Functions of Security Operations Center
- Asset Discovery and Management
Includes checking whether all the tools, technologies, software and hardware of the organization are up-to-date and operational and gaining awareness about these tools.
- Continuous Behavior Monitoring
Involves taking proactive and reactive measures in case of any threat by detecting all systems continuously.
Involves recording all activities of the organization by SOC and identifying employee actions that may result in any security vulnerability.
Includes identifying the priority of handling of identified threats and the possible damages.
Involves creating an incident response plan for any attack scenario.
Preventing data breaches and recovering endangered data.
Includes checking that all actions performed by the security operations center comply with the standards of compliance with the law.
Benefits of Security Operations Center
Having the entire SOC team access to the same information provides an overview of potential security vulnerabilities, providing enough hardware to identify and prevent threats.
Reporting from a single center enables threat identification and response time to be reduced.
- Prevention of Threats and Attacks
Provides a proactive approach to detect potential security breaches and take action.
Provides maintenance and in-depth analysis of the company’s security systems to identify and prevent potential gaps.
- Defense Against Cyber Attacks
Takes part in defense in any cyber attack and post-attack reporting also identifies other possible vulnerabilities.
- Implementing Improvements
Provides the collection of all the information obtained and the solution to the problems identified.
As a result, the Security Operations Center is involved in ensuring cyber security of the organization by monitoring, analyzing cyber events and developing solutions to security vulnerabilities.