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A fun and informative infosec audio glossary from the CyberWire.
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Ep 59 | 7.20.21

security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) (noun)

A stack of security software solutions and tools that allow organizations to orchestrate disparate internal and external tools which feed pre-built automation playbooks that respond to events or alert analysts if an event meets a certain threshold.

Ep 58 | 7.13.21

personally identifiable information (PII) (noun)

A term of legal art that defines the types of data and circumstances that permits a third party to directly or indirectly identify an individual with collected data.

Ep 57 | 7.6.21

secure access service edge (SASE) (noun)

A security architecture that incorporates the cloud shared responsibility model, a vendor provided security stack, an SD-WAN abstraction layer, and network peering with one or more of the big content providers and their associated fiber networks.

Ep 56 | 6.29.21

red teaming (noun)

The practice of emulating known adversary behavior against an organization's actual defensive posture.

Ep 55 | 6.22.21

next generation firewall (noun)

A layer seven security orchestration platform deployed at the boundary between internal workloads slash data storage and untrusted sources that blocks incoming and outgoing network traffic with rules that tie applications to the authenticated user and provides most of the traditional security stack functions in one device or software application.

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Rick Howard
Rick Howard is CSO, Chief Analyst, and Senior Fellow at the CyberWire. Past lives include CSO at Palo Alto Networks, TASC, iDefense GM, Counterpane SOC Director, and the Army's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) Commander. Rick served 25 years in the Army, taught computer science at West Point, and edited two books. Rick is regularly joined by the CyberWire's Hash Table experts.
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