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Security Automation: Security Nirvana or Just A Fad?

  • Wednesday, November 04, 2015 at 1:00 PM EST (2015-11-04 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Janene Casella, Jerry Shenk

Sponsor

  • Symantec

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Overview

IT departments are struggling to cope with the increasing number of security breaches, investigating too many false positives, juggling too many disparate tools - all while coping with manual processes and inadequate staffing.

Organizations need a better way to correlate the data from the external and internal threat intelligence sources. In this webcast, learn how security automation can help organizations react quickly to identify and address their most severe incidents before its too late.

By participating in this webinar and reading the associated whitepaper, you will gain insight into the following topics:

  • The next steps in automated monitoring
  • How automation can speed detection of attack attempts
  • The role of automation as a key feature of the "20 security controls" or CSCs
  • Practical guidelines for moving from manual to automated analysis

View the associated whitepaper here.

Speaker Bios

Jerry Shenk

Jerry Shenk serves as a senior analyst for the SANS Institute and is senior security analyst for Windstream Communications, working out of the company's Ephrata, Pennsylvania, location. Since 1984, he has consulted with companies and financial and educational institutions on issues of network design, security, forensic analysis and penetration testing. His experience spans networks of all sizes, from small home-office systems to global networks. Along with some vendor-specific certifications, Jerry holds six GIAC certifications - all completed with honors - and five with Gold certifications: GCIA, GCIH, GCFW, GSNA, GPEN and GCFA. He also holds the CISSP certification.


Janene Casella

Janene Casella is a Senior Product Marketing Manager for Enterprise Security with Symantec Corporation. In her three years with Symantec, she has worked on Advanced Threat Protection and email security. She's been in the technology industry for ten years in product management and product marketing roles, spanning both hardware and software products.

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