Gartner Research

Make Sure Your Organization Is Mature Enough for SOAR

Published: 27 March 2019

ID: G00379047

Analyst(s): Ryan Benson , Pete Shoard


Security orchestration, automation and response toolsets enable only organizations with the correct level of preparation in their security operations processes to increase security process efficiency. Security and risk management leaders must prepare adequately to ensure value from such toolsets.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Look at Internal Security Operations Processes to Identify Benefits
  • Make Sure SOAR Benefits Your Organization When Using an MSSP
  • Involve the Entire Security Organization When Scoping Requirements for SOAR
    • SOAR Capabilities Already Exist in Many Toolsets
  • Ensure Your Organization Possesses the Correct Development Skill Sets to Leverage SOAR Effectively

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