Ponemon Institute Research: Improving the Effectiveness of the SOC
Security Operations Centers (SOC) are an increasingly important part of organizations’ efforts to keep ahead of the latest cybersecurity threats. However, for a variety of reasons revealed in research conducted in partnership with the Ponemon Institute, Improving the Effectiveness of the Security Operations Center, organizations reported frustration with their SOC’s lack of effectiveness in detecting attacks.
“The top barrier to SOC success, according to 65 percent of respondents, is the lack of visibility into the IT security infrastructure and the top reason for SOC ineffectiveness, according to 69 percent, is lack of visibility into network traffic.”
This report of 554 IT and IT security practitioners in organizations that have a SOC revealed the SOC’s frustration factors and the drivers of analyst burnout, including issues with visibility, threat hunting, interoperability, and business alignment. Download the full report to learn more.