Gartner Research

Setting Up a Security Operations Center (SOC)

Published: 28 October 2015

ID: G00339924

Analyst(s): Information Risk Research Team


This document summarizes key discussion points from the first two networking conversations of the series where members discussed Security Operations Centers (SOCs). In particular, participants noted: creating the business case for an SOC has become significantly easier over the past few years, knowledge and application of business context is crucial for making SOC data actionable, and organizations do not have good metrics to evaluate SOCs’ effectiveness in detecting advanced attacks.

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