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Happy Day 2 of MIRcon®! Yesterday, Mandiant’s CEO
Kevin Mandia kicked off MIRcon 2013 with a keynote on attacking the
security gap, discussing the necessity of information-sharing and
his experience witnessing the evolution of cybercrime. From there we
moved on to thought-provoking discussions in both our management and
technical tracks.

In case you missed it, here are some of the
highlights:

  • Dan Scali’s discussion of Zero Days at Zero
    Hour
    , which addressed vulnerability awareness in
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    challenges in managing vulnerabilities, and what the security
    industry must do to manage the threat
  • Eric Hutchins’ talk about iPython, a web-based
    interactive computing platform that combines code, text and
    analytics while providing the ability to load and interact with
    data in a seamless way
  • A discussion on Practical Incidence Response
    Metrics
    – from template writing to implementation, and
    how to document, quantify and collect incident response activities
  • One Step Ahead – a talk about rapid live
    response, as utilized by Mandiant Managed Defense analysts
  • Attack-Driven Defense – a discussion on using
    real-world attack behaviors – and an offensive mindset – to
    develop new network defense techniques
  • Hackmaggedon – Paolo Passeri’s discussion of what
    he’s seen through several years spent observing patriotic and
    hacktivist attacks through his hackmageddon.com project
  • Jenn Kolde’s lively discussion on Zen and The Art of
    Threat Intelligence
    , which defined threat intelligence
    and explained its importance to effective and efficient network defense
  • Our Covering Cyber Panel Discussion with
    several of the nation’s most respected cybersecurity reporters on
    the challenges in reporting security news, their perspective on
    recent NSA leaks and the intersection of surveillance news with
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  • Our closing keynote from former FBI Director Robert
    Mueller
    , who discussed how the FBI adapted to adjust to
    recent cyber threats and how law enforcement must continue to evolve.

Stay tuned to this space as we’ll have more conference highlights
tomorrow!

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