Organizations build a security operations center (SOC) to protect against the latest cybersecurity threats. But security leaders responsible for a SOC are often littered with questions about what a SOC does, why it can't be more agile and why breaches still happen after spending so much on security.
A data breach at Volvo Cars involving intellectual property theft highlights the need for identity and access management and deployment of next-gen cybersecurity measures, such as automotive security operations centers, or ASOCs, some experts say.
The year is ending with a cybersecurity bang - not whimper - due to the widespread prevalence of the Apache Log4j vulnerability. Researchers warn that at least 40% of corporate networks have been targeted by attackers seeking to exploit the flaw. More than 250 vendors have already issued security advisories.
Threat intelligence can be a useful addition to your security toolkit. It
can provide your analysts with information and context they would
not have otherwise. There are many factors to consider, including
where to obtain the intelligence, how to collect it, how to integrate it,
and how much to...
Agility and efficiency is often top of mind for every senior executive. However, according to IDG only 49% of security teams are looking for investments into automation, and shockingly, just 37% of security professionals (according to the ISC2 workforce study) have SOC automation on their radar. So what’s holding so...
Criminal hackers don't break for lunches, weekends or holidays. Of course, that's just one of many challenges facing information security teams, as they attempt to maximize visibility and minimize complexity while protecting their business around the clock, says Peter Van Lierde, the CISO of energy firm Sibelga.
A SOAR tool can orchestrate security actions (like
investigations, triage, response) across various security
products in a team’s arsenal, and automate otherwise
manual repetitive security tasks.
But not all SOAR tools are created equal. A best-ofbreed
SOAR solution will provide a set of capabilities
Investing in a Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) platform is a wise
and highly strategic decision. After all, choosing the platform to build your security operation
center (SOC) on is arguably more important than choosing any point security product.
The SOAR platform you choose will become a...
While security operations is a high priority, many organizations continue to struggle to keep up with the scale and scope of the tasks at hand. This is because security operations are often hamstrung by organizations’ reliance on an overabundance of point tools and manual processes, as well as a shortage of advanced...
The global ‘State of Security 2021’ report recently published by Splunk and ESG Research presents insights and best practices from interviews with some of today’s most successful security leaders. This panel of experts will take a look at key report findings, and discuss the theory and practicality of best...
The Ponemon Institute found that today 75 percent of all organizations in the United States are not prepared to respond to an attack. Is yours among them?
By leveraging a highly effective combination of human and machine power, SOAR stacks can improve the efficiency of your incident response activities, reduce the...
XDR - cross-layered detection and response - should be implemented exclusively in the cloud or on premises, says Jason Cavallaro, national IT manager at CJD Equipment, a distributor of construction equipment in Australia.
To ensure adequate protection against emerging threat, organizations should automate more functions within their SOCs, says Huzefa Motiwala, director, system engineering, India and SARRC at Palo Alto Networks.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report describes new details emerging from the SolarWinds supply chain hack investigation. Also featured: A discussion of why security education is so crucial in 2021 and tips on how to retain security and operations center analysts.