Monthly Meeting - February 26, 2018

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Presenters: Brad Beltman & Ben Schmitt



This talk takes a look at several red team techniques, then walks through blue team mitigations to each. The goal is to get teams working together more effectively to strengthen security.


Brad Beltman

Brad is a consultant with SecureWorks doing full time web application penetration testing.

He has a masters degree in Information Assurance from Dakota State University. Certifications include OSCP, GWAPT, GPEN, GCIH, GCED, and CISSP. When not on a computer, Brad is usually tormenting his wife, playing with his two kids, or playing guitar.

Ben Schmitt

Ben Schmitt is the VP of Information Security for Dwolla leading the company’s security team and internal IT operations. Prior to this role, Ben held the position of Global Director, IT Security & Compliance at the Danfoss Group responsible for Network and Application security with a focus on ERP systems. Ben started his InfoSec career with TDS Telecom covering ISP and Enterprise security as a Security Architect.


FBL Financial
5400 University Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50266

We are meeting in the Farm Bureau auditorium. Park in visitors parking on the NE corner of the building by the flag pole. The guards inside the main doors where you sign in will direct you.

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