“Obviously, security is a shared responsibility for many different groups and individuals, but the key differentiator is responsibility for taking some action, even if that action is simply to identify and escalate.”
Mark started his security career in 2001 as a SOC analyst and, since then, has been both fighting for blue team resources and trying to automate them out of a job. He has built, assessed, and managed security teams at the Pentagon, the White House, the Department of Energy, global managed security service providers, and numerous Fortune 500 clients.
Mark's passion is finding new and innovative ways to help defenders scale through the right application of foundational knowledge and assistive technology, as well as helping people in leadership and nontechnical roles navigate the many challenges of information security. In 2012, he designed and launched a managed detection and response (MDR) service offering and helped to invent an automated cyber-threat hunting technology, both of which were later acquired. Today, he is the cofounder and CEO of Bionic, a technology company dedicated to bringing advanced defensive capabilities to organizations everywhere.
Mark has presented on security operations and assessment at DEF CON's Blue Team Village, the Institute for Applied ...