The Role of Automation in Pen Testing – Bob Erdman – ESW #269



Sponsored By


sponsor
Visit https://securityweekly.com/coresecurity for more information!

With cybersecurity attacks continually on the rise, security teams are under more pressure than ever. It’s imperative to use your pen testing resources wisely, leveraging automation capabilities where it makes sense to save time and help conduct more impactful engagements. During this interview, Bob Erdman will discuss how to find the right balance between the reliability and efficiency of pen testing automation with the astuteness and logic of human intervention.

Segment Resources:
The Truth About Pen Testing Automation – https://www.coresecurity.com/blog/the-truth-abouth-pen-testing-automation

Core Impact Rapid Pen Tests – https://www.coresecurity.com/products/core-impact/rapid-pen-tests

This segment is sponsored by Core Security, A Help Systems Company.

Visit https://securityweekly.com/coresecurity to learn more about them! Visit https://www.securityweekly.com/esw for all the latest episodes!

Full Episode Show Notes

The Role of Automation in Pen Testing

Guests

Bob Erdman

Bob Erdman – Director of Development at HelpSystems

@gr_bob

Bob Erdman is the Director of Development for a number of HelpSystems’ cybersecurity solutions, having worked closely with the Core Security, Cobalt Strike, Digital Defense and Beyond Security products. With more than 25 years of experience in information technology, he has worked with global customers across the government, healthcare, financial, and military industries to help implement mission-critical technology. Bob is also a veteran of the United States Army National Guard and a current member of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation’s InfraGard Cyber Health Working Group.

Hosts

Adrian Sanabria

Adrian Sanabria – Director of Product Management at Tenchi Security

@sawaba

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

@Katherinert15

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.

Announcements

  • Join Alan Stacilauskas and hosts Tyler Robinson and Paul Asadoorian on April 21st to learn how to gain visibility into your enterprise with SYSMON. Also join Paul Asadoorian and Rich Mogull on May 4th to learn how to choose the right architecture for your application. Live attendees at both of these webcasts will have the chance to win a $100 Hacker Warehouse gift card! Register at securityweekly.com/webcasts. Don’t forget to check out our library of on-demand webcasts & technical trainings at securityweekly.com/ondemand.