A security operations center (SOC) is a centralized unit that deals with security issues on an organizational and technical level. A SOC within a building or facility is a central location from where staff supervises the site, using data processing technology. Via AlienVault: Originally, SOCs, or Security Operation Centers were designed to be a centralized […]
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What is Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)?
Security information and event management (SIEM) is an approach to security management that seeks to provide a holistic view of an organization’s information technology (IT) security. The acronym is pronounced “sim” with a silent e. The underlying principle of a SIEM system is that relevant data about an enterprise’s security is produced in multiple locations […]