The importance of data and its impacts on our daily lives is increasing, which has created growing challenges for companies to ensure trust, integrity and availability. This white paper looks at the relevance of the Security Operations Center (SOC) and how to implement it correctly in terms of outsourcing.
To successfully achieve this goal, the SOC must be based on the following four pillars, which are presented in more detail in the whitepaper:
In addition, selecting the appropriate SOC model is the cornerstone of a successful cybersecurity strategy. An excellent approach to choose a strategy is to conduct a risk assessment that identifies enterprise resources and aligns SOC performance with business objectives.
An enterprise can consider the following three options:
Each option offers benefits and challenges. The on-premises option, for example, allows companies to retain responsibility and control over the SOC. At the same time, the challenge arises of finding qualified experts to interpret the sources and information.
The outsourcing decision should be made objectively, and the input of a fully independent partner can be a significant asset. BearingPoint’s market knowledge and proven experience enable us to demonstrate the benefits of best practices to our clients.