Until now, we've looked at the cybersecurity skills gap in a very broad sense, as if all security jobs and needs are equal. Maybe it's time we look at the skills gap problem in different ways.
Like the video game industry, security has shifted toward unified platforms, and contextual threat intelligence is the cheat code SOC teams need to defeat the bosses standing in the way of security.
At RSAC 2019, Sridhar Muppidi and Devin Somppi implored vendors to "start looking at security as a team sport" and redouble their efforts to reduce complexity in their security architecture.
SIEM tools can help security operations center (SOC) teams detect threats, but what good is threat data without the context analysts need to quickly respond to incidents? That's where SOAR comes in.
Shared security culture is now critical for organizations to prevent IT burnout and respond to emerging threats. But what does this look like in practice?
When reputation, revenue and customer trust is at stake, immersive cyber range training can help security teams detect, respond and manage incidents effectively.
A capture the flag exercise gives security professionals and business leaders an opportunity to drill their cybersecurity response skills.
A level 3 security analyst announced he'll be taking a six-month leave due to "seriously fatigued fingers" and "a wonky eye" resulting from his daily activities to ensure data security and compliance.
Chris Thomas, X-Force Red's blockchain security expert, has always had an interest in understanding how technologies are built and operated.
To bridge the skills gap, increase efficiency and lighten the load of overwhelmed analysts, it's imperative to encourage knowledge sharing among your security operations center team.