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24/7 Managed SOC & SIEM

A 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC) is a dedicated facility or team responsible for monitoring, detecting, and responding to security incidents and threats around the clock, every day of the year. It serves as the central hub for managing an organization's cybersecurity operations and maintaining the overall security posture.

Continuous Monitoring:
A 24/7 SOC actively monitors the organization's IT infrastructure, networks, systems, and applications to detect security events and anomalies. This monitoring is performed using various security tools, including Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems, intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), and other security technologies.

Incident Detection and Response:
The SOC is responsible for detecting and analyzing security incidents in real-time. Security analysts within the SOC review security alerts, investigate potential threats, and assess the severity and impact of incidents. They coordinate and execute appropriate incident response actions to contain, mitigate, and remediate the threats efficiently.

Threat Intelligence:
The SOC leverages threat intelligence feeds and sources to stay informed about the latest attack vectors, emerging threats, and vulnerabilities. This information helps analysts identify potential risks and take proactive measures to protect the organization's assets. It also aids in enhancing detection capabilities and improving incident response effectiveness.

Incident Triage and Escalation:
When an incident is identified, the SOC performs initial triage to assess its criticality and impact. Depending on the severity, incidents are escalated to higher-level analysts or incident response teams for further investigation and response. This ensures that incidents receive appropriate attention and are addressed in a timely manner.

Forensic Analysis and Reporting:
The SOC conducts forensic analysis of security incidents, collecting and analyzing relevant data and evidence to understand the root cause, extent of compromise, and impact. This information is crucial for incident reporting, compliance requirements, and guiding future security improvements.

Vulnerability Management:
The SOC plays a role in vulnerability management by actively monitoring and assessing vulnerabilities in the organization's systems and applications. They prioritize vulnerabilities based on severity, coordinate with relevant teams for patching or mitigation efforts, and track the progress to ensure timely remediation.

Proactive Threat Hunting:
In addition to monitoring security events and incidents, the SOC engages in proactive threat hunting. Security analysts proactively search for indicators of compromise (IOCs), signs of advanced persistent threats (APTs), and other potential security risks that may go undetected by automated systems. This helps in identifying and mitigating threats before they can cause significant damage.

A 24/7 SOC operates with a continuous and proactive approach to ensure that security incidents and threats are addressed promptly and effectively. 

Conclusion:
CAT's 24 / 7 Security Operations Center (SOC) aids SMBs in fortifying their cybersecurity defenses, mitigating the impact of incidents, and safeguarding their crucial assets from evolving threats.

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