Are You Following The Right SOC Model?

“Selecting the appropriate security operation model is challenging, choosing the wrong SOC model can lead to a poor security posture, increased risk, and overexerted security teams. Security and risk management leaders should use this guide to identify which model aligns to their needs.” – Gartner

2021 Gartner® Report: SOC Model Guide

Building and managing a security operations program is a journey and will evolve and grow over time. The SOC model you follow today may not be the model you need tomorrow. The alignment between where you are and where you need to be is crucial to your SOC team’s success.

Gartner estimates that, “By 2025, 33% of organizations that currently have internal security functions will attempt and fail to build an effective internal SOC due to resource constraints, such as lack of budget, expertise and staffing.”

Read the Gartner SOC Model Guide for expert guidance on how to assess and select the right security operation center model.

Download the report to get Gartner perspective on:

  • What to inventory when identifying organizational security operations capabilities and limitations
  • Considerations for each of the three core SOC model types
  • Questions and actions to take when assessing a SOC’s model and efficiency
  • Recommendations and best practices for on-going evaluation of SOC model performance

Gartner®, SOC Model Guide, 19 October 2021, John Collins, Mitchell Schneider, Pete Shoard

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