Physical security, Data security

The Role of Automation in Pen Testing – Bob Erdman – ESW #269

With cybersecurity attacks continually on the rise, security teams are under more pressure than ever. It’s imperative to use your pen testing resources wisely, leveraging automation capabilities where it makes sense to save time and help conduct more impactful engagements. During this interview, Bob Erdman will discuss how to find the right balance between the reliability and efficiency of pen testing automation with the astuteness and logic of human intervention.

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The Truth About Pen Testing Automation -

Core Impact Rapid Pen Tests -

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Bob Erdman
Bob Erdman
Director of Development at HelpSystems

Bob Erdman is the Director of Development for a number of HelpSystems’ cybersecurity solutions, having worked closely with the Core Security, Cobalt Strike, Digital Defense and Beyond Security products. With more than 25 years of experience in information technology, he has worked with global customers across the government, healthcare, financial, and military industries to help implement mission-critical technology. Bob is also a veteran of the United States Army National Guard and a current member of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation’s InfraGard Cyber Health Working Group.


Adrian Sanabria
Adrian Sanabria
Director of Product Management at Tenchi Security
Katie Teitler
Katie Teitler
Senior Security Strategist at Axonius
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