Anatomy of a BotNet, and how to survive it. A review of the Mirai BotNet

Brandon Marlow

How can you prepare to defend yourself from being DDoS’d by some of the largest and most sophisticated botnets on the planet? This talk walks through that process, by using the Mirai botnet as a case study: from preparation, to code evaluation, to mitigation design.

Speakers Bio: Brandon Marlow is a Senior Systems Engineer with A10 Networks, specializing in Layer 3-7 networking with emphasis on Application Delivery, DDoS, Carrier Grade NAT, and SSL Inspection. Over the past decade, Brandon has been building and securing networks at scale for various companies in the Pacific NorthWest.