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Building a Better Security Analyst Using Cognitive Psychology - Chris Sanders (BSides Augusta 2015) (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Building a Better Security Analyst Using Cognitive Psychology
Chris Sanders

The information security industry and the vendors that support it have placed emphasis on the tools we use to investigate security breaches. However, we rarely win or lose battles in the trenches because of the tools we buy. Instead, our result is typically determined by the tools we are born with and nurture over time. While machines are ideal for collecting data and finding anomalies, there is no tool better for connecting the dots than the human mind. Of course, the human mind is not without its own limitations and challenges we must overcome.

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