RoboHacks: Introduction to Threat Hunting Using Elastic Security

Localhost: Introduction to Threat Hunting Using Elastic Security

Friday August 6, 2021
5:00PM to 7:00PM EST
Event is hosted online

Event Description

Welcome to MLH Localhost

Localhost is a great way to build your tech skills and hang out with the hacker community. If you'd like to attend the workshop all you need to do is register on this page and check the page again an hour before the event begins. You'll find the link to the Zoom as well as a bunch of resources for the workshop!

During this workshop you’ll teach participants the basics of investigating security incidents, using Elastic Security as your guide. The workshop takes participants through a fun capture-the-flag style competition while teaching the basics of security and using Elastic’s popular online Security Event & Information Management (SEIM) platform.

Requirements / Prerequisites

Participants will be required to have a computer that can connect to the Internet and meet the system requirements below.

System Requirements:

  • Ability to download files and use a command line (Terminal, PowerShell)

Basic understanding of how web apps work and how to use command line tools will be helpful but are not required.

Who can attend?

Locations have different requirements for who can attend. This location is open to the following:


First 30 Mins: Introductions and Icebreakers
1.5 Hrs: Instruction
Last 30 Mins: Wrap up

Links & Resources

Participant Slides - Elastic Security

These are the slides from the workshop. They are available on the registration page after you check in to the event.

Unlocked when checked in.

Hosted by

Emily Akers and Ethan Jaffee

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