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Vendor: Analyst Program


The SANS Analyst Program produces leading analyst reports on emerging and mission critical topics. These reports are developed by SANS instructors and subject matter experts with their own followings in the SANS community. Sponsors can help drive topic awareness to a qualified audience of decision makers and influencers who are seeking objective data to help their organizations invest resources in successful IT security operations.


The SANS Analyst Program develops state-of-the-art reports on cutting-edge technology topics including:

  • Security by Design
  • Cloud & DevOps
  • Access and Identity Management
  • IoT/ICS Security
  • Analytics & Intelligence
  • Threat Hunting & IR
  • SOC Trends
  • Measuring Risk
Industry-specific papers are developed in the areas of:


  • Health Care
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Industrial IT

Spotlight Analyst Project

SANS DevOps Survey: Sneak Peak

See Frank Kim describe preliminary results of the Secure DevOps survey at the SANS Secure DevOps Summit & Information Security Training. In the video Frank Kim discusses the latest survey of industry practitioners and examines how the security and risk management leaders approach the collaborative, agile nature of DevOps.

Cloud services offer many benefits but open new security challenges. How ready is your enterprise to leverage cloud services and how can you better prepare to ensure security? This quick assessment will help you understand and rate key areas of readiness and offer you additional resources. | https://www.sans.org/cloud-readiness

Upcoming Analyst Papers

Paper
Publication Date
Associated SANS Event
Author(s)
Status
Sponsorship Info
Unlocking the Value of CTI Survey
This survey will examine the current state of threat intelligence, the problems that security professionals are dealing with, and what the future holds for the CTI community.
Feb-2019
Cyber Threat Intelligence Summit & Training
Robert M. Lee & Rebekah Brown
Seeking Sponsors
Unlocking the Value of CTI Survey
Automation & Integration Survey
This new survey attemps to define what automation and integration truly mean, what (and how) organizations are integrationg and automating, and what they'd like to improve.
Mar-2019
Barb Filkins & Matt Bromiley (Advisor)
Seeking Sponsors
Automation & Integration Survey
The 2019 SANS Top New Attacks and Threat Report
In this report, SANS John Pescatore will provide deeper insight into the threats highlighted during the SANS keynote panel discussion at the 2019 RSA Conference. Featuring SANS Ed Skoudis and Johannes Ullrich.
Apr-2019
SANS 2019
John Pescatore
Seeking Sponsors
The 2019 SANS Top New Attacks and Threat Report
Managing Vulnerabilities Across Attack Surfaces Survey
This survey will examine whether organizations are managing vulnerabilities across their endpoints, apps, workloads in the cloud - even business partners -and if so, how?
Apr-2019
Blue Team Summit & Training
Andrew Laman and David Hoelzer (Advisor)
Seeking Sponsors
Managing Vulnerabilities Across Attack Surfaces Survey
The State of Cloud Security Survey
This survey will look into best practices for using cloud-based technologies and enhancing your security game to accommodate them.
May-2019
Cloud Security Summit & Training
Dave Shackleford
Seeking Sponsors
The State of Cloud Security Survey
State of OT/ICS Cybersecurity Survey
This survey will focus on assessing the current state of known and perceived cybersecurity risks and threats.
Jun-2019
SANSFIRE 2019
Doug Wylie, Barbara Filkins and Jason Dely
Seeking Sponsors
State of OT/ICS Cybersecurity Survey
The 2019 Common and Best Practices for Security Operations Centers Survey
This survey will focus on providing objective data to security leaders who are looking to establish a SOC or optimize an existing SOC.
Jul-2019
Security Operations Centers Summit & Training
Chris Crowley & John Pescatore (Advisor)
Seeking Sponsors
The 2019 Common and Best Practices for Security Operations Centers Survey
Integrated Incident Response Survey
This survey will explore best practices for investigating and responding to events, while also reducing silos and ownership issues through more integrated processes.
Aug-2019
Digital Forensics & Incident Response Summit & Training
Matt Bromiley
Seeking Sponsors
Integrated Incident Response Survey
SANS Supply Chain Security Report
In this whitepaper, SANS John Pescatore will provide recommendations that cover key processes, metrics and techniques used across industry and government, using examples from the SANS WhatWorks Program and other success stories.
Sep-2019
John Pescatore
Seeking Sponsors
SANS Supply Chain Security Report
A Tale of Two Paths: Threat Hunting Needs for New and Established Hunters Survey
This survey will look at the differences between organizations who are just starting their threat hunting journey and those who are honing their skills and programs and how they impact the priorities set by both types of organizations.
Oct-2019
Threat Hunting & Incident Response Summit & Training
Rob T. Lee & Robert M. Lee
Seeking Sponsors
A Tale of Two Paths: Threat Hunting Needs for New and Established Hunters Survey
Endpoints in the Dragnet Survey
This survey will look for improvements and solutions in endpoint detection and response capabilities.
Dec-2019
SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2019
Justin Henderson & John Hubbard
Seeking Sponsors
Endpoints in the Dragnet Survey

Featured Analyst Author

Barbara Filkins, Director of Research for the SANS Analyst Program, holds numerous SANS certifications, including the GSEC, GCIH, GCPM, GLEG and GICSP, the CISSP, and an MS in information security management from the SANS Technology Institute. She has done extensive work in system procurement, vendor selection and vendor negotiations as a systems engineering and infrastructure design consultant. Barbara focuses on issues related to automation - privacy, identity theft and exposure to fraud, plus the legal aspects of enforcing information security in today's mobile and cloud environments, particularly in the health and human services industry, with clients ranging from federal agencies to municipalities and commercial businesses.

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