Speakers: Daniel Griggs
Level: Advanced, Lecture
Excerpt: Use principals of OS hardening, change detection, and continuous monitoring to detect malicious activity on your machine and build defensible OS X systems. This is the advanced lecture with more technical information.
Description: We will cover how attackers gain access, persist, and escalate privileges on OS X machines as well as how to layer defenses on each and every endpoint to help protect against these types of attacks. I will provide advanced examples of detection techniques, how to approach continuous monitoring as a security posture, and where to go from here to learn more.
About the speakers
Daniel Griggs – Founding Partner / CEO – cmdSecurity
Daniel Griggs is the CEO and founding partner at cmdSecurity, an IT firm in the DC area specializing in Apple device security and management at scale. Before starting cmdSecurity Dan worked with various government agencies including working on the STIG, the security guidance for the Department of Defense. Dan created and maintains cmdSecurity’s Apple device security and management platform as well as continues to advise on multiple security standards.