The Instant Impact of a Cyber Security Operations Centre

In this project, we were tasked with on-boarding a new customer to our Cyber Security Operations Centre (C-SOC). This would be “just another SOC paper” if it wasn’t for the fact that this particular Customer has an architecture that is exactly what we built the C-SOC for: they are almost exclusively an Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) operation. 

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The Role of a SOC in a Serverless World

The server as we know it is a dying breed. With the advent of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lambda in November 2015, and the raft of similar function-as-a-service (FaaS) platforms which followed it, more and more companies are choosing to migrate into the serverless world.

After all, the advantages in scalability, simplicity, and cost-effectiveness are enough to make the head spin and the heart sing – but what does the move mean for security?

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Why Cyber-Attacks Should Be Such a Concern to SME's

Last year, research showed that more than 70% of cyber-attacks were directed at SMEs, and that almost half of all small businesses reported a successful attempt to infiltrate their system. Most concerning of all, almost 60% of those SMEs which fell prey to an attack were forced to cease trading within six months of the incident. Clearly, cyber-security should be high on any business owner’s agenda – but it’s not. So, we must ask ourselves, why?

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