Threat Hunting with Tim Garcia

Monday August 3rd, 2020 / 6:30 PM (PST)

WHO: Southwest CyberSec Forum

WHEN: 1st Monday of each month 6:30 PM (MST)

WHERE: Virtual Zoom Meeting : Details forthcoming as event nears.

WHY: To stay current with new cyber threats, explore new security technologies, and network with your peers.

FREE: No membership fees, no RSVP’s

[6:30-6:35 PM]


  • Announcements and Updates (~5 min)

[6:35-6:50 PM]

Cyber Security Community updates

  • Cyber threat update with Erik Graham (~15 min)

[6:50-7:05 PM]

Sponsor Segment

  • Short presentation by our sponsor (~15 min)

[7:05-7:50 PM]

Threat Hunting

Tim Garcia - Instructor, SANS Institute


SANS Instructor, Tim Garcia will be presenting on the broad topic of Threat hunting.  So you have purchased manageable assets, deployed agents and configured logging on everything you can think of, including your local and cloud workloads and bringing it all into your central data lake / SIEM.  What questions should you be asking it?  How do you make sense of it and where do you even start?  Tim, a cyber security veteran, will provide a the strategic direction combined tactical knowledge of how to approach the general topic of threat hunting in modern corporate environments.


Timothy Garcia is a seasoned security professional who loves the challenge and continuously changing landscape of defense. Tim started his career as an engineer in IT and after working on a few security incidents related to Code Red and Nimda; he realized he had found his calling. Tim currently works as an Information Security Engineer for a Fortune 100 financial institution where he provides security consulting to project teams to ensure security of IT operations and compliance with policies and regulations.

[7:50-8:40 PM]


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