The Virginia Alliance for Secure Computing and Networking (VASCAN) Annual Conference,
Level Up Your Cyber Security Maturity
, will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 16 and 17, 2018, at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.
Events will take place in Dewberry Hall in the Johnson Center on the Mason campus. The conference will feature a dynamic keynote speaker and a variety of presentations and workshops focused on cyber security maturity.
The cost for the conference (full day Tuesday and half day Wednesday) is $150 and includes breakfast and lunch both days and a reception on the opening night, when the Shirley Payne Award will be presented.
Participants can also extend to a full day on Wednesday by attending an all-day training session, designed to enhance the skills of cyber security professionals. The first half of the training is designed for identifying data sources and tools that map to industry standard and prioritized security controls in the context of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technology. In the afternoon, participants will engage in a capture the flag exercise designed to increase incident response and hunting skill sets, as well as value of specific data sources for conducting advanced investigations.
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