In theory, automation is the perfect remedy for the security professional’s biggest headaches: manual, repetitive, time-consuming processes; inconsistent analysis and workflow; employee retention; and slow investigations and response times. It’s not a silver bullet though. To make automation work, you need to take an approach that spans the entire cyber lifecycle. That means mapping out standard operating procedures, normalizing your data, considering the impact of automating the wrong actions or for the wrong users, and defining a path for testing – or automation could inadvertently create more work for your team.
In this 10-minute take, you’ll uncover what requirements and planning are needed to make automation a reality to mature your security program.