Announcing the 2017 Inductees to the Phantom Community Hall of Fame

All in all, 2017 was a great year for Phantom; We launched Phantom 3.0, saw our Phantom Apps count exceed 200, and our community playbook library expanded by five times! We also observed explosive growth in our Phantom community, in total size and in the number of active contributors. These contributors brought so many valuable assets to … Continue reading Announcing the 2017 Inductees to the Phantom Community Hall of Fame

Phantom, Empire, and the DeathStar

DerbyCon is by far my favorite security conference each year. The quality of the talks, the amazing variety of challenges (a/k/a villages) to try your hand at, and the family-friendly community atmosphere all combine to form a very special event. Upon arrival at last year’s iteration of DerbyCon, I scanned the program for interesting talks that I wanted to attend live. Working for Phantom, and being a believer in the value of automation for security operations, I was immediately intrigued by a session title that claimed the author almost automated himself out of a job.

Announcing the Phantom Community Contributor of the Month for December 2017

We would like to congratulate Surath de Mel with Optiv  as the Phantom Community Contributor of the Month for December 2017.  Surath has been active within the Phantom Community in many different ways: High-quality platform feature requests Active community Slack participation Company-related insights and feedback Phantom SOC Conference hackathon participation Community participation is one thing that makes … Continue reading Announcing the Phantom Community Contributor of the Month for December 2017

Getting Started with Security Automation and Orchestration

Introduction By many accounts, Security Automation and Orchestration (SA&O) has been a hot topic among Information Security (InfoSec) professionals since 2016. With all that interest comes operations teams trying to figure out how to get started with the technology. It seems fitting as 2018 gets underway, then, that we offer up some advice for taking your first steps toward leveraging automation and orchestration in your practice.

Why I’m Investing the Next Phase of my Career in Security Automation, Orchestration, and Response

Rich Bowen recently joined Phantom as our Vice President of Engineering. We asked Rich to provide his thoughts on the industry and what led him to join the Phantom team. I’ve been a security guy for over 10 years now, first cutting my teeth at security vendor Fortify. Fortify is a static analysis tool used … Continue reading Why I’m Investing the Next Phase of my Career in Security Automation, Orchestration, and Response

Announcing the Phantom Community Contributor of the Month for November 2017

We would like to congratulate Irek Romaniuk  with Commonwealth Financial Network  as the Phantom Community Contributor of the Month for November 2017. Irek published a Phantom App for InfluxDB back to the community for all members to benefit from. Thanks, Irek! Community participation is one thing that makes the Phantom Community strong and useful.  We encourage … Continue reading Announcing the Phantom Community Contributor of the Month for November 2017