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What Is SOC Reporting, and Why Does Every Organization Need It?

In today’s increasingly specialized business landscape, joining forces with third-party partners is essential. Rather than developing in-house capabilities for everything they do, organizations can outsource peripheral tasks while focusing on their core business functions. However, organizations must carefully evaluate potential business partners to ensure they can meet their own quality standards. That’s precisely the purpose…

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SOC 2 Certification
How SOC 2 Certification Can Help You Become a Skilled SOC Analyst  

As global internet users continue to increase, cyberthreats are becoming more sophisticated and frequent. For example, in 2021, the average number of cyberattacks and data breaches increased by 15.1 percent from the previous year (ThoughtLab, 2022). Other surveys revealed that cybercrime cost U.S. businesses more than $6.9 billion in 2021 (Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2021),…

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SIEM SOC
How SIEMs Can Help SOCs Streamline Operations

The global Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) market is expected to reach USD 5.5 billion by 2025 (Markets and Markets, 2020). So why are companies investing in SIEM? Cyberattacks are pervasive and increasingly sophisticated, which means security risks are rapidly growing. As a result, organizations are implementing SIEM solutions to secure their applications and…

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SIEM Tools for SOC
Top SIEM Tools for SOC Analysts

A cursory look at 2021’s cyberattack statistics shows that organizations need the help of trained, certified security operations center (SOC) analysts who know how to effectively use the latest tools and techniques, including security information and event management (SIEM) platforms. Take a look at the following data recently published by TechJury (Bulao, 2022): Malicious actors…

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Role of a Security Operations Center
Understanding the Role of a Security Operations Center 

A security operations center (SOC) is essential for any organization in today’s data-driven world. A SOC is a group of cybersecurity experts responsible for monitoring and protecting an organization’s networks and information. SOC teams play a critical role in keeping organizations secure. This article will discuss the SOC framework, how a SOC works, and the…

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