for a Boss of the SOC (BOTS), a blue-team capture the flag-esque competition. As a contestant, you will explore and investigate realistic event data in Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise Security.
During the event, you'll practice your security skills with a team of other government and education employees, and Splunk resources and have a friendly competition against peers for prizes and bragging rights. For those that are still learning security investigation techniques in Splunk, do not worry, plenty of assistance will be on hand from Splunk experts facilitating the workshop as well as the more experienced users in the room which may be part of your team. Participants will gain a perspective of a variety of security situations, have existing skills refined, and learn new skills related to security incident investigation and prevention.Note:
Contestants are encouraged to sign up in teams of up to four for the best chance to become the Boss of the SOC!
- General security experience
- Registration is required, no walk-ins due to space limitation
- Please register with an email that you will be able to access day of event
- Laptops will not be provided, you must bring a laptop computer equipped with Wi-Fi and running a modern web browser like Chrome (preferred), Firefox, or Safari. The day's events (both morning and afternoon) are highly dependent on access to the Internet. Though not required, it's never a bad idea to have the ability to tether your laptop to the Internet via your phone or other wireless device should some unforeseen problem with the event Wi-Fi come up