is now on the RISE YouTube channel. Special thanks to ABS Technology / ePlus for hosting this event!
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Ken Nevers shared his inspirational story rising from rock-bottom to being a self-employed InfoSec professional. We appreciate Ken’s willingness to share such a personal story that is certain to inspire others. If you missed out on this meeting be sure to check out the video!
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RISE member Andrew Beard provided resources and tips for selecting open source data feeds for your threat intelligence platforms. Special thanks to R&K Solutions for hosting this event! Click through for links to video and slide presentation.
Thomas “Tweeks” Weeks (left) with CTF champs Ken Nevers (center) and Tyler Booth (right)
Fantastic turn-out for the Capture the Flag demonstration held jointly with the Roanoke Linux User’s group. Thanks to everyone who participated! We had a great turnout – almost 50 participants.
Local InfoSec professionals showed up for another fantastic RISE meeting. Jared Register presented Log Aggregation vs SIEM and provided some fantastic demonstrations. Special thanks to Sycom Technologies for their support in hosting this event. Click through for link to the video!
We ran into a few issues with flight delays and technology – unfortunately our streaming and recording failed to save audio for this event so we do not have a video available. But RISE attendees pulled together to make this a great interactive meeting covering Hack the Box. If you weren’t able to make the event, keep reading for notes from the demonstrations. Special thanks to R&K Solutions for hosting this event.
We had a great turnout for our presentation on Cloud Security this month. Thank you to everyone who attended and special thanks to ECPI University for hosting! Ed Summers presented on securing commercial cloud environments by protecting critical identities. Click through for a link to the recording on the RISE YouTube channel, courtesy of R&K Solutions.
Aaron McPhall put together an excellent brief on using Bloodhound as a blue teaming tool to identify unknown or unintended avenues of privilege escalation in your Active Directory infrastructure. If you missed out – don’t despair! View a recording of the brief on the RISE YouTube channel.
Aaron has also made his slides available here.
RISE extends special thanks to the following for their support of this event:
ABS Technology – Hosting and fantastic refreshments
R&K Solutions – Live-streaming and recording support
We had a great turnout and some insightful discussion for our April meeting covering Blockchain. While the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto remains a secret, Rob Perry enlightened the crowd with an overview of Blockchain and his insights on suitable and not-so-suitable applications.