In this demo-heavy webinar, Jay Beale goes cyberpunk, attacking a Neuromancer-themed Linux capture-the-flag (CTF) machine called “Wintermute.”

Jay will emulate an attacker in his Red team mode, using a chain of vulnerabilities to compromise this classic science fiction-inspired vulnerable virtual machine, picking up flags as he goes.

Then, Jay will switch into Blue team mode to demonstrate a proactive defense that not only breaks the attack chain he launched earlier, but also fends off other possible attacks.

Don’t miss this fun and useful webinar where you’ll get the chance to hone both your attack and defense skills! After the webinar, download the Wintermute CTF machine and a copy of Kali Linux to repeat Jay’s attack, and to explore defensive countermeasures for yourself!

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Jay Beale, CEO, CTO at InGuardians, Inc.

Jay Beale has created several defensive security tools, including Bastille Linux/UNIX and the CIS Linux Scoring Tool, both of which were used widely throughout industry and government. He has served as an invited speaker at many industry and government conferences, a columnist for Information Security Magazine, SecurityPortal and SecurityFocus, and a contributor to nine books, including those in his Open Source Security Series and the “Stealing the Network” series. He has led training classes on Linux Hardening and other topics at Black Hat, CanSecWest, RSA, and IDG conferences, as well as in private corporate training. Jay is a co-founder, Chief Operating Officer and CTO of the information security consulting company InGuardians.

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