Remote access, Leadership, Blue Team

A “Great Equalizer”, Until It Isn’t: Regional Security in a Global Pandemic – Allie Mellen – RSA21 #1

May 17, 2021

In security, regions can impact available technical capabilities, manpower, and other resources. This has been felt more than ever in African countries given the dramatic shift to remote work during the pandemic. Allie’s talk with Kerissa Varma dissects and compares regional responses to COVID from security teams in 17 different countries in Africa, North America, Asia, and the Middle East.

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A "Great Equalizer", Until It Isn't: Regional Security in a Global Pandemic


Allie Mellen

Allie Mellen - Industry Analyst at Forrester Research


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.


Adrian Sanabria

Adrian Sanabria - Senior Research Engineer at CyberRisk Alliance


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.

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