Posts tagged UNITED

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#UNITEDSummit 2016: Empowerment

Empowerment. It was the theme for this year's UNITED Summit and each talk, training, intensive and networking break gave attendees the chance to learn about the challenges and opportunities that impact professionals to help drive their security program forward. And that feeling of empowerment was truly felt in the closing keynote from Chris Nickerson [https://twitter.com/indi303], CEO of Lares. Through colorful analogy, Chris explained the difference between and power behind choosing versus dec

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#UNITEDSummit 2016: Day 2 Recap

If you read about how great Day 1 was [/2016/11/03/unitedsummit-2016-day-1-recap], or about the amazing Rapid Fire panel [/2016/11/02/rapid7-rapid-fire-at-united-summit-a-spirited-debate], then it should be no surprise that Day 2 of #UNITEDSummit once again had top-notch speakers, lots of energy and empowerment. Here are the highlights: Customers were brought to a place of wonderment with “Fantastic Threat Intel and Where to Find Them” presented by Rebekah Brown [https://twitter.com/PDXbek] a

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#UNITEDSummit 2016: Day 1 Recap

Day 1 of #UNITEDSummit 2016 was full of energy, valuable information sharing and empowerment – all perfectly aligned with these year's theme. We saw today how our customers are helping to drive innovation while simultaneously safeguarding it from the significant risk that comes with pervasive interconnectivity. In this age of unprecedented digital connection, the need for security professionals is unparalleled and it is our customers who are the heroes of the Innovation Age. During the opening

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Rapid7 Rapid Fire at UNITED Summit: A Spirited Debate

Rapid Fire returned for the third time to the UNITED Security Summit and once again brought together the infosec community to join the spirited debates. With great questions and participation from the audience, the Rapid7 team would like to first thank everyone who attended this evening – from our customers and UNITED attendees, to the Boston infosec community. Our panel this year featured: * Josh Corman @joshcorman [https://twitter.com/joshcorman] (Founder, I am The Cavalry) * David Kenn

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UNITED 2016: Want to share your experience?

Key trends. Expert advice. The latest techniques and technology. UNITED 2016 [https://unitedsummit.org/?CS=blog] is created from the ground up to provide the insight you need to drive your security program forward, faster. This year, we're also hoping you can provide us with the insight we need to make our products and services even better. That's why we're running two UX focus groups on November 1, 2016. We'd love to see you there—after all, your feedback is what keeps our solutions ever-evolvi

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Malware and Advanced Threat Protection: A User-Host-Process Model

[Editor's Note: This is a sneak peek at what Tim will be presenting at UNITED 2016 in November. Learn more and secure your pass at http://www.unitedsummit.org [http://www.unitedsummit.org/?CS=blog]!] In today's big data and data science age, you need to think outside the box when it comes to malware and advanced threat protection. For the Analytic Response team [https://www.rapid7.com/services/] at our 24/7 SOC in Alexandria, VA, we use three levels of user behavior analytics [https://www.rapid

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UNITED Security Summit 2016: The New Research Track

As you no doubt have heard by now, we have some pretty excellent speakers [https://unitedsummit.org/speaker.html] lined up for Rapid7's UNITED Security Summit this November. But did you also know that, for the first time, we're putting together a track dedicated to Rapid7 research? I'm super excited about it; and even if you're looking forward to the Threat Exposure Management and Incident Detection and Response tracks, be sure to save some room in your schedule to see our Research track sessio

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UNITED Keynote Announcement

We are thrilled to announce that security expert Chris Nickerson will be joining General Stan McChrystal [/2016/05/18/general-mcchrystal-to-speak-at-united] as part of the UNITED speaker lineup! Chris Nickerson, CEO of LARES [http://www.lares.com/], has more than 18 years of experience in the security industry, with specific expertise in real-world attack modeling, red team testing, and adversarial simulation. At Lares, Chris leads a team of security professionals who conduct risk assessmen

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Industry Roundtables are Coming Back to UNITED

If exciting speakers [/2016/05/18/general-mcchrystal-to-speak-at-united], interactive deep-dives [/2016/04/15/coming-to-united-sign-up-for-an-intensive], and lively debates [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvwgTkJaENQ] aren't enough, here's yet another reason to register for UNITED 2016… This year we've brought back a conference favorite: industry roundtables! Always popular, these breakout discussions offer a chance for peers within an industry to exchange best practices, share challenges, an

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General Stan McChrystal to Speak at UNITED 2016

The UNITED Security Summit will kick off this year with an opening keynote from four-star General Stan McChrystal, a renowned expert on leadership, vision, and teamwork. Anyone familiar with General McChrystal knows what an amazing, unique experience it is to hear him speak. Just check out his TED talk, “Listen, learn…then lead." [https://www.ted.com/talks/stanley_mcchrystal?language=en] A one-of-a-kind commander and bestselling author, General McChrystal is widely praised for creating a revol

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Coming to UNITED? Sign up for an Intensive!

UNITED 2016 will feature several pre-conference activities. So if you can't spend a full day in one of our training sessions, consider an intensive instead. Just what are these “intensives” you speak of? Intensive sessions are 3 hours long, highly interactive, and come at no additional cost to your UNITED registration. They provide a chance to learn from top security experts as they dig into a specific topic. Class size is capped at a small number, to maximize time with the instructor, and you'

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UNITED 2016: Power Up Your Incident Detection and Response

When you think about fall in New England, the visions that should flow through your head are gorgeous foliage, cool autumn nights... and the evolution of incident detection and response technology. That's right, it's time we start talking about UNITED 2016 [http://unitedsummit.org/], Rapid7's annual user conference held in Boston (this year it's November 1-3). This UNITED, we have a major initiative to help you cut through the industry noise, acronyms, and buzzwords around IDR. That is why this

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Get EMPOWERED at UNITED

Have you been wondering about the theme for UNITED 2016? Well, for those of you who've been on the edge of your seats (and didn't pick up on it from the title of this blog post), the theme of this year's conference is EMPOWERED. Cue thunderous applause! You should probably be as excited as this guy: In all seriousness, while conference themes may not exactly have you waiting with bated breath, at Rapid7 we've put a lot of thought into how attendees can get the most out of UNITED. Our goal is

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It's not too early to start thinking about UNITED!

Our customer conference, UNITED, will be jam-packed with trainings, keynotes, networking events, and breakout sessions designed to help security professionals be more confident in their daily jobs. Registration is open [http://www.unitedsummit.org/]! Sign up by March 31 and you'll qualify for the early bird special. Not sure whether UNITED is for you? Don't take our word for it – here's what some of our customers have to say: UNITED 2016 will take place in Boston and run October 31 to Novembe