This post was originally published on this site is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to

As targeted cyber attacks become increasingly prevalent, today’s
cybersecurity professionals are being tested like never before. The
upcoming Mandiant Incident Response Conference
(MIRcon®) – October 7 & 8, 2014 – offers attendees the chance to
hear insights from some of the most respected and influential voices
in the world of cybersecurity.

The two-day event – which is
now in its fifth year – will give attendees the opportunity to
network with peers while learning new best practices, case studies,
and instructions on incident response, malware analysis, reverse
engineering and computer forensics.

MIRcon 2014 will also
feature keynote presentations by three distinguished speakers:

  • Kevin Mandia, FireEye Chief Operating Officer
  • Keith B. Alexander, retired four-star Army General
  • Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, the nation’s most
    renowned astrophysicist and science communicator

Included in the two-day agenda are Incident Response (IR), Research
& Development (R&D), and Management track sessions. The IR
track will feature cybersecurity experts such as Aaron Beuhring,
Kyle Salous, Devon Kerr, and Jason Wood discussing various topics,
which include:

  • APT detection with whitelisting and log monitoring
  • How attackers use windows script host to maintain persistence
  • The disconnect between testing and real attacks

The R&D track will include many experts such as Zubair Ashraf,
Jason Coleman, Xeno Kovah and Amanda Stewart discussing:

  • The use of machine-learning techniques to augment IOCs
  • Using full packet capture to enhance incident response
  • Symbiotic APT groups

Finally, the management track will also feature an array of
cybersecurity professionals such as Kevin Boyle, Brian Finch,
Shannon Lietz and Jacob Kitchel sharing insights on:

  • Compliance risks in APT attack response & defense
  • Enterprise cloud security via DevSecOps
  • The challenges of security in a large utility

Tues., Oct. 7 will conclude with a “Code of Arms”
reception and beer tasting featuring an array of craft brews from a
renowned east coast brewery. The discounted advanced
registration rate is available until Fri., Sept. 12
. For
more information regarding MIRcon 2014 and to register, click here.

Stay tuned to the blog for more
details and exclusive coverage of the 5th Annual MIRcon

At L Technology Group, we know technology alone will not protect us from the risks associated with in cyberspace. Hackers, Nation States like Russia and China along with “Bob” in HR opening that email, are all real threats to your organization. Defending against these threats requires a new strategy that incorporates not only technology, but also intelligent personnel who, eats and breaths cybersecurity. Together with proven processes and techniques combines for an advanced next-generation security solution. Since 2008 L Technology Group has develop people, processes and technology to combat the ever changing threat landscape that businesses face day to day.

Call Toll Free (855) 999-6425 for a FREE Consultation from L Technology Group,