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.