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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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Narrowing The Cybersecurity Talent Gap | Illusive Networks

Posted by Beth Ruck on Aug 10, 2017 7:00:38 AM

The second and third most common inhibitors to better cyber defense, according to the 2017 Cyberthreat Defense Report are “the shortage of skilled personnel and too much data for IT security teams to analyze.” The two are undoubtedly related.

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