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Security Operations Center Analysts Busy With False Alerts

Posted by Kirby Wadsworth on Sep 13, 2019 9:21:13 AM

Illusive’s great partner, CriticalStart, has just produced a troubling report showing SOC Analysts are increasingly facing burnout due to an overload of alerts. The number of alerts per analyst is growing. The time required to investigate alerts is growing. The frustration of chasing false alerts is demoralizing and demotivating.

Employee burnout is a serious issue on both a human and business front. A recent Gallup study found that about two-thirds of full-time workers experience job related burnout. The organization cost is high as burned out workers are less productive, less healthy, and less satisfied with their jobs.

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7 Key Roles & Responsibilities on a Cyber Security Team

Posted by the Illusive Networks team on Dec 30, 2015 7:00:00 AM

CISOs have been content to deploy point solutions and incremental enhancements to protect a relatively small pool of assets. However, incrementally deploying solutions like next-gen firewalls, IPSs, IDSs, web application firewalls, data leakage protection systems and more isn’t enough because every company should already have them in place.

CISOs must take a more proactive stance when it comes to modern cyber security—and it all starts with building a security team capable of keeping up with sophisticated cyber criminals.

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