Killing the SOC, Burger King Runes, ReliaQuest Valuation, & StrongDM – ESW #252

This week in the enterprise security news: ReliaQuest crests a $1bn valuation, CyCognito raises a $100m Series C, AWS enhances cloud vulnerability management, StrongDM automates access to infrastructure, Can we trust AI written code?, Killing the SOC – is the SOC dead?, Comparing secure messaging apps, The best cities for cybersecurity professionals, and Don’t miss today’s Squirrel Story – it’s a personal anecdote!

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Killing the SOC, Burger King Runes, ReliaQuest Valuation, & StrongDM


Adrian Sanabria

Adrian Sanabria – Senior Research Engineer at CyberRisk Alliance


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

Katie Teitler

Katie Teitler – Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Axonius


Katie Teitler is a cybersecurity content creator. In her current role with Axonius, she is part of the product marketing team, helping audiences understand the value proposition of cyber asset management as it pertains to risk reduction. In past roles, Katie was an industry analyst, research director, content marketer, and freelance author, and managed content and speakers for InfoSec World, now a flagship offering of the Cyber Risk Alliance.

Tyler Robinson

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


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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