How to Build a Modern SOC
Most organizations do not have a full Security Operations Center (SOC) working 24/7, but there are ways to[…]
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.
Exabeam’s 2018 State of the SOC Report dove into the mindset of those in the cybersecurity trenches, as well as the managers and CISOs who lead them. Their views on critical aspects of operations, technology, hiring, and staffing provided key insights on how organizations can maintain a well-run and effective SOC. The study also reveals several common concerns—ranging from staffing and retention to frustration over legacy technologies. And it found a surprising degree of separation between the perspectives of top management and their frontline security analysts.