A podcast on the journey to discovery through data in information security by Jay Jacobs and Bob Rudis. Episode 1: What is “security data scientist” & what makes up a “security data science”? Plus: a mini-review of the book: “Data Smart”
In this episode, Bob & Jay invite Alex Pinto (@alexcpsec), Michael Roytman (@mroytman) & Russ Thomas (@mrmeritology) on to the show to discuss what makes up "security data science". They delve into the tools of the trade, posit on future of the intersection of security and data science and relate their own personal & professional experiences trying to introduce "data science" into infosec. Bob & Jay also talk about recent blog posts and do a mini-review of the recently published book "Data Smart".
Watch along "live" with the un-edited "director's" cut.
Topic/resources mentioned in this episode:
KDD - Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Conference
The (in)famous KDD’99 dataset
Alex's version of the Data Science Venn Diagram
Alex's xkcd shirt
Measuring vs Modeling
VCDB: Top 10 Actions by Industry
The Data Science Venn Diagram
In This Episode
What's Going On
DDS on Stitcher
Introducing Alex Pinto
Shout out to XKCD
Introducing Michael Roytman
Introducing Russ Thomas
What is "Data Science"?
Drew Conway's Data Science Venn Diagram
How has the use of data impacted how you approach infosec?
The tools of a security data scientist
Shout out to Wizard Pro (OS X data analysis tool)
Alex on R and beyond
Commercial vs open source
Shout out to Julia (the language)
What is the one thing you'd have infosec practicioners pick up from data science
KDD shout out
What's been your biggest data + security challenge?
Closing thoughts: Michael Roytman
Closing thoughts: Russ Thomas
Closing thoughts: Alex Pinto
The data science equivalent of 'getting root'
Closing thoughts & mini-review of "Data Smart"