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Blueprint Episode List

Tanya Janca - AppSec, DevOps and DevSecOps | 14

What is AppSec, DevOps and DevSecOps? In this episode we discuss why defenders should know more about these terms and what the consequences are of ignoring these new and critical fields.

Josh Brower - Playbook for Security Onion | 13

Driving consistency and maintaining a high standard for alert response is a problem all SOCs must face, but how? In this episode, Josh Brower describes his efforts to combine automated detection signature deployment and use case database management into a single, easy to use app for Security Onion. Whether you use Security Onion or not, this episode dives into the design principles and workflow Josh used when designing the new open-source Playbook app and there’s something to learn from it for everyone on the Blue Team.

Ryan Chapman - The Blue Teamer's Blueprint for Malware Triage | 12

Even if you're not a malware analyst, any blue teamer should be able to do some initial basic malware sample triage. The good news is that this is quite easy to do using freely available tools once you know what is available. Join John in this conversation with Ryan Chapman as they discuss how to reverse engineer malware and why you might want to do so.

Jon Hencinski - SOC Metrics: Measuring Success and Preventing Burnout | 11

Looking for a new way to approach the difficult problem of measuring and improving your SOC? Check out this episode to hear how to use methods pioneered in the manufacturing and reliability industry to help wrap your head around, and solve this complex issue. You don't want to miss this episode with Jon Hencinski, Director of Operations at Expel who covers all of this and more.

A Machine Learning Primer for the Blue Team | 10

Austin Taylor discusses the promise and reality of cyber security-centric data science, and how you can use machine learning for solving practical security problems.

Empowering Security Researchers Around the World! | 09

Roberto Rodriguez explains the awesome projects and initiatives he is working on to help blue teams perform advanced data collection, analysis, and threat hunting.

Locking Down and Monitoring Cloud Infrastructure | 08

Cloud expert Kyle Dickinson discusses common cloud infrastructure attacks, and how you can detect and prevent them before they happen to your organization.

Passwordless - Can it be done? | 07

Mark and Libby share the new technologies in use at Microsoft to dramatically decrease the need for the use of passwords in the enterprise.

Training Yourself in a Quarantined World | 06

Dave and Ryan speak with John about resources for training yourself, and the challenges of setting up a large-scale cyber lab to simulate an advanced attack for their Splunk Boss of the SOC competition.

Understanding and Applying Threat Intelligence | 05

Katie Nickels talks about what threat intelligence is, where to get it, what you should expect from it, and how the SOC should be using it.

Privacy Laws: The Future Driver of Cyber Security | 04

Mary Chaney shares what types of cyber laws we should be concerned about. She discusses her thoughts on privacy laws and how that will drive cyber security, and what she's doing to get more diverse representation in the industry at all levels.

Creativity and Choices: Talking about Thinking | 03

Chris Sanders and Stef Rand discuss qualitative research they conducted on how to use divergent or convergent thinking for improving the quality of your analysis.

Shock to the System: Re-Evaluating Your Security Operations | 02

In our very first guest interview with Mark Orlando, John asks Mark questions to help us re-evaluate our security operations.

The Art of Blue Teaming | 01

Hear host John Hubbard share info on his background, his inspiration and goals for this podcast and his insights on "The Art of Blue Teaming".

Introducing Blueprint

Blueprint brings you the latest in cyber defense and security operations from top blue team leaders. Blueprint is brought to you by the SANS Institute and is hosted by SANS Certified Instructor John Hubbard.