Training OpportunitiES

SPLUNK: Boss of the SOC WORKshop

Where: Bow Valley College, Room S2041 (South Campus)

When: Wednesday, April 29 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Cost: Free

Availability: 40 Seats


Boss of the SOC (BOTS) is a Capture-the-Flag (CTF) style workshop where contestants play the part of a SOC analyst to solve a series of realistic security challenges. Participants will use Splunk Search, Enterprise Security, ESCU, UBA and Phantom to answers these questions as quickly and accurately as possible. It exposes customers to a wide variety of data sources, premium products, and splunk experts while in an exciting competitive environment.

Here’s what the attendees can expect:

BOTS allows participants to investigation realistic APT hackers in Splunk data. Customers can explore data from Windows Endpoints, AWS security logs, Microsoft Cloud Logs (Azure Authentication and Office365), Linux, Cisco NVM, Stream wire data, and more. Not only can they use Splunk Search, but they will also need to use our premium products like UBA, ES, ESCU, and Phantom.

Food and Drinks Provided.


Must be an attendee or volunteer of BSides Calgary 2020. Proof of registration required for entry.

Participants will need:

  • A working knowledge of basic Splunk search functionality and/or;

  • Some general security experience

  • Laptop running Chrome browser (tablets will not work)