According to the latest research from Gartner, SOAR solutions are gaining visibility and real-world use driven by early adoption to improve security operations centers (SOCs).
The first market guide from Gartner to cover the SOAR solution market provides analysis and direction on the current state of the SOAR market, as well as recommendations and key findings to help security and risk management leaders evaluate how a SOAR solution can improve their ability to prioritize security operations activities, formalize triage and incident response, and automate response.
The Security Operations Center (SOC) is where security data is transformed into an effective response to attacks. From investigating threats and scanning for vulnerabilities, to reverse-engineering malware and developing new security content to identify the latest threats, the SOC is a critical piece of the security puzzle. Learn how Alert Logic’s SOC operates to protect IT infrastructure from on-premises data centers to the cloud.
As the number and severity of cyberattacks continue to grow with no end in sight, cybersecurity teams are implementing new tools and processes to combat these emerging threats. However, the oneoverriding requirement for meeting this challenge is improved speed. Whether it’s speed of detection, speed of remediation or other processes that now need to be completed faster, the ability to do things quickly is key to effective cybersecurity.
The reason why speed is essential is simple: As the dwell time for malware
increases, the lateral spread of an attack broadens, the number of potentially breached files expands, and the difficulty in remediating the threat increases. And the stealthy nature of many of the newer threats makes finding them faster?before they become harder to detect?a critical focus in reducing the impact of an intrusion. These requirements make it essential that security operations centers (SOCs) can complete their activities
far more quickly, both now and moving forwa
Due to recent cyberattacks, security operations centers (SOCs) have had to focus on a holistic and cohesive security strategy by consolidating the right people, processes and technology to mitigate and remediate attacks.
This white paper, “The Five Essential Capabilities of an Analytics-Driven SOC”, dives into the necessity of SOCs to be analytics driven and how it helps IT and business leaders assess their own risk levels.
Download this white paper to to learn about:
*How advanced analytics and machine learning are now critical hallmarks of the modern security platform
*How proactively hunting and investigating threats can shore up defenses
*Why adaptive security architectures, like Splunk’s, are needed to prevent, detect and respond to attacks in today’s security landscape
While there has been improvement in the amount of time an attacker spends in a network before detection — decreasing from years to days in many cases — the ongoing delay illustrates just how elusive attackers still are compared to an organization's ability to detect a problem. IDC believes that actionable threat intelligence is going to be a significant factor in improving this metric. Threat intelligence has historically been seen as a complex set of activities reserved for security operations centers (SOCs) and advanced security analysts. The tools to collect and apply threat intelligence have generally not existed commercially and the ability to integrate threat intelligence into the traditional security workflow has not been available. Over the last few years, threat intelligence has been growing in importance within the security workflow.
Security operations centers need advanced analytical tools that can quickly collect and shift through security data. This brief looks at the latest options and processes to speed up detection of advanced threats.
Published By: LogRhythm
Published Date: Feb 22, 2018
Some organizations have formal security operations centers
(SOCs). Formal 24x7 SOCs are tightly secured areas where
teams of dedicated analysts carefully monitor for threats
around the clock, every day of the year. The analysts are
checking their organization’s enterprise security controls to
identify possible signs of intrusion and compromise that may
require a response by the organization’s incident responders.
There are several steps along the SOC maturity curve and different paths to get there. Join the Foundstone Services team as they discuss the elements of a modern SOC, maturity levels, and strategic options.
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