Five by Five: Why the Cyber Defense Matrix Gets Great Reception – PSW #695



Five years after Sounil Yu originally introduced the Cyber Defense Matrix at the 2016 RSA conference, he just wrapped up the third workshop based on the framework. CDM has its own website, is an official OWASP project and has a forthcoming book. We talk to Sounil today to learn more about where the CDM came from, why people find it so useful and where it might be headed in the future. Visit https://www.securityweekly.com/psw for all the latest episodes!

Full Episode Show Notes

Five by Five: Why the Cyber Defense Matrix Gets Great Reception

Guests

Adrian Sanabria

Adrian Sanabria – Senior Research Engineer at CyberRisk Alliance

@sawaba

Adrian is an outspoken researcher that doesn’t shy away from uncomfortable truths. He loves to write about the industry, tell stories and still sees the glass as half full.

Sounil Yu

Sounil Yu – CISO & Head of Research at JupiterOne

@sounilyu

Sounil Yu is the CISO and Head of Research at JupiterOne. Previously, he was CISO-in-Residence at YL Ventures and Chief Security Scientist at Bank of America. He created the Cyber Defense Matrix and the DIE Triad, which are reshaping approaches to cybersecurity. He’s a Board Member of the FAIR Institute and SCVX; co-chairs Art into Science: A Conference on Defense; is a visiting fellow at GMU Scalia Law School’s National Security Institute; teaches at Yeshiva University; and advises many startups.

Hosts

Doug White

Doug White – Professor at Roger Williams University

@dougwhitephd

Doug White is a Cybersecurity professor at Roger Williams University, the President of Secure Technology, and a Security Weekly network host.

Matt Alderman

Matt Alderman – Executive Director at CyberRisk Alliance

@maldermania

Strategic Advisor at Automox, security consultant, and wizard of entrepreneurship.

Paul Asadoorian

Paul Asadoorian – Founder at Security Weekly

@securityweekly

Paul Asadoorian is the founder of Security Weekly, which was acquired by CyberRisk Alliance. Paul spent time “in the trenches” implementing security programs for a lottery company and then a large university. Paul is offensive, having spent several years as a penetration tester. As Product Evangelist for Tenable Network Security, Paul built a library of materials on the topic of vulnerability management. When not hacking together embedded systems (or just plain hacking them) or coding silly projects in Python, Paul can be found researching his next set of headphones.

Tyler Robinson

Tyler Robinson – Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc and Founder & CEO of Dark Element at Trimarc Security

@tyler_robinson

As the Managing Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc, Tyler leads a team of high-performance security professionals within the offensive security field by simulating sophisticated adversaries and creating scalable offensive security platforms using the latest techniques as seen in the wild. With over 2 decades of experience, Tyler specializes in Red Teaming, APT threat modeling, blackbox network penetration testing, and Physical/Social-Engineering. Tyler has presented at multiple conferences including BSides, DefCon and Blackhat panels, SANS security events and to multiple branches of the military.

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