How to Build a SOC with Limited Resources

Your guide to detecting and responding to threats fast— even if you don't have a 24x7 SOC

Learn How to Fuse People, Process, and Technology to Create a Highly Effective SOC

In a perfect world, your organization would staff a 24x7 SOC—and have no trouble finding the budget or talent to do so. But the truth is, most organizations can’t afford a 24x7 SOC. The cost of having well-trained analysts onsite at all times outweighs the benefits.

If your organization is making do with an informal SOC, you may be facing delays in responding to incidents. You may even fear that incidents are going unnoticed. It’s a dangerous situation.

But there is a solution: building a SOC that automates as much of the security operations work as possible.

This white paper will illustrate how to fuse people, process, and technology to create a highly effective and efficient SOC—even with limited resources. You’ll learn:

  • What makes a SOC effective
  • How to estimate SOC costs and savings
  • Cost comparisons of various SOC staffing models
  • Steps for building a SOC with limited resources