The Second Economics of the SOC Report by the Ponemon Institute

From SOC complexity and effectiveness to ROI and salaries, Ponemon provides a COVID-19 update on the state of today’s SOC, budgets for SOC tools, and how organizations can be successful in 2021. Download the full report.

The Impact of XDR in the Modern SOC

The status quo is not working. Enterprises struggle with alert fatigue and disconnected tools to monitor security controls. So it is not surprising that one of the hottest new cybersecurity technology categories is XDR. It promises to reduce the security engineering burden while using analytics to improve and speed detection. Learn how XDR can change the game for your security team. Download the eBook, The Impact of XDR in the Modern SOC – Taking Detection and Response to the Next Level. 

Build a Robust Security Practice based on the MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Security teams can employ the ATT&CK framework as a way to map their sensor grid’s detection capabilities against real-world attackers’ tactics, techniques, and procedures.  Given that the framework is behavior-focused, security teams can better understand the "how" and "why" of particular malicious activities. To ensure that coverage can catch when an individual sensor misses a particular attack technique, sensor grid mapping should be diverse and overlapping, including; EPP, EDR, NIDS, Web Filtering, AV, etc.

XDR Guide
Four Considerations to Evaluate XDR

What is eXtended Detection and Response (XDR)? This guide outlines everything you need to know in this growing category of security operations tools. We’ve also compiled the top four considerations to keep in mind when selecting an XDR solution.

Integrated Reasoning

Integrated Reasoning, applying mathematical probability to human decision-making within intrusion analysis for automated investigations and escalation.

MSSP Buyer’s Guide

Regardless of the size or maturity of your Security Operations Center (SOC), a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) might be the right fit for your organization. If you are considering an MSSP, you must weigh the human resource element that includes finding and hiring expert security analyst(s) and the difficulty of retaining that talent. Another option is to outsource operations to an MSSP that monitors your environment 24x7x365. If you are considering outsourcing, please read this comprehensive MSSP Buyer’s Guide to help you with this critical cybersecurity decision.