Core SA&O Platform Capability: Metrics & Reporting

This article is a part of a series describing the essential criteria of a Security Automation and Orchestration platform. Two key benefits from your automation efforts should include increased productivity and increased quality. Metrics that demonstrate these increases are critical to measuring the overall effectiveness of a Security Automation and Orchestration (SA&O) platform. Metrics also … Continue reading Core SA&O Platform Capability: Metrics & Reporting

How Must SAO Solutions Evolve to Gain Widespread Adoption?

To coincide with an upcoming webinar, we recently presented guest Forrester Senior Analyst Joseph Blankenship with a series of questions about the current and predicted future state of Security Automation and Orchestration (SAO).  Below are his responses to our questions and the Forrester view on the market. How does SAO help security teams? Security teams … Continue reading How Must SAO Solutions Evolve to Gain Widespread Adoption?

Phantom Announces Inaugural Security Automation & Orchestration User Conference

Join Phantom Customers, Partners & Community Members in Washington DC on September 21 & 22 for a two-day conference focused on Security Automation & Orchestration! The Phantom SOC (Security Orchestration Conference) brings together active members of the Phantom Community including users, partners, and developers to showcase their technical and operations skills with hands-on workshops and … Continue reading Phantom Announces Inaugural Security Automation & Orchestration User Conference

App Framework: Core SA&O Platform Capability

This article is a part of a series describing the essential criteria of a Security Automation and Orchestration platform. The App Framework of a Security Automation and Orchestration (SA&O) platform provides the interface for new App integrations. These integrations connect the platform to any of the thousands of point security products available today. Most SA&O … Continue reading App Framework: Core SA&O Platform Capability

Automation Editor: Core SA&O Platform Capability

This article is a part of a series describing the essential criteria of a Security Automation and Orchestration platform. The automation editor of a Security Automation and Orchestration (SA&O) platform is where an analyst or manager codifies their processes into automation playbooks. The predecessor to a visual automation editor is the basic source code editor. … Continue reading Automation Editor: Core SA&O Platform Capability

Reduce Your Risk Exposure With SA&O

One of the key benefits of a Security Automation and Orchestration (SA&O) platform is its ability to strengthen your defenses and in turn reduce your organization’s security risk exposure. With new sources of risk constantly being added to the surface of your environment, leveraging SA&O allows you to reduce that risk in a number of powerful ways. This reduction in risk can be attributed to several factors including: Capacity, Speed, and Consistency.