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The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

The Center for Education and Research in
Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)

Kevin Brennan - FBI

Students: Fall 2021, unless noted otherwise, sessions will be virtual on Zoom.

Cyber Threats and the Cyber Kill Chain

Sep 11, 2013

Abstract

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.


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