Expel insider | 1 min read
CRN Recognizes Liz Cook and Kaitlin Waite of Expel on the 2024 Women of the Channel List

Expel’s Liz Cook and Kaitlin Waite were named to CRN’s prestigious Women of the Channel list. Learn why Liz and Kaitlin have been critical to Expel’s channel success.

Expel insider | 1 min read
Expel clinches Gold at the 2024 Globee® Awards, named Top Cybersecurity Vendor of the Year

Our Top Cybersecurity Vendor of the Year honor from the Globee Awards underscores our commitment to securing digital infrastructures and safeguarding businesses against cyber threats.

Engineering | 6 min read
What’s it like being a female site reliability engineer?

The tech industry, and engineering positions especially, can be very difficult for women. In this interview, one of Expel’s SREs discusses her career path and lauds the support she’s found here.

Talent | 2 min read
What makes Expel a Great Place to Work®?

Expel has been named to five Best Workplaces lists by Great Place to Work®. We’re pleased, but our goal is to be even better.

Talent | 3 min read
20 tips for aspiring security operations center analysts

Candor, curiosity, passion for learning, humility, empathy, and being a good teammate can take a prospective security analyst far.

Expel insider | 2 min read
Black Hat USA day 2: Workforce challenges and the so-called cyber “skills gap”

What if solving the cyber “skills gap” is a matter of looking past the on-paper qualifications and considering the skills and traits that translate well but aren’t always obvious?

Tips | 1 min read
Supercharge your first 100 days as a new CISO

New CISOs have a lot to consider when starting their role. Our new ebook shares helpful advice from seven of our customers’ CISOs on the steps they should take in their first 100 days.

Security operations | 3 min read
Companies with 250-1,000 employees suffer high security alert fatigue

IT decision-makers in the UK say alert fatigue is disrupting workers’ private lives, driving burnout and staff turnover. Companies with 250-1,000 employees are being hit especially hard.

Talent | 3 min read
How WE celebrated Women’s History Month at Expel

This year’s Women’s History Month programming centered on the interconnectivity between all our employee resource groups (ERGs) and focused on how we can elevate each other. Here’s a quick recap.

Expel insider | 2 min read
How Expel’s BOLD ERG celebrated Black contributions to music for Black History Month

Expel observed Black History Month by celebrating Black musicians, artists, and business owners, and examining the history of Black art through music.

Engineering | 1 min read
So long, 2022! Our year in review

To mark the end of 2022 and the beginning of 2023, we’ve curated some of our favorite blog posts from the past 12 months.

Tips | 5 min read
The Security Clause

Believe it or not, there are some parallels between Scott Calvin figuring out his new gig as Santa in the 1994 film, The Santa Clause, and a person entering a new cybersecurity role. Here are a few.

Talent | 8 min read
A year in review: An honest look at a developer’s first 12 months at Expel

Get a peek behind the curtain as one of our senior software engineers reflects on his experience during his first year at Expel, from the interview process all the way to where he is now.

Talent | 3 min read
Let’s talk compensation: Why Expel made the move to pay transparency

Expel recently made the decision to move toward pay transparency — but what does that mean, exactly? Learn what it means to us, how we arrived at the decision, and what we’ve learned along the way.

Security operations | 8 min read
A new way to recruit: Our approach to building Expel’s Phishing team

In this blog post, we’ll share how we’re using the Expel Phishing team and its simple, narrow focus, to achieve two goals -- Protect managed detection and response (MDR) service continuity, and Increase diversity in cybersecurity

Security operations | 9 min read
Performance metrics, part 2: Keeping things under control

In this second post in our three-part series on all things metrics and SOC leadership, our team dives into details of what metrics and techniques are used to protect the SOC against volatility.

Talent | 4 min read
So you’re a manager. Congrats! Now what?

Creating strong leaders is paramount to the health and success of a company ... but managers are rarely given the tools to lead. That’s why we built a managers program at Expel.

Talent | 5 min read
An inside look at what happened when I finally took a vacation (for realsies)

I returned from my vacation with more than a tan. Here are 7 not-so-obvious things I learned by stepping away and unplugging from the office.

Talent | 5 min read
How to get your resume noticed at Expel (or anywhere)

Want the hiring manager here (or anywhere) to notice you? These resume pro tips will help you stand out from the pack.

Security operations | 7 min read
Lessons learned from a CISO’s first 100 days

In this guest post, Amanda Fennell, CSO at Relativity reflects on what she’s learned -- I recently finished my first 100 days as Chief Security Officer (CSO) of Relativity. I’ve learned a lot. And while every new CSO faces unique challenges, I’ve come up with some recommendations to help new CSOs. 

Talent | 9 min read
A beginner’s guide to getting started in cybersecurity

Our list of five things you can do to take the first steps to an entry-level technical cybersecurity career and more.