VASCAN 2018 will feature a keynote address by Rick Howard, the Chief Security Officer (CSO) for Palo Alto Networks, sessions focused on ways to mature your cyber security and information from vendors about products and services they provide to enhance cyber security. Registration opens for the conference at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, October 16, 2018. Breakfast also begins at 7:15 a.m., and the keynote address is at 9 a.m. The first day closes with presentation of the Shirley Payne Award during the conference reception at 5 p.m.
The second day, breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. The final session ends at 12:20 p.m. and participants can pick up their box lunches in Dewberry Hall. Those participating in the second-day training will get a lunch break and have their lunches delivered to The George, where the day-long training will take place. The two-part training will focus on identifying data sources and tools that map to industry standards and prioritized security controls in the context of SIEM technology and a Boss of the SOC competition that will help increase incident response and hunting skill sets.