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Hiring and retaining for the SOC: Recruit, Train, and Retain Talented and Dedicated Staff

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 3:30 PM EST (2019-11-14 20:30:00 UTC)
  • Chris Crowley

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Security roles are in high demand and there's a lot of churn and job swapping occurring. In addition, many employees cite dissatisfaction with jobs as a reason for changing positions. In this webcast Christopher Crowley discusses strategies for defining your security operations / SOC positions so they're attractive to prospective candidates. He shows a framework to provide training within the team to drive performance and make on-boarding easier in the future. Finally, he'll cite frequent reasons for dissatisfaction and how to assure people are more likely to stay for the certainty of career growth and personal challenge than switch positions to another organization.

Speaker Bio

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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