Podcast image

Josh Brower - Playbook for Security Onion | 13

Blueprint • 2021-03-30

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.

Sponsor's Note:

Support for the Blueprint podcast comes from the SANS Institute.

Are you looking for the best in-depth training for your cyber defense team? Look no further than SANS blue team curriculum courses!

Whether you focus on network or host data, Windows or Linux, or even specialize in open source intel, SIEM, SOC, or defensive architecture, the SANS Blue Team curriculum has the course for you. From long-time classics like SEC503 Network Intrusion Detection to the newer SEC530 Defensible Security Architecture and Engineering and SEC487 Open Source Intelligence Gathering - we've got you covered, no matter what your specialty.

With an extensive archive of free webcasts on the SANS site, and free online demos available for most courses, you can easily check out the SANS blue team catalog and see which course is the best fit for you and your team.

Check out the constantly growing list of available courses at sansurl.com/blueteamops
Follow SANS Cyber Defense: Twitter | LinkedIn | YouTube
Follow John Hubbard: Twitter | LinkedIn

Featured Guest Bio:

Josh Brower has been crashing computers since his teens, and now feels fortunate to be doing it professionally. He has spent the last 12 years focusing on InfoSec, particularly network and endpoint detection. He also enjoys teaching around InfoSec issues, especially to non-technical learners - helping them to understand how their actions in the digital world have real-world consequences, as well as how to proactively reduce the risk.

Follow Mark on Twitter (@DefensiveDepth), LinkedIn (/in/joshbrower/), and defensivedepth.com.