This presentation combines the findings of a doctoral study into security automation in the financial sector with real-world experiences in implementing security automation. The research focused on strategies financial institutions need to reduce the gap between the attacker's time to compromise and the defender's time to detect and respond. Learn from the experiences of companies that have implemented or are implementing security automation. This session will look at what to expect from security automation (and what not to expect), how to decide what to automate, strategies to help ensure a successful security automation program and lessons learned from successes and failures.
Describe the strategies for a successful security automation initiative based on the experiences of cybersecurity professionals from the financial services industry.
Demonstrate how to select practical use cases to achieve success and quick wins with security automation.
Describe common challenges and pitfalls of implementing security automation and how to avoid them.