Top 5 ways to maximize your cybersecurity budget in 2023

A discussion panel of leaders from Zyston & Sumo Logic

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Topic: Top 5 ways to maximize your cybersecurity budget in 2023

Time: On-Demand


Cybersecurity departments, despite their role in protecting the organization, aren’t exempt from the budget pressures in 2023. Join a panel of cybersecurity experts from Sumo Logic and Zyston on the top 5 ways to maximize your cybersecurity budget in 2023.


  • How to better understand your risk profile. Understand the types of threats and vulnerabilities that your organization is most likely to face, and allocate budget accordingly.
  • Key prevention strategies. Invest in key preventive measures that will reduce the overall cost of a security incident.
  • How to evaluate MSSP’s. Outsourcing certain cybersecurity functions, such as vulnerability management, incident response, and threat intelligence, can be more cost-effective than maintaining in-house staff.
  • Key automation strategies to drive efficiency. Automation strategies, tips and tricks that can help reduce the cost of labor and improve efficiency.
  • Using Security analytics for better insights. Investing in security analytics tools to help you better understand the threats facing your organization and make more informed decisions about where to allocate budget.

Expert Panel:

Jeremy Powell, CTO, Zyston
Jeremy has held roles in organizations across many market segments over the last 25 years, specifically focusing on security and cloud for the last decade. Most recently, he was the founding Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Verint Systems, where he helped to transform the enterprise software company to a cloud platform.  During his tenure, Verint became one of the fastest-growing Amazon Web Services (AWS) partners, with revenue of $2 billion per year.

Chas Clawson, Field CTO, Sumo Logic
Chas joined Sumo Logic’s Cyber Security team with over 10 years in the field, consulting with many federal agencies on SOC & SecOps best practices. In the federal space, he was the lead architect designing the Department of Commerce SIEM solution and also worked as a civilian within the NSA conducting Red Team exercises and assessments. Commercially he helped build new MSSP practices and security consulting services for fortune 500 companies as a SIEM Architect. Chas also enjoys teaching Networking & Cyber Security as a Professor at University of Maryland Global College.

Mark Coltharp, CRO, Zyston
Mark brings nearly three decades of experience to his role as Executive Vice President of Business Development where utilizes his unique skillset combining an engineering aptitude, along with leadership in business development, to increase Zyston’s market share and support the transformation of customers’ information security programs. Coltharp’s extensive career includes a wide range of experiences in global technology, executive leadership and complex strategic sales.

Roger Shepard, Head of Global Security Partnerships, Sumo Logic
Roger works with some of the world’s leading MSP’s and MDR’s to integrate Sumo Logic’s Continuous Intelligence and Cloud SIEM solutions into their services.  He brings over 15 years’ experience designing security solutions for Fortune 500, State and Federal organizations. Roger has previously led sales and channels for 2 MSSP’s and worked as a strategic partner manager for Cisco and Symantec.