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Blueprint - Anton Chuvakin: The Current State and Future of Security Operations | 16

Blueprint • 2021-04-20

In today's episode, John is joined by Anton Chuvakin to discuss current and future security operations technology, which tools are the most important and which are becoming less important over time, the rules of automation in the SOC and how Anton would setup a modern Security Operations Center for a Cloud native organization.

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Featured Guest Bio:

Dr. Anton Chuvakin is a recognized security expert in the field of log management, SIEM and PCI DSS compliance. He is now involved with security solution strategy at Google Cloud, where he arrived via Chronicle Security (an Alphabet company) acquisition in July 2019.

He is an author of books "Security Warrior", "Logging and Log Management: The Authoritative Guide to Understanding the Concepts Surrounding Logging and Log Management" and ""PCI Compliance, Third Edition: Understand and Implement Effective PCI Data Security Standard Compliance"" (book website) and a contributor to "Know Your Enemy II", "Information Security Management Handbook" and other books.

Anton has published dozens of papers on log management, SIEM, correlation, security data analysis, PCI DSS, security management. His blog "Security Warrior" was one of the most popular in the industry. In addition, Anton teaches classes and presents at many security conferences across the world; he addressed audiences in United States, UK, Australia, Singapore, Spain, Russia and other countries. He works on emerging security standards and serves on advisory boards of several security start-ups.

More About Anton

Follow Anton Chuvakin on Twitter (@anton_chuvakin), LinkedIn (/in/chuvakin/), and Medium.