How to Build a Security Operations Center for Small Companies
Learn how smaller businesses can take advantage of SOC capabilities with the right set of tools and practices.
The cyber security group within an organization that handles security issues on an organizational and technical level.
The responsibilities of the security operations center include using a framework of best practices and software to monitor, assess, and defend enterprise information systems.
A new study from Exabeam reports that the majority of organizations see significant value in red/blue team testing — and are using lessons learned from the exercises to strengthen their cybersecurity programs. The survey also found that 74% of respondents have seen their companies increase investment in security infrastructure as a result of red and blue team testing.
The Exabeamannual State of the SOC Report identifies the various factors that contribute to a successful SOC. This year, staffing and budget remain a top pain point, with budget issues only continuing to feed the challenges that SOC teams face.
The Exabeam 2019 State of the SOC Report is a comprehensive survey of U.S. and U.K. cybersecurity professionals who manage and operate SOCs. We asked respondents like you about basic SOC operations, hiring and staffing, operational processes, technology, and finance and budget.
A security operations center continuously monitors and analyzes the security procedures of an organization. It also defends against security breaches and actively isolates and mitigates security risks. We look at key SOC roles and responsibilities and best practices.
Building a modern security operations center (SOC) is much more than assembling the latest equipment and then hiring a team of analysts. Read about what it takes to stay on top of threats, be current with emerging technology and trends, and hire and keep the right talent.