2024 Security Planning, Better Tabletop Exercises – Merritt Maxim, Ryan Fried – ESW #332
Merritt leads a team of analysts who provide research and advisory services that address the needs of security and risk professionals. His team focuses on identity and access management (IAM), endpoint security, threat intelligence, and vulnerability management strategies and technologies.
Previously, Merritt was a principal analyst on the security and risk team, focusing on IAM best practices and technologies as well as physical security and internet-of-things (IoT) security. He continues to help clients address their IAM and physical security needs, map out customer requirements and strategies, and navigate the IAM technology and services landscape.
Ryan has 10+ years of experience in IT security ranging from compliance, analyst engineer, CISO and consultant. He also has taught cyber security at the community college level for the last 8 years. Ryan has most recently been leading initiatives such as SOAR, purple teaming, network segmentation, devsecops and cloud security posture management.