Reframing cybersecurity automation and its uses

Leonid Belkind is the chief technology officer (CTO) and co-founder of Torq, a no-code security automation platform. After asking him buckets of questions about the day-to-day work of a CTO in the tech field, we get into a fascinating discussion of all the ways that automation will change the work of cybersecurity, allowing professionals at all stages to work on higher-order problems. At the same time, the great automated data sifters do high-speed data analysis beyond our cognition. This one gets pretty heady folks, especially once we compare CTOs to orchestra conductors.

0:00 – Uses of automation
2:50 – How Leonid got into tech
5:30 – Chief technology officer and endpoint security roles
8:30 – Endpoint used during work from home
10:30 – Average day as a CTO at Torq
17:25 – Cybersecurity market predictions
19:30 – Skills and talents that make a good CTO
21:27 – Zero-trust Pentagon directive
24:35 – Reframing how we view automation
30:06 – Automation and disabilities
33:15 – Automation’s big discussions
39:40 – How automation can improve jobs
42:20 – How to work in automation
48:02 – Communication in cybersecurity
50:55 – What is Torq?
53:04 – Learn more about Torq and Leonid Belkind
53:42 – Outro

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