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Expose' of Threat Groups

Lessons Learned on How to Combat the Threat

Join the Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat (CTU) Special Operations team to dig deeper into the threat groups responsible for recent, targeted intrusions. Their experience of engaging with the threat actors allows for a unique opportunity to gather intelligence from the front line. CTU Researchers will share observations on the actors and their tradecraft. Even more importantly, they will share practical guidance on specific steps your organization can take to combat similar threats.

Key Takeaways from this Webcast Include:

1 - Tradecraft used by some of the most notorious threat actor groups
2 - How to use threat intelligence to aid in the mitigation of future incidents
3 - Practical guidance on steps your organization can take to combat similar threats
Recorded Jul 16 2014 60 mins
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Aaron Shelmire and Phil Burdette, Sr Researchers with the Counter Threat Unit Special Ops Team
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