Kenneth Ellington is a Senior Cyber Security Consultant at EY where he specializes in SIEM and SOAR technologies. He is also the Founder and owner of Ellington Cyber Academy, an E-Learning platform that teaches and trains people on how to use various SIEM and SOAR technologies so that they can transition or upskill themselves in their careers. On top of all that, Kenneth is also a part-time Associate cybersecurity instructor at the University of Houston and a Cybersecurity trainer at Blacks In Cybersecurity.
03:08 The Chicken Tender Sub
04:13 How important are ingredients?
05:24 Passion for educating others
06:30 Leaving an impression with teaching
07:40 Being a good student
09:34 Tips you won’t get in College
11:06 Explaining in business terms
12:38 Why Cybersecurity?
14:35 An opportunity at Publix
15:30 Cyber Bootcamp
18:55 Why choose an analyst role?
20:45 SIEM vs Log Management System
23:10 What do you need for a good SIEM platform?
27:07 What is the role of SOAR
29:19 Ai and Analyst fatigue
32:25 No human elements
36:17 Common mistakes when implementing a SIEM
37:38 Can you ever be done tuning a SIEM
39:25 The Ellington Cyber Academy
41:00 How does ECA compare?
45:00 ECA’s goals in the future
48:02 News for Kenneth
To learn more about Kenneth visit his LinkedIn
Dark Rhino Security’s “Security Confidential” is a weekly Cybersecurity podcast where Host, Manoj Tandon, talks to Infosec and Cybersecurity professionals about the current issues going on in our industry. Guests are able to share their stories about how they began their journey into cybersecurity and connect with our audience. Listeners are able to tune in through Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Youtube, LinkedIn, and more.
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Check out the other episodes in Season 9:
Ep. 1 Justin Daniels – Where does our Data go?
Ep. 2 Kenneth Ellington – Bagging Groceries to A Career in Cyber
Ep. 3 Brian Davis – Credentials: What is important?
Ep. 4 John Shegerian – Responsible Recycling of Electronics and Data
Ep. 5 Philippe Humeau – The Captain America Approach
Ep. 6 Dallas Baker – Human Behaviors that cause breaches
Ep. 7 Eric Allard – Everybody has a Boss
Ep. 8 Peter Warmka – Confessions from a CIA Spy
Ep. 9 Bob Carver – How Paris Hilton Helped My Carrer
Ep. 10 Dr. Wendy Ng – Biological Viruses vs Computer Viruses
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