Tag Archives: SOC

Offering In-House Security Teams a Helping Hand with Threat Detection and Response

by Jamie Holmes

Trend Micro blocked over 94 billion cyber-threats last year, a double-digit increase over 2020. But not everyone has the benefit of our threat detection technologies. And increasingly, bad actors are finding ways to infiltrate corporate networks without even using malware. That’s made detection and response a critical function for security operations (SecOps) teams. But many organisations are struggling with skills shortages, funding challenges and under-powered technology.

The bottom line is that when it comes to SecOps, the best choice is increasingly to outsource to the experts.

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On the frontline: revealing the personal and professional challenges facing SecOps teams

by Bharat Mistry

It’s easy to forget that cybersecurity is fundamentally about people. Attacks are launched by threat actors, phishing emails are opened by employees, and it is your SecOps team that has to try and detect and respond to increasing volumes of these threats. As good as technology systems are, we haven’t got to the point where all of this defensive work can be automated. So what happens when your most precious resource, your security team, feels overwhelmed by their workload?

According to new research from Trend Micro, it’s a question an increasing number of organisations are facing—but few have a satisfactory answer to. The reality is that under pressure SecOps teams need better tools to correlate and prioritise alerts, so they can work more efficiently.

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