Offensive Cloud Security Program for 2024

Cloud Security Podcast

Dec 19 2023 • 22 mins

Is Offensive Security part of your 2024 Security Roadmap? We caught up with Sam Kirkman, Director at NetSPI EMEA at BlackHat Europe 2023 about what an Offensive Security Roadmap going into 2024 should look like. Offensive security is much more than pentesting. We spoke about how to build a capable team, different maturity stages of building such a program and resources you can lean on while you are on this journey across different industries.

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Questions asked:

(00:00) Introduction

(02:53)A bit about Sam Kirkman

(03:53) What is offensive security?

(04:52) The attack landscape

(07:34) Offensive Security Roadmap

(09:43) Components of Offensive Security Roadmap

(11:04) Whats a good starting point?

(12:55) Skillsets required in the team

(16:57) Different stages of maturity

(19:09) Where can people learn more about this?

(22:03) Where you can connect with Sam

You can learn more about NetSPI and offensive security here