A security operations center (SOC) is full of (expensive) technology and (even more expensive) people, and they don't always get along. Why do organizations consistently struggle with building out - and maintaining - their basic threat detection and response functions to meet today's adversaries? Attendees of this session will learn about the five quickest paths to ensure failure in a SOC and will have the opportunity to ask questions.

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Wed, Sep 29, 2021 · 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT -4:00)
Cost: Free
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About the Speaker

1629395236-115c6d901b0e1d96 Ben Smith
Field Chief Technology Officer

Ben Smith (@Ben_Smith) is Field Chief Technology Officer with NetWitness, an RSA business. He brings more than 25 years’ experience in the information security, risk management, networking and telecommunications industries; his prior employers include UUNET, CSC, and the US Government, along with several technology startups. Smith holds industry certifications in information security (CCISO, CISSP), risk management (CRISC), and privacy (CIPT); he is an acknowledged contributor to NIST SP 1800-1, -3, and -7; and he serves as an appointed member of the Cybersecurity Canon Committee. He is a patent holder, a published contributor of four of the "97 Things Every Information Security Professional Should Know" [O'Reilly, 2021] and previously served as a corporate representative to the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE).

Smith has presented internationally at cybersecurity events sponsored by Gartner, FS-ISAC, SANS, IANS, CERT/SEI, RSA Conference, ISSA, (ISC)2, ISACA, Infosecurity, BSides, ASIS, InfraGard, HTCIA, SecureWorld, ISMG, SC Media, SIRA, RMA, IIA, MWCA, ICI and other organizations.