Steph is a detection analyst at ParaFlare, following previous careers in security engineering, software development, statistical analysis, and perpetual procrastination. She loves the intersection of threat hunting and data science, and enjoys engaging techniques from both domains to find pieces of hay in needlestacks.

DIY Threat Hunting Program

I’ve seen countless posts on hunt forums from new practitioners asking how to establish a hunt program, with minimal useful published material floating around to send them in response.

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Using statistical analysis to find beacon communication activity

I’ll cover the types of beacons out there in the wild, a little about some of the c2 frameworks and how beacons are configured and deployed.

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