Build Better Defenses
October 29–30, 2017: Training
October 30–November 1, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Amanda Berlin

Amanda Berlin
Senior Security Analyst, NetWorks Group


Amanda Berlin is an information security architect for NetWorks Group, a consulting firm in northern Ohio. Amanda has spent over a decade in technology, providing infrastructure support, triage, and design for a range of clients. Some of her successes include implementing a secure payment card industries (PCI) process and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance and building a comprehensive phishing and awards-based user education program. Amanda is the author of the blue team best practices guide Defensive Security Handbook: Best Practices for Securing Infrastructure (O’Reilly) and a cohost of the Brakeing Down Security podcast. She also writes for several blogs.


9:00am–12:30pm Monday, October 30, 2017
Security usability
Location: Beekman
Amanda Berlin (NetWorks Group)
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Everyone talks about the cyber kill chain, but much of it is misinformation and scare tactics. Amanda Berlin explores the most effective steps you can take to protect your organization from the vast majority of threats with defensive mitigation and monitoring. Read more.
10:45am–11:20am Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Location: MTE (Table 2)
Amanda Berlin (NetWorks Group)
Amanda answers your questions about the intrusion kill chain and how to protect your organization from the vast majority of threats. Read more.