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Cyber Threats and the Cyber Kill Chain

Kevin Brennan - FBI

Sep 11, 2013


An overview of the types of computer intrusion activity currently investigated by the FBI, followed by an introduction to the cyber kill chain concept. The cyber kill chain will then be applied to a hypothetical government sponsored intrusion, followed by an examination of the defense mechanisms available for use by network defenders to detect, deny, or disrupt these intrusions.

About the Speaker

Special Agent Kevin Brennan joined the FBI in 2007 and has spent his entire career investigating computer intrusions and other internet activity with a nexus to national security. Prior to joining the FBI, SA Brennan received a BS in Computer Science from the University of Notre Dame and worked for IBM for five years. SA Brennan is a cyber instructor for the FBI and is currently pursuing a Masters in Information Technology specializing in Information Security and Assurance from Carnegie Mellon University.

Unless otherwise noted, the security seminar is held on Wednesdays at 4:30P.M. STEW G52 (Suite 050B), West Lafayette Campus. More information...


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