August 25, 2021

Does SOAR Meet Its Promises? w/ Benjamin Corll

by Cyber Ranch

Show Notes

Host Allan Alford interviews Benjamin Corll, VP of Cybersecurity and Privacy at Coats, about security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR). Bejamin and Allan critique SOAR's promises and premises, what else it could be doing, its pricing and overhead, and lack of standards as well. But it is not all negative - Benjamin does share stories as well of SOAR's successes in his shop, and of the things it does do well... Come on down the ranch and give this show a listen! Key Takeaways: 0:09 – Intro 0:55 – Benjamin's background and day job 3:46 – The premise and the promises of SOAR 6:32 – What else could be automated? 9:25 – Benjamin explains about the trouble ticket system and the change management system 11:57 – The standards for SOAR today 17:19 – How do we improve the cyber posture of all our organizations, making them more secure? 19:34 – Has SOAR managed to stay affordable for those who need it? 22:54 – What SOAR does well, the benefits and the value 26:35 – What has surprised Benjamin the most in information security Links: Learn more about Benjamin Corll on LinkedIn Follow Allan Alford on LinkedIn and Twitter Learn more about Hacker Valley Studio and The Cyber Ranch Podcast Sponsored by our good friends at Uptycs