Think Outside the SOC: Modern Approaches to Talent, Development & Automation


How is automation impacting hiring and retention of staff in the SOC?

People, processes, and technology working together are the keys to a sustainable SOC team. How can we take modern approaches to technology and talent staffing to foster a culture of growth and success?

In this virtual panel, moderated by Sean Martin of ITSPMagazine, cyber security industry leaders from IAC, Moelis & Co., Devo, and guest speaker Joseph Blankenship of Forrester Research, discuss:

  • A new mindset for evaluating cybersecurity staffing needs based on intellect and motivation vs. certifications and credits
  • Recommendations and best practices for improving SOC retention
  • The critical role automation can play in reducing analyst burnout and improving SOC effectiveness
  • How teams are adapting to 100% remote work in pandemic times

Event Panelists

Joseph Blankenship

VP, Research Director Serving Security & Risk Professionals at Forrester

Julian Waits

General Manager, Cybersecurity Business Unit at Devo Technology

Yatin Choksey

Chief Information Security Officer at Moelis & Company

Mehan Kasinath

Vice President Enterprise Information Security at IAC

Event Moderator

Sean Martin

Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief at ITSPmagazine

Virtual Panel | Think Outside the SOC

Watch the virtual panel on-demand recording to hear from industry research and organizational leaders.