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Gain a competitive edge, while you’re still in school

From DDoS attacks to mitigation and network optimization, NANOG U presents a day of talks and hands-on workshops by some of the top minds in our community on the most current developments and challenges in network engineering, operations, and architecture.


9am - 4pm

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

201 N Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

Siebel Center — Room 1404

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  • 9:00 Introduction (John Bambenek and Edward McNair, NANOG)
  • 9:25 Hunting Criminals Using Network Indicators and OSINT (Jason Lancaster, SpyGlass)
  • Break
  • 10:30 The role of regulators in securing critical infrastructure (Dominic Saebeler, Director of Cybersecurity and Risk Management for the Illinois Commerce Commission)
  • 11:00 Information Security Panel
  • Break
  • 12:00 How to get into tech? (Kat Ronay, Microsoft)
  • 12:30 Panel: Careers in network engineering and security
  • Lunch is provided by NANOG
  • 14:05 Afternoon Introduction (Edward McNair, NANOG)
  • 14:15 DNS (Eddy Winstead, ISC)
  • 15:00 DNS Security (John Bambenek, ThreatStop)
  • Break
  • 16:00 ARIN 101 and other Internet governing bodies (Leslie Noble, ARIN)
  • 16:45 DDoS Mitigation Tutorial (Krassimir Tzvetanov)
  • Break
  • 17:35 Firetalks and Open Mic
  • 17:55 Closing Remarks
  • 18:00 Social Hour