ZDNet editor Jason Hiner spoke with Wendi Whitmore, Global Lead for IBM’s Incident Response Team, at this year’s RSA Conference. Watch the video, or read the transcript of their conversation below: Jason Hiner: Welcome back to RSAC TV. I’m Jason Hiner with ZDNet and Tech Republic. And with me this time, I’ve got a very special guest, Wendi Whitmore from IBM. Wendi, welcome. Wendi Whitmore: Thanks Jason. Happy to be here. Jason Hiner: Yes. Thank you so much. And why don’t you talk a little bit about what you do at IBM. Wendi Whitmore: Certainly. So Jason, I lead a team at IBM called X-Force IRIS, which is our Incident Response and Intelligence Services team. So we’re the global response team for all of our external clients. So we do things like respond to security breaches, receive phone calls, jump on airplanes. We also do proactive work to help our clients better mature their incident response programs, remediation as well as develop threat intelligence. Jason Hiner: Awesome. And you’ve been doing incident response for a long time in a number of different roles. Why don’t you talk a little bit about what you did before IBM. Wendi Whitmore: Sure. So I have been doing this quite some time. I started in the Air Force as a computer crime investigator, and a special agent for an organization called Air Force OSI. That was a really exciting role. And from there I joined Mandiant, did computer crime investigations and incident response for… [Read full story]
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