Security orchestration, automation, and response (a.k.a. SOAR) is the cool kid on the block in security right now. Implementing SOAR requires a both a strategic and a tactical approach, in order to avoid pitfalls and ensure ongoing success. The benefits of SOAR are many-fold - such as improving operational efficiency and accuracy, reducing risk, and deriving more value from your current security stack. Considering why, when, and how your organisation should embark on a SOAR initiative requires careful planning. Choosing the right tools and technologies, selecting the right processes, and implementing the right measurements are key to the success of many an initiative, and in the case of SOAR are absolutely vital. During this session you will learn:
The fundamentals of SOAR
How SOAR can help your organisation, in more ways than you might think
Samantha has been happily entrenched in the cybersecurity industry for over 20 years. During this time she has helped hundreds of organizations of all shapes, sizes, and geographies recover and learn from cyberattacks, defined strategy for pioneering security products and technologies, and is a regular speaker at security conferences around the world. In her current regeneration, Sam is part of the security strategy team at Exabeam, where she has responsibility for anything that has “cloud” in the name. She authors articles and blogs for various security publications, has a strong passion for mentoring, and often volunteers at community events, including BSides, The Diana Initiative, and Blue Team Village (DEFCON).