The Managed Detection and Response (MDR) market is heating up as lean security teams lacking the human and financial resources of larger organizations clamor for tools to uncover and stop cyber intrusions more quickly. They understand that when a bad actor penetrates their organization, every second counts. Many have learned this lesson the hard way. This cybercast explores some of the more notorious breaches to make headlines in recent months, where MDR would have made the difference -- and how to use it to bolster incident response in the future.
Practice Advisor - Detection & Response
Jeffrey Gardner is Rapid7’s Detection & Response Practice Advisor. Jeffrey has over 20 years of experience in the industry as an analyst up through CISO in the tech, healthcare, manufacturing, e-commerce, government and military verticals (among others). In addition to holding a library’s worth of C & G certs (CISSP, CISM, CRISC, GDAT, GPEN, GCIH, etc.) and being an offensive security aficionado he is also a veteran, tattoo artist, avid gamer, comic book nerd, lover of all bad horror movies, and host of cybersecurity podcast "The Lost Bots".
Principal Artificial Intelligence Researcher
Erick Galinkin is a hacker and computer scientist working as principal researcher in Rapid7's Office of the CTO. Presently, Erick leads R&D suporting Rapid7's Managed Detection and Response service. An alumnus of Johns Hopkins University, he has published many academic papers and given talks on security decision theory and artificial intelligence applications for security at conferences from AAAI and GameSec to DEF CON's AI Village. He has spent his entire life in different parts of information security, ranging from threat intelligence and malware analysis to cloud security and security architecture.
Bill Brenner is VP of Content Strategy at CyberRisk Alliance -- an InfoSec content strategist, researcher, director, tech writer, blogger and community builder. He was formerly director of research at IANS, senior writer/content strategist at Sophos, senior tech writer for Akamai Technology's Security Intelligence Research Team (Akamai SIRT), managing editor for CSOonline.com and senior writer for SearchSecurity.com.