KnowBe4 Dylan White: How to use automation to remove mundane manual security tasks and make your team 5x more effective

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Written by Thomas KinsellaCo-founder & COO, Tines

In our fifth episode of the Future of Security Operations Podcast, Thomas speaks with Dylan White, an Information Security Engineer at KnowBe4 — a leading security awareness training platform. 

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • What KnowBe4 does and the problem they solve for organizations. 

  • The most common lures hackers are using today to trick users. 

  • Dylan’s favorite phishing test of all time — and why it was so effective.  

  • How to build a culture that takes responsibility for security and why leaders need to make it clear it’s okay if mistakes are made. 

  • How to make security more approachable for the entire organization. 

  • The state of security automation today and why Dylan is so excited about the endless possibilities that automation makes possible for security teams.

  • Manual and mundane tasks that Dylan’s been able to automate and free his team from spending (and wasting) their time on.  

  • How automation has made his team 5x more effective. 

  • What Dylan sees security practitioners get wrong about security automation. 

  • Dylan’s advice for security leaders and how they can set their teams up for success with automation.  

  • What’s in store for the future of security automation. 

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