Sam Bowne has been teaching computer networking and security classes at City College San Francisco since 2000, and is the founder of Infosec Decoded, Inc.
Go the Wrong Way
Good developers study documentation carefully and thoroughly understand their language. However, some people just want to code fast, break into things, and skip over the details. This Capture the Flag workshop is for them.
Even if you've never programmed before, you can make simple attack tools in Go. You will learn to perform port scans, HTTP requests, brute-force logins, crack password hashes, and perform encryption using XOR and AES.
The workshop is structured in a CTF format. Each participant works at their own pace. The techniques will be demonstrated, with complete step-by-step instructions to lead beginners through the easy challenges. There are also harder challenges for more experienced participants. You will be helped as needed, to ensure that everyone learns something new.
Incident Response and the ATT&CK Matrix
This workshop will help you practice techniques to detect, analyze, and respond to intrusions. You will construct targets and attackers on the Google cloud, and send attacks using Metasploit and Caldera to emulate APT attackers. Participants will monitor and analyze the attacks using Splunk, Suricata, Sysmon, Wireshark, Yara, and online analysis tools including PacketTotal and VirusTotal. The ATT&CK Matrix will be covered in detail, which enumerates threat actors, tactics, and techniques, so red and blue teams can better communicate and work together to secure networks.
The workshop is structured in a Capture the Flag format. Each participant works at their own pace. The techniques will be demonstrated, with complete step-by-step instructions to lead beginners through the easy challenges. There are also harder challenges for more experienced participants. We will help participants as needed, to ensure that everyone learns new techniques.
Participants need a credit card and a few dollars to rent Google Cloud servers. Debian Linux and Windows Server 2016 systems will be used. All the tools used are freely available, and all the training materials will remain available to everyone after the workshop ends.