A lot of elements go into successfully protecting organisations against cyber threats.
In recent months, we’ve spoken with a number of Redscan’s team leaders for their personal take on their area of expertise, from pen testing to threat intelligence to service operations. Read on to find out what they had to say about some of the most important issues in cyber security today and to get their tips for progressing in their chosen field.
SOC management with Samy Denno
Responsible for overseeing and enhancing our customers’ cyber security, Security Operations Centres (SOCs) typically operate 24/7/365. Samy Denno, Head of the Redscan SOC, gives the lowdown on what’s involved with managing a team and an operation that works around the clock. He also talks about the challenges and rewards of the role and shares his view on what it takes to be a SOC Analyst.
Project management with Mark Welding
Effective project management ensures that our clients benefit from a smooth and efficient service implementation, delivery and improvement process. Mark Welding, our Head of Project Management, outlines how his team helps to assure the quality of our services and what’s involved with onboarding new clients, and also shares insights for people looking to work in this area of cyber security.
Cyber security rules with Roger Bell
The development of bespoke security content, or use cases, plays a key role in optimising the technologies we deploy as part of our ThreatDetect™ MDR service. Roger Bell, our Head of Content, explains what goes into building those detection rules, outlines his career path and tells us what he thinks it takes to get into a job in content.
Service operations with Ashleigh Farrand
Technical expertise is one key part of enabling organisations to maintain their cyber resilience. Great service is just as important. Our Head of Service Operations, Ashleigh Farrand, gives an overview of what’s involved with ensuring the quality and consistency of our ThreatDetect service, how her team supports Redscan’s customers and her route into her role.
Cyber security innovation with Paul Sutton
By analysing and acting on threats and developing solutions to better prevent, detect and respond to them, Redscan Labs leads innovation within the company. Paul Sutton, Head of Research & Development at Redscan Labs, shares some of the most important work to come out of the Labs, the biggest security trends he’s seeing right now and what he thinks it takes to get into security R&D.
Pen testing with Jed Kafetz
In ethical hacking, assessments like penetration testing are conducted with the consent of clients to help identify and address security vulnerabilities. Our Head of Pen Testing, Jed Kafetz talks about what pen testing entails, how the team keeps up with the latest attack techniques and pen testing as a career, as well as discussing the rewards of tracking down those tricky vulnerabilities!
Threat intelligence with George Glass
Every organisation – large or small – can and should use threat intelligence on some level. Our Head of Threat Intelligence, George Glass, explains why, as well as talking about some of the biggest cyber security threats organisations face today and outlining a number of the best resources and how to go into threat intelligence as a career.
If you’d like to join the Redscan team, check out the open vacancies on our careers page.