Governance & Risk Management , Incident & Breach Response , Managed Detection & Response (MDR)

The Art and Science of Cybersecurity Research

Wade Baker and Jared Ettinger on How to Separate Pure Research From Marketing
Researchers Wade Baker of Virginia Tech and Jared Ettinger of Carnegie Mellon University

New studies debut every day in the cybersecurity field. But how does one separate true research from marketing hype? Cybersecurity researchers Wade Baker and Jared Ettinger discuss the distinguishing qualities of credible studies.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, Baker and Ettinger talk about:

  • Their current research;
  • How to separate wheat from chaff in research findings;
  • What to look for in research methodologies.

Ettinger is a cyber intelligence researcher at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute and Baker is a collegiate professor of integrated security at Virginia Tech.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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