CypherCon 2022

Defense on a Budget — Free TTPs for the Blue Team

Robert Wagner


Most organizations don’t have enough budget to buy every tool nor hire every person they need. They also don’t realize there are plenty of free tools, tactics and procedures available to the Blue Team. Here’s a collection of tips and tricks learned from security professionals around the world about what you can do today to level up your People, Processes, and Technology — at little to no cost. You’ll walk away with actionable tips to fill your security gaps and help reduce your attack surface.

Robert Wagner

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Robert Wagner is a highly respected security advisor and strategist. With almost 20 years of blue team experience, he has helped organizations around the globe improve their security programs while aligning with business priorities. He is a co-founder of the not-for-profit organization Hak4Kidz, serves on the board of the Chicago ISSA chapter, and regularly volunteers for various Bsides and other hacker cons.