Almost Half of Organizations Have No Security Operation Center, Hindering Detection of Advanced Threats


Even though Security Operation Centers (SOCs) are increasingly common, some 48 percent of organizations don’t have one, a recent survey shows. This creates many security challenges, such as: slower identification of intrusions, ad-hoc or no processes following a security breach, inability to efficiently protect the most valuable assets from advanced attacks, and delayed isolation of corrupted infrastructures.

A Security Operations Center (SOC), or the company’s cyber threat detection function, is a centralized, structured and coordinating hub for all cybersecurity activities.

Moreover, 57% of organizations do not have, or only have an informal, threat intelligence program, while another 12% feel it is very likely they would detect a sophisticated cyber attack.

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