Security and Network Operation Center (SOC & NOC)

What is a Security Operations Center (SOC)?

The operation security center (SOC) is a place that houses an information security team (which is responsible for monitoring and analyzing the security posture of the organization) continuously. The SOC team aims to detect, analyze, and respond to network security incidents using a combination of technology solutions and a robust set of processes. Security operations centers are often staffed by analysts and engineers as well as supervising managers. SOC staff work closely with the organization’s incident response teams to ensure security issues are resolved quickly once discovered.

Security operations centers monitor and analyze activity across networks, servers, terminals, databases, apps, websites and other systems, looking for possible anomalies is a sign of a security problem or intrusion. The SOC is responsible for ensuring that potential security incidents are accurately identified, analyzed, protected, investigated and reported.

How does the Security Operations Center work?

Instead of focusing on developing a security strategy, designing a security architecture, or implementing safeguards, the SOC team is responsible for the continuing operational component of enterprise information security. The security operations center staff is composed mainly of security analysts working together to detect, analyze, respond to, report and prevent cybersecurity incidents. The additional capabilities of some SOCs may include advanced forensic analysis, cryptographic analysis, and malware reverse engineering to analyze the problems.

The first step in establishing an organization’s SOC is to clearly define a strategy that incorporates specific business goals from different departments as well as input and support from the executives. Once the strategy has been developed, the necessary infrastructure to support the strategy must be in place. According to Bit4Id Chief Information Security Officer Pierluigi Paganini, typical SOC infrastructure includes firewalls, IPS / IDS, breach detection solutions, exploration and event management systems and security information. honey (SIEM). Technology is needed to collect data through data streams, telemetry, packet capture, syslog and other methods so that data operation can be correlated and analyzed by SOC staff. The Security Operations Center also monitors networks and endpoints for vulnerabilities to protect sensitive data and comply with government or industry regulations.

What benefits will the SOC bring to the business / organization?

The main benefit of having a centralized operations hub is improved security incident detection through continuous monitoring and analysis of data activity. By analyzing this activity across the organization, the organization’s networks, endpoints, servers, and databases, SOC groups are critical to ensure timely detection and response to security incidents. confidential. The 24/7 monitoring provided by the SOC gives organizations an edge to protect against incidents and intrusions, regardless of the origin, timing or type of attack. The gap between attacker intrusion time and enterprise discovery time is huge, according to Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report. Having a secure operating center helps organizations bridge gaps and be proactive in dealing with threats.

Network Operations Centers (NOC) must have the following capabilities:

  • Monitor and control network, electrical, air-conditioning, fire prevention and security systems of DC.
  • Using the Surveillance Camera system is connected to the DVR to monitor the internal and external DC images.
  • Network Management System – Network Management System (NMS) is capable of stable monitoring the operation status of network devices, servers, status parameters of each line … At the same time, this system also detects network connection changes and timely notifications before the connection speed exceeds the allowed threshold. Thereby minimizing the down-time.
  • Remote access support
  • Regularly and continuously monitoring environmental parameters (temperature, humidity on each location on the engine room diagram), helping technicians adjust the air-conditioning system accordingly.
  • System log: connection to the Syslog server should always be on to monitor system operations.

SIEM

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Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) is an effective detection and response solution that finds advanced threats and eliminates them before they compromise data. Machine learning (both pre-execution and runtime), vulnerability protection, behavioral analysis, application control, and other advanced techniques designed to work seamlessly with endpoint protection your.

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To avoid data breaches, businesses and organizations must detect and respond quickly to unusual activity. Entity and User Behavior Analysis (UEBA) can help you track down threats or behavior that alters user data, providing the ability to detect threats or other unauthorized influence on the system based on user behavior.

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Network Detection & Response (NDR)

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