Allie Mellen

Analyst

Allie supports security and risk professionals, covering security infrastructure and operations to assist clients in building and maturing their threat detection and response strategies. Her coverage includes the people, processes, and tools of the security operations center (SOC); security analysts; security information and event management (SIEM); security user behavior analytics (SUBA); security analytics (SA); security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR); endpoint detection and response (EDR); extended detection and response (XDR); and SOC metrics. Her research focuses on the current state and evolution of analytics, detection, automation, and response in security.

Allie has been a featured speaker at many leading security conferences, including Black Hat, DEFCON, HOPE, and Hacker Halted. She has been quoted in top business press outlets including CNN Money, CNBC, HuffPost, Gizmodo, Threatpost, and Dark Reading.

Research Coverage

Planned Research

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