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Common & Best Practices for Security Operations Centers: Results of the 2019 SOC Survey

SANS recently surveyed their members in hopes to provide objective data to security leaders and practitioners who are looking to establish a SOC or optimize their existing SOCs. The most frequently cited barriers to excellence were lack of skilled staff (58%) followed by absence of effective orchestration and automation (50%). Download the paper to see all the results to read common and best practices, gather defendable metrics that can be used to justify SOC resources to management, and to learn about key areas on which SOC managers can focus to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of security operations.