Beacon Analysis, Chris Brenton – Paul’s Security Weekly #574

Beacon analysis is an integral part of threat hunting. If you are not looking for beacons you take the chance of missing compromised IoT devices or anything that does not have a threat mitigation agent installed. I’ll talk about what makes beacon hunting so hard, and how the open source tool RITA can simplify the process.

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Patrick Laverty
Patrick Laverty – Security Consultant, Rapid 7.
Doug White
Doug White – Professor, Roger Williams University.
Carlos Perez
Carlos Perez – Principal Consultant, Team Lead for Research, TrustedSec.
Jack Daniel
Jack Daniel – Security Wizard, Co-Founder of Security BSides.
Joff Thyer
Joff Thyer – Security Analyst, Black Hills Information Security.
Not Kevin
Not Kevin – Senior Sales Engineer, Barkly.
Paul Asadorian
Paul Asadorian – CEO, Security Weekly.