"Jon Oltsik" Posts

Cybersecurity Skills Shortage Holding Steady

I keep writing about the cybersecurity skills shortage for one consistent reason—it ain’t getting any better. Here are data points to back up that claim.

Security Alerts Overwhelm Customers

Cybersecurity professionals are struggling to keep up with security alert volumes. ESG offers this guidance.

RSA Conference Topic: Endpoint Security

Cybersecurity professionals are gearing up for the RSA Security Conference 2017 in San Francisco next week. ESG’s Jon Oltsik offers this preview.

Thoughts on Incident Response Automation and Orchestration

Until recently, organizations rolled their own incident response (IR) automation & orchestration solutions. ESG’s Jon Oltsik says that’s now changing.

2017: The Year of Cybersecurity Scale

Cybersecurity platforms scan millions of events per second (EPS). But cybersecurity scale is about to hit an exponential curve. ESG’s Jon Oltsik explains.

High Demand Cybersecurity Skills for 2017

The cybersecurity skills deficit is clear. But which types of cybersecurity skills are in the highest demand? ESG’s Jon Oltsik offers answers.

Security: Goodbye SIEM, Hello SOAPA?

SIEM isn’t dead at all. Instead, enterprise security is consolidating around security operations and analytics platform architecture (SOAPA). ESG explains.

The Scary State of the Cybersecurity Profession

As a society, we need to attract new cybersecurity professionals, while increasing funding for cybersecurity education & training. ESG explains the issues.

What Is SIEM?: Security, Information & Event Management Redefined (Again)

SIEM — the security information and event management market — is evolving again. ESG’s Jon Oltsik explains the SIEM market.

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The Era of Identity-based Applications

Next-gen IAM Security: We’ve entered the “me generation” of computing where most business applications should be designed & customized for identity.