From the Winter 2024 Issue

How to Separate the Good SOCs from the Bad

Julia Girardi
Senior Consultant | CyberCX

Security Operations Centers (SOCs) typically provided by Managed Security Services Providers (MSSP) can be a valuable asset to help protect a company against cyber threats and to help them to operate securely. With so many providers in the marketplace and many organizations having adopted an outsourced SOC arrangement, how can your organization tell if its SOC is operating effectively, or if you are getting value for money from your existing MSSP? What separates the good SOCs from bad?

The following list highlights ten qualities that effective SOCs should demonstrate:
1. Well Built-out Team
The most effective SOCs . . .

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