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How To Build a Powerful Security Operations Center, Part 3: Financial Investment & Reporting

Posted by Johnny Calhoun, VP Client Operations on Apr 26, '17

If you’ve made it this far through the series, you’re no doubt starting to realize (if you hadn’t already) that building a functional SOC requires a great deal of time, thought, and investment.

If you haven’t been following the series so far, now would be a good time to go back and read the first two articles:

So now that we've covered the most important components of a powerful SOC, it’s time to bring things into the real world, and talk about financial investment.

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Topics: Security Operations

How To Build a Powerful Security Operations Center, Part 2: Technical Requirements

Posted by Johnny Calhoun, VP Client Operations on Apr 19, '17

In the last post, we took a look at the logistical and human issues surrounding the setup of a new security operations center (SOC).

And while having a mission, the right people, and a physically secure location are all vital to the success of a new SOC, there are many more things to consider before you can jump in and get started.

In this post, we’re going to take a closer look at the technical requirements of building a SOC, including software, hardware, communications, project tracking, and more.

So let’s get right to it…

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Topics: Security Operations

How To Build a Powerful Security Operations Center, Part 1: Motivation & Logistics

Posted by Johnny Calhoun, VP Client Operations on Apr 14, '17

There’s a certain mystique and excitement surrounding the idea of a security operations center.

It puts your in mind of a mission control style room, possibly in an underground bunker, where people in uniforms shout orders and spend all their time responding to imminent threats.

And in a world where cyber attacks have become a daily reality, and even midsize organizations are forced to designate substantial budgets for cyber security, the idea of implementing a SOC has become far more realistic.

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Topics: Security Operations

   

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