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Episode 15  |  28:46 min

Building Effective Cybersecurity Defenses with eSentire's CTO Dustin Hillard

Episode 15  |  28:46 min  |  12.03.2021

Building Effective Cybersecurity Defenses with eSentire's CTO Dustin Hillard

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This is a podcast episode titled, Building Effective Cybersecurity Defenses with eSentire's CTO Dustin Hillard. The summary for this episode is: <p>You will be hacked, the question is what can you do about it? Can automation in threat detection help eliminate noise and false positives? In this our final episode on cybersecurity, we talk to Dustin Hillard, CTO of eSentire about how companies can better understand how to build up their cybersecurity defences and respond to threats.</p><p><br></p><p>● Dustin’s start at eSentire.</p><p>● The importance of identification and containment when it comes to cybersecurity threats.</p><p>● The role automation plays in detection, and the need to contextualize events to filter out false positives.</p><p>● The human challenges that exist in cybersecurity.</p><p>● How SOC’s respond and contain threats.</p><p>● The role eSentire plays in protecting their customers</p><p>● Proactive risk assessment to prevent threats before they can land.</p>
Takeaway 1 | 01:17 MIN
Dustin's start at eSentire.
Takeaway 2 | 00:52 MIN
The importance of identification and containment when it comes to cybersecurity threats.
Takeaway 3 | 00:52 MIN
The role automation plays in detection, and the need to contextualize events to filter out false positives.
Takeaway 4 | 01:00 MIN
The human challenges that exist in cybersecurity.
Takeaway 5 | 01:22 MIN
How SOC’s respond and contain threats.
Takeaway 6 | 00:33 MIN
The role eSentire plays in protecting their customers.
Takeaway 7 | 00:46 MIN
Proactive risk assessment to prevent threats before they can land.

You will be hacked, the question is what can you do about it? Can automation in threat detection help eliminate noise and false positives? In this our final episode on cybersecurity, we talk to Dustin Hillard, CTO of eSentire about how companies can better understand how to build up their cybersecurity defences and respond to threats.


● Dustin’s start at eSentire.

● The importance of identification and containment when it comes to cybersecurity threats.

● The role automation plays in detection, and the need to contextualize events to filter out false positives.

● The human challenges that exist in cybersecurity.

● How SOC’s respond and contain threats.

● The role eSentire plays in protecting their customers

● Proactive risk assessment to prevent threats before they can land.

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Dustin Hillard
CTO at eSentire
Dustin Hillard is responsible for leading product development and technology innovation at eSentire. Prior to eSentire’s acquisition of Versive, he was CTO at Versive, where he focused on automating security expertise and understanding normal network behaviour through machine learning. Dustin has a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington.
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