A podcast on the journey to discovery through data in information security by Jay Jacobs and Bob Rudis. Episode 5: Fireside chat with David Severski
In this episode, Jay & Bob sit down with David Severski, Manager of the Information Security program at Seattle Children's Hospital to talk about the challenges & rewards of building a data-driven security program from the ground up. Along the way, they cover education, tools, engaging the community and what lies ahead for data-driven security.
Resources / people featured in the episode:
- David Severski's Blog - http://blog.severski.net/
- Building a Log Analysis Pipeline (David's "ELK" talk)
- Coursera (MOOC with many data analysis courses)
- UW Certificate in Data Science You will be equipped with the fundamental tools, techniques and practical experience to acquire valuable insights from data sets at any scale – from gigabytes to petabytes.
- The Phoenix Project
- Rich Mogull + https://securosis.com/about/team
- Andrew Hay
- Chef, Puppet, Vagrant
In This Episode
Introducing David Severski
Challenges with building a Data-Driven Security program
How to acquire Data-Driven Security skillsets
Starting with "Why?"
Knowing, applying & switching tools
Is there a need for a new type of security consultancy practice?
Elasticsearch ALL THE THINGS! + dealing with infrastructure
Putting a value on your time
Snapping back to Elasticsearch
Will this ever be "off-the-shelf"?
Taking a cue from Netflix, Etsy and others
A struggling but promising community
Choose your own data-driven security adventure
Automating ALL THE THINGS!
Harnessing the power of the community