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Is a SIEM Enough to Make a SOC? Six Key Requirements for a Successful Security Operations Center

by Noam Rosenfeld

posted at September 29, 2016

According to Gartner’s recent Magic Quadrant for Security Incident & Event Management (August 2016), the SIEM market grew from $1.67 billion in 2014 to $1.73 billion in 2015.  The major driver for SIEM investments is security. “Even though compliance continues to be a secondary driver, the primary focus continues to be targeted attack and breach

A Day in the Trenches: My life in the SOC before, and after, automated investigation

by A SOC Manager

posted at August 2, 2016

Greetings from the SOC – the Security Operations Center.  Not every company has an official “SOC” but I think it’s fair to say that by now, most medium and large organizations have deployed multiple security products.  And there’s a team of IT or security people who manage them. I’m one of those people. I’ve worked

After 7 Years, Enfal Keeps Changing Its Spots but the Danger Remains

by Pei Kan Tsung

posted at July 26, 2016

By Pei Kan Tsung, Chief Cyber Researcher, Verint Systems The Enfal malware, first spotted in 2004, is more dangerous than ever given its ability to morph over time often enough to evade detection. Recent analysis by the Verint Cyber Intelligence research team shows that Enfal is still evolving, continuing to elude detection from most antivirus

Align the Attack/Defense Mismatch Part 2: Address the Shortage of Cyber Skills and Resources

by Ben Kapon

posted at July 19, 2016

There has been a lot of discussion lately about the cyber skills shortage. There’s no question that our industry must do more to provide education about cyber security and to encourage more students to launch on this path. But in the meantime, there is much that can be done to improve efficiency and alleviate the