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The End Of Whac-A-Mole: From Incident Response To Strategic Intelligence
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7/26/2015 | 8:57:20 PM
No staff for this...
I agree in principle with your idea.  However, over the past 14 years I have managed SecOps teams in Defense, Energy, and Finance companies and not once did we have the minimum number of staff resources necessary to do our basic jobs.  Based on that real life experience I see no way typical organizations will have the necessary staff to pull this off.  And Please Please Please do not say theres a 3rd party company that can help with that.  In the famous words of Merlin "Never again!!!"

Anyway, this lack of staffing contiunues to push more and more organizations in finding and implementing auto-blocking technologies and real time threat intelligence & monitoring systems like Splunk ES to compensate for the staff shortages.  So no, what you propose is a great idea but that's it.  Until organizations properly invest in the human capital needed in cybersecurity we will have no real choice but to continue to play whack-a-mole.


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