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Guide to Selecting and Sourcing a Managed Security Services Provider

  • Friday, October 06, 2017 at 3:00 PM EST (2017-10-06 19:00:00 UTC)
  • Cory Mazzola, Chris Crowley

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In this webcast, we will discuss strategies and options for staffing our Security Operations Center (SOC) to meet key strategic objectives. We will evaluate the various models, methods and mechanisms to support core SOC capabilities - continuous monitoring, threat detection/response, incident response, threat intelligence, etc. We'll also detail and examine relevant industry best practices, key considerations, legal requirements, standards, grading/scoring methods, cost models and operational frameworks.

Speaker Bios

Cory Mazzola

Mr. Mazzola is an accomplished security executive with over twenty years of experience managing global cyber security centers, building enterprise risk management programs and leading distributed cross-functional security teams. Currently, he teaches security operations management with the SANS Institute and is the executive in charge of global cyber security operations for a multinational Fortune 500 company. His portfolio includes Incident Response, Threat Intelligence, Digital Forensics, eDiscovery, Data Loss Prevention & Investigations, Cybersecurity Engineering as well as multiple Security Operations Centers (SOCs) strategically positioned throughout North America and Asia.

Chris Crowley

Christopher Crowley, a SANS Senior Instructor, has 15 years of industry experience managing and securing networks. He currently works as an independent consultant in the Washington, DC area focusing on effective computer network defense. His work experience includes penetration testing, security operations, incident response, and forensic analysis. "The Mentor of the Year Award is given to SANS Mentors who excel in leading SANS Mentor Training classes in their local communities."

"Chris really knew his stuff and presented ideas that made me change my mind on some policies and configs we employ ." - William Jeskey, Tarrant County College
"Chris was one of the best instructors I have ever had in any training environment in almost 24 years of service." - Anonymous

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