Exploit kits are multi vector attack methods that can be anywhere on the Internet waiting to attack an unpatched, unsuspecting browser. Joel Esler, Sr. Research Engineer for Sourcefire will discuss latest findings regarding tracking, working with, and preventing these Exploit Kits from entering your network.
About Joel Esler
Joel Esler is the Sr. Research Engineer for Sourcefire’s Vulnerability Research Team (VRT) and the OpenSource Community Manager at Sourcefire. Joel joined Sourcefire in 2005 after eight years of government employment as a Senior Security Consultant. Joel was a member of Sourcefire’s Professional Services team for six years, and in 2011, joined Sourcefire’s Vulnerability Research Team (VRT) responsible for the detection produced for Snort, ClamAV, and the Razorback Projects. In Joel’s role as the OpenSource Community Manager, he is responsible for the community aspects of the Snort, ClamAV, Razorback and Daemonlogger projects. Joel travels the world performing public speaking engagements, teaching others about OpenSource and Sourcefire’s contributions and commitment in the area.