Author: Salman Khwaja (Manager Application Security, TPS Pakistan Pvt. Ltd.)
Maintaining a SOC (Security Operations Center) is an important status symbol for various organizations. A very few SOCs are useful in counteracting/reducing cyberattacks and IT abuse, and there is no standard framework available and no clear vision on SOCs. Many organizations are still left for guidance on how to properly implement an SOC. This paper highlights how an SOC can be institutionalized, operated, and maintained.