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On Demand Training
On Demand Training

April Showers and SOC Powers

Indicators Over Cocktails

Join guest Tim Helming for Indicators Over Cocktails – anti-phishing edition. In this installment, we’ll shake up some cocktails and mocktails and learn how to bolster defenses against future attacks, by quickly identifying infrastructure being prepared for future use. In this session, Tim will demonstrate: 

  • How adversaries prepare the infrastructure they plan to use against us
  • How to use Iris Detect to build better situational awareness around adversary assets in the preparation phase
  • How to monitor—and stay ahead of—campaigns as they evolve

Mocktail of the Month: Virgin Grapefruit Mojito


  • 1/4 ruby or pink grapefruit, cut into small chunks and seeds removed
  • 2 tbs. agave syrup or honey
  • 12 fresh mint leaves, roughly torn
  • 1/2 cup pink grapefruit soda or flavored mineral water, plus more as needed
  • Mint sprigs, for garnish


  • Put the grapefruit pieces, agave and mint in a cocktail shaker.
  • Using a muddler, smash the fruit until the juice is released.
  • Add one cup small ice cubes to the shaker with the half cup soda; attach the lid and shake furiously until combined.
  • Divide between two rocks glasses, add more ice if desired, and top off with additional soda.
  • Stir, garnish with mint sprigs and serve.

Cocktail of the Month: April Showers



  • 3 ounces (88 ml) gin
  • 1 ounce fresh (30 ml) lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 6 ounces (180 ml) ruby red grapefruit juice
  • Edible flowers for garnish, optional


  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin, lemon juice, agave nectar and grapefruit juice, shake vigorously for 10 seconds.
  • Pour into a coupe or martini glass.
  • Garnish with edible flowers (optional).