Inside a Working Security Operations Center

A tour of a SOC operated by eSentire, which has spent the last few years growing their operations to secure hundreds of data centers globally. They use the familiar process of automation, detection, and mitigation, but focus on the human element more than anything, as their SOC operators work to assess and mitigate threats directly rather than rely on a script.
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Credit: Steve Ragan

Managed security isn't for everyone

Sometimes company culture, or regulatory requirements keep the idea of MSSP (Managed  Security Services Provider) off the table. There's also the false assumption that MSSP has something to do with device management, which is far from the truth and nowhere near reality. 

It isn't easy either. SOC (security operations center) operatives work hard to manage the known and existing threats, while keeping up with emerging risks and issues. All of this while attempting to keep aligned with the customer's needs and risk tolerance level.

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