A Day in the Life of a Phantom Security Solutions Architect

I recently sat down with Frank Scholl, a Phantom Security Solutions Architect. I wanted to find out more about what a Security Solutions Architect does on a day-to-day basis and how this role enables Phantom customers to be successful with their Security Automation and Orchestration (SA&O) efforts. Frank, describe your role here at Phantom. What … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Phantom Security Solutions Architect

$90 Billion on Cyber Security and it’s not Enough?

It’s the security circle of life. New threats breed new security technologies and services. Security budgets continue to outpace the prior year’s. Gartner research estimates security spending will exceed $90 Billion in 2017. Expenditures have never been greater, and the rate of growth isn’t slowing down. Despite devoting more of our resources – both technology … Continue reading $90 Billion on Cyber Security and it’s not Enough?

Playbook: Escalate Whaling and Other Attacks Targeting Executives

Whaling is a specific kind of spear phishing attack that's targeted at your organization's high-profile business executives, top leaders, and other roles that have access to highly-sensitive information. The goal of this type of attack is to deceive a high-value target into divulging confidential company information. The attacker will usually attempt to obtain passwords, which they can then use to gain access to more information.

Tech Session: Hear From a Community App Developer

In Security Automation & Orchestration (SA&O), connectors to different technologies that already exist in customer environments are critical to the success of a SA&O platform deployment. When talking to customers and partners, I often find myself saying, “An orchestration platform is useless if it doesn’t orchestrate across all necessary technologies.” That is why connectors are … Continue reading Tech Session: Hear From a Community App Developer

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

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