Dissertation Writers: Security Operations Control Centers (SOCC)
Security Operations Control Centers (SOCC) are a necessity for large businesses and government agencies. But, for a small to medium sized business such as Sifers-Grayson, the expense of setting up and operating a SOCC may outweigh the benefits. Instead of a full SOCC, smaller companies may decide to invest in an enterprise monitoring technology such as a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tool. Such tools can be used by to monitor the enterprise, collect information, and report upon security events (generate alerts and alarms). Your task for this case study is to identify, assess, and recommend an SIEM tool which is appropriate for Sifers-Grayson and which could be used to support the activities of a SOCC should Sifers-Grayson decide to establish this organization as a separate operating unit.
1. Review the weekly readings.
2. Choose one of the SIEM products from the Gartner Magic Quadrant analyses.
3. Research your chosen product using the vendor’s website and product information brochures. (Vendors for highly rated products will provide a copy of Gartner’s most recent Magic Quadrant report on their websites but, registration is required.)
4. Find three or more additional sources which provide reviews for (a) your chosen product or (b) general information about SIEM technologies and solutions.