Humanizing Security Operations – Allie Mellen – ESW #239

August 18, 2021

The security industry spends a lot of time talking about the tools of the SOC, especially around making the SOC more ‘autonomous’. But is this really what we need?

Allie is also presenting “How to effectively manage XDR” at Maintaining Endpoint Security: New opportunities and new risks (SC Media Virtual Event) on August 24, 2021. Register Now: https://www.scmagazine.com/virtual-conference/maintaining-endpoint-security-new-opportunities-and-new-risks

Segment Resources:
https://go.forrester.com/blogs/stop-trying-to-take-humans-out-of-security-operations/ https://go.forrester.com/blogs/ransomware-survive-by-outrunning-the-guy-next-to-you/ https://go.forrester.com/blogs/xdr-faq-frequently-asked-questions-on-extended-detection-and-response/ https://go.forrester.com/blogs/top-5-lies-security-vendors-tell-about-the-siem/ Visit https://www.securityweekly.com/esw for all the latest episodes!

Full Episode Show Notes

Humanizing Security Operations

Guests

Allie Mellen

Allie Mellen - Industry Analyst at Forrester Research

@hackerxbella

Allie supports security and risk professionals, covering security infrastructure and operations to assist clients in building and maturing their threat detection and response strategies. Her coverage includes the people, processes, and tools of the security operations center.

Hosts

Adrian Sanabria

Adrian Sanabria - Senior Research Engineer at CyberRisk Alliance

@sawaba

Adrian is an outspoken researcher that doesn't shy away from uncomfortable truths. He loves to write about the security industry, tell stories, and still sees the glass as half full.

Paul Asadoorian

Paul Asadoorian - Founder at Security Weekly

@securityweekly

Paul Asadoorian is the founder of Security Weekly, which was acquired by CyberRisk Alliance. Paul spent time “in the trenches” implementing security programs for a lottery company and then a large university. Paul is offensive, having spent several years as a penetration tester. As Product Evangelist for Tenable Network Security, Paul built a library of materials on the topic of vulnerability management. When not hacking together embedded systems (or just plain hacking them) or coding silly projects in Python, Paul can be found researching his next set of headphones.

Tyler Shields

Tyler Shields - CMO at JupiterOne

@txs

Tyler advises, guides, and operates high tech startups primarily in the B2B security space. He is a former market analyst, engineer, product manager, marketing leader, and partnership manager. In other words, Tyler builds and grows businesses - in all aspects. He's a board advisor, angel investor, and board member at multiple firms and an investment advisor for a venture debt business. He loves to play guitar and poker in his free time.

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