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7 Myths of Security Automation: Be Clear on What It Can Achieve

  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 3:30 PM EST (2019-12-11 20:30:00 UTC)
  • Tim Woods


  • Firemon

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As your business grows, so does the pressure on your security team to do more. Automation is essential, but its not a panacea for the breadth and scope of todays threats.

Feedback from FireMon customers shows they know automation can help them. They believe that anywhere from 50 to 60 percent of recurring, cyclic tasks could be automated. Automation brings with it many connotations, and while the prospect of reducing the workload of security teams is no doubt appealing, its important to understand what automation can accomplish and what it cant.

This webinar will discuss 7 myths associated with Security Automation:

  • Automation is a substitute for warm seats
  • Automation is not orchestration
  • Everything should be automated
  • Automation is only for incident response
  • Automation equals better security
  • Automation is only for big organizations
  • You can set it and forget it

Join Tim Woods, VP of Technology Alliances at FireMon, to learn how to automate at your own pace and pick up tips to help your internal security teams.

Speaker Bio

Tim Woods

Tim Woods brings more than 25 years of security experience to his role as VP of Technology Alliances at FireMon. His global engagements have given him great insights across virtually every market sector and enterprises of all sizes. Tim believes his most important task is education and raising awareness to build strong organizational security postures. According to Tim, “fighting complacency in security should be everyone’s top priority if we are to win the war on cybercrime and it’s very gratifying to work somewhere you know is making an true impact.” Tim’s passion for security grew quickly during his eight years serving the Naval Intelligence Community and continued to advance as he assumed strategic roles at several successful security startups and now through his 12+ year tenure at FireMon.

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