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Joe Lykowski: Building a Transparent, Data-Driven SOC | 36

Blueprint • 2022-09-06

In this episode we speak with Joe Lykowski - Cyber Defense Lead at a major manufacturing company on what it takes to build a mature, transparent, and effective SOC. Joe brings years of experience to the table in running a large organization’s security team and in this interview he draws out some of his favorite tips, strategies and more on metrics, building the right team, and what to prioritize as you build up a SOC for an org of any size.

Our Guest - Joe Lykowski

A graduate of Western Michigan University, Joe has 19 years of professional IT experience ranging from academia, industrial control systems and manufacturing IT, mobile device service management, telepresence services, endpoint protection, and cyber security operations. His current role focused on leading a global team of cyber defenders with the core goal of protecting Dow from the growing cybersecurity threats.

Follow Joe on Twitter: @JosephLykowski

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