The Modern Security Operation Center
I plan to cover Security Operations Center (SOC) best practices, which will be aligned with Cisco Security solutions and services.
“Are we affected?” – A simple question, but quite hard to answer
Who doesn’t remember the simple questions you had as a kid, or you now get as an adult from your children: “Why is the banana crooked?” “Why is the sky blue” “Why do people get sick?” That last question is especially relevant today with the current situation – we deal daily with the question “Am […]
RSA Conference® 2020 Security Operations Center Findings Report
Find out about all the fishy (and sometimes tawdry) activity the RSAC SOC team witnessed while monitoring the Moscone Center’s public wireless network in our new report.
We must challenge the conventional wisdom of security: every new threat vector requires a new solution. That you must keep adding new tools, new methodologies — and more people — to protect users, devices, apps, and networks.
Black Hat USA 2019 Network Operations Center
Cisco Security is honored to be a supporting partner for the Black Hat USA 2019 Network Operations Center (NOC) for the third year.
So You Want To Build A SOC: Security Intelligence and Technical Considerations (Part 2)
As security consultants, we go into an extraordinary array of organisations’ security environments, all with very differing levels of maturity. Our clients consistently state a common desire: "We need a...
So You Want to Build a SOC: Foundations for Your Security Operations Team (Part 1)
As security consultants, we go into an extraordinary array of organisations with very differing levels of maturity and one thing keeps on coming up: "we need a SOC". Whilst this...
Black Hat USA 2017: Cisco Umbrella Joins the NOC
Cisco Cloud Based Security in the SOC Black Hat USA marked its 20th anniversary this year. The members of the NOC management showed me photos of the original NOC: a single router in a closet. The NOC has grown with the conference; into a well-managed team of experts from around the globe, from various vendors […]
A Comparison of SOC Models for Today’s Need of Monitoring & Detecting the Latest Cyber Threats
At Cisco, we are often asked to take a vendor agnostic approach when developing a Security Operations Center (SOC) strategy, and as such, we must consider the importance of distinguishing between the various types of SOC models in today’s demanding security needs. However, before explaining the various models that exist for today’s need of monitoring […]