SolarWinds breach: Insights from the trenches | Live incident response demo | Cyber Work Podcast

It’s been a busy week for cybersecurity professionals as they respond to the SolarWinds breach. On December 13, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued an emergency directive to immediately “disconnect or power down SolarWinds Orion products" as they were being actively exploited by malicious actors.

Infosec Skills author and KM Cyber Security managing partner Keatron Evans is helping numerous clients respond to the breach. In this live discussion and incident response demo (recorded Friday, December 18) he covers:

– What happened with the SolarWinds supply chain attack
– Immediate action you can take to protect your systems
– Industry responses to help mitigate the incident
– Live demo of Snort, memory forensics and Zeek
– Q&A with live attendees

SolarWinds and incident response resources discussed by Keatron:
– FireEye Mandiant SunBurst countermeasures: https://github.com/fireeye/sunburst_countermeasures
– McAfee analysis into the SUNBURST backdoor: https://www.mcafee.com/blogs/other-blogs/mcafee-labs/additional-analysis-into-the-sunburst-backdoor/
– Keatron’s Infosec Skills courses: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/authors/keatron-evans/
— Follow Keatron on LinkedIn: – Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/keatron/
– Follow Keatron on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsS-2IWyoQDOe5UImFWsIVQ

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