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Friday, 20 July 2018 14:27

Forward Defense's Director speaks at SANS Community Night in Hong Kong

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Talk: The Light Side of the Force: PowerShell for Incident Handlers

Increasingly, PowerShell is used by adversaries to laterally move and persist within victim networks.  This talk discusses ways to turn the tide on this trend and put the power of PowerShell to work for you.

Steve Anson, SANS Instructor

Steve Anson is a Director with Forward Defense, a leading IT security and incident response company headquartered in Abu Dhabi. Previously, he served as a special agent with the US Department of Defense and on an FBI Cyber Crime Task Force, leading complex investigations into cyber-related offences including network intrusion incidents, terrorism, fraud and crimes against children. Steve also served as an instructor at the FBI Academy and for the US Department of State, providing network intrusion investigation and digital forensics training to thousands of students from US law enforcement agencies as well as national police, prosecutors and judges from dozens of countries.

Throughout his career, Steve has received a number of industry credentials, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), Cellebrite Certified Mobile Examiner (CCME), US Department of Defense Certified Computer Crime Investigator and US Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Seized Computer Evidence Recovery Specialist (SCERS). He has served as an Adjunct Professor for George Washington Universitys Master of Computer Forensics program, is a certified Lead Assessor for laboratory competence in ISO 17025:2005 with the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation, and is the co-author of Mastering Windows Network Forensics and Investigations from Wiley Publishing.

For more information: https://www.sans.org/talks/910/the-light-side-of-the-force-powershell-for-incident-handlers-kowloon-hong-kong-2018-08-13


August 13, 2018 (5:30 - 7:00 pm)


L46 Boardroom, Morgan Stanley, International Commerce Centre
1 Austin Road West
Kowloon, Hong Kong
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