SOC

Mon
25
Apr

Security Considerations in a Data Center Deployment

Security Considerations in a Data Center Deployment

A data center for the core of every organization making use of IT as its basic business or as a supporting arm. All the business critical information lies in the data center components. With the growing inter-connectivity among the businesses and internet and the prevalence of hacking and corporate espionage, securing the data has become the key to survival of an organization. A breach of the data center can have catastrophic consequences to the business.

Hence securing the data center is a prime concern in the current scenario.

The overall architecture of the Data Center is essentially comprised of the following four layers

Thu
14
Jan

Making a Choice - Security Operations Center

Making a Choice - Security Operations Center

A significant number of high profile cybersecurity incidents in the last year from Sony pictures, Ashley Madison, T-Systems to Apple Application store hacking have made enterprise beeline for managed SOC services. They confirmed that their “IT department was struggling to handle sophisticated security events around hybrid environments colocation including on private and public clouds. The truth is enterprises are increasingly finding it difficult to manage security in hybrid environments. Enterprises are increasingly investing in the development of security operations centers (SOCs) to provide security and rapid response to events. People in these operations rooms analyze threats from Bots to phishing detected by the algorithms of tools. A security operations center (SOC) is a centralized unit that deals with security issues on an organizational and technical level. There is a phenomena of easy access and provisioning of these SOC services now.

Wed
02
Sep

Why your SOC and NOC should run together but separately - Unify SOC and NOC

Why your SOC and NOC should run together but separately - Unify SOC and NOC

The emergence of Enterprise 2.0 with social, mobile, local, and cloud applications within the enterprise have increased IT operational challenges. Other trends such as bring your own device (BYOD) are adding new dimensions that are challenging for IT Operations due to diversified form, OS, vendors, etc. Your customers and employees are demanding an open platform to facilitate better collaboration. However, your IT operations may not be in position to support Enterprise 2.0 or BYOD due to security challenges or resource constraints. So, how do you align your business requirements and IT resources, while keeping it secure?

In many organizations, security operations work in siloes to IT Operations. As a result, security vulnerabilities have to be handled twice: once by the SOC groups or security teams, and secondly by the IT Operations team who could not initially identify the issue.

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