Due to this change, traditional Security Operations Centres (SOC) that merely monitor an organisation’s network no longer provide acceptable protection. The alternative is the Next-generation SOCs: it offers an integrated incident response and more sophisticated threat identification and mitigation.
Let us take a closer look at how the future of SOC looks like.
The traditional SOC needs modernization to keep pace with the evolving business and threat landscapes. Below are some bullet points of the changing environment of traditional SOC:
Therefore, the need for a next generation SOC arises to assure monitoring data that extends beyond the organization into cloud services, mobile devices, and more monitoring security across the enterprise has become harder because of a constantly growing attack surface due to Digital transformation, cloud migration, and enterprise mobility.
Organizations are collecting analytics data at multiple tiers, trying to glue together an understanding of their security posture, lacking an integrated way to collect, process, analyze, and act upon the data.
Building a full stack in-house cybersecurity is an extreme challenge due to high need for financing, and expertise gaps. The SOC as a service is recommended for organizations that:
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