Security traditionally leans on risk and relationships to get the job done, but could use some stronger metrics to show its efficacy and value.
Security operations centres are a critical line of defence for many organisations against the threat of attacks, data breaches and other security concerns.
Yet research shows the SOC is allocated less than one-third of the total IT security budget, on average. What can be done to change this?
It’s worth considering what we know about how security, and a SOC in particular, justifies its existence, budget and organisational value.
A well-resourced security operation is a risk offset – a type of insurance.
Read this guest opinion article in IT Wire by Jim Cook of Attivo Networks.