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Defense in Depth

Jan 6, 2022

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Automation was supposed to make cybersecurity professionals’ lives simpler. And it was supposed to solve the talent shortage. Has any of that actually happened?

Check out this post for the discussion that is the basis of our conversation on this week’s episode co-hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), the producer of CISO Series, and Geoff Belknap (@geoffbelknap), CISO, LinkedIn. Our guest is Brian Lozada (@brianl1775), CISO, HBOMax.

Thanks to our podcast sponsor, deepwatch

Thanks to our podcast sponsor, deepwatch

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In this episode:

  • Should we be disappointed with what automation has actually delivered?
  • Is it a tools vs people thing?
  • Should we be better at assessing the impact of automation?
  • Should we change the way we hire to help with automation?