The Southern Fried Security Podcast
About This Show
Join Andy Willingham, Martin Fisher,Steve Ragan, Yvette Johnson, and Joseph Sokoly as they discuss information security, news, and interview interesting people. Get in the discussion at www.southernfriedsecurity.com.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 192 - Security Waste
Today's Topic: Security Waste - Buying new tools without maximizing use of current tool set It’s not just a security problem but we often add to our arsenal without fully (or even mostly) utilizing the tools that we do have. Problems associated with this are: Have more complexity in your environment Needing more staff or requiring current staff to stretch themselves thin to support differing tools Increased cost (capital, operational, support) Information overload - even with a SIEM more data requires more analysis Increased chance of missing key events Increased false positives What am I missing? How do we work through this when you’re not the decision maker? “Operational Excellence” - Martin’s story How do we work with our vendors to ensure that we are leveraging their tools without over dependence on one tool or vendor?