While Security Automation & Orchestration platforms are certainly equipped to handle complex use cases, it’s not the only way to automate. Simple tasks often thought of as daily annoyances are also perfect for automation; “utility playbooks” as one user coined them. These small playbooks pack a powerful punch.
Though we’re easily enamored with new technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning, do they actually help us solve real problems in the SOC like reducing Mean Time to Resolution (MTTR)? Read a security-related press release or been to an event recently? You’ve no doubt been wondering how you managed to do your job all … Continue reading AI, ML – is it all just BS?
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Automation has become so relevant to the mainstream; in our cars, our homes, and even our music. Allow me to digress a bit. The DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) is a mainstay in modern music production. In short, it’s HW or SW that musicians use to record, edit, and produce audio. If you’ve used tools like GarageBand, then you’ve experienced music production capabilities like that of a DAW.
I’ve been involved in information technology and the information security space for over twenty years and have seen an industry that’s been constantly trying to solve common IT security threats with a plethora of software and hardware tools. In the early days, antivirus appeared to be the right solution to the problem. As the sophistication of attacks … Continue reading My Journey to Security Automation & Orchestration
SecureWorld Boston is coming up next week (March 22-23) and I’ve just finished reviewing the agenda for sessions that I would like to attend. When looking at the topics through the lens of automation and orchestration, I always notice so many relevant options—more sessions than I’ll likely have time to attend. Talks like Designing and … Continue reading Automate Anything?
TED Talks have been the inspiration for several posts. There is likely a correlation between the time spent on airplanes and TED Talk references on the blog. In his talk titled, “How AI can bring on a second Industrial Revolution,” Kevin Kelly introduces several concepts germane to security automation. One claim Kevin made that really … Continue reading Your future salary might depend on how well you work with machines