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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 is the course author for SANS Management 517 - Managing Security Operations and SANS Management 535 - Incident Response Team Management. Chris holds several industry certifications including the GSEC, GCIA, GCIH (gold), GCFA, GPEN, GMOB, GASF, GREM, GXPN, and CISSP. His teaching experience includes FOR585, MGT517, MGT535, SEC401, SEC503, SEC504, SEC560, SEC575, and SEC580; Apache web server administration and configuration; and shell programming. He was awarded the SANS 2009 Local Mentor of the year award. "The Mentor of the Year Award is given to SANS Mentors who excel in leading SANS Mentor Training classes in their local communities." Mr. Crowley spends his spare time mountain biking, rock climbing and savoring epicurean treats.

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