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60% of Infosec Execs Are Boosting SOC Deployments

A survey of security executives and managers finds a majority are expanding or upgrading their current SOC readiness.

Faced with an onslaught of attacks, a recent survey reports that 60% of security executives and managers want to improve their current security operations center (SOC) deployments, according to research released today by Forrester Research.

The report, Achieve Complete Breach Intolerance Through SOC Transformation, says that 40% of the 150 security executives and managers surveyed encountered three or more cyber attacks in the past year. Other findings show that 71% of respondents rely on five or more technologies in their SOC, with a third of the respondents using eight or more tools.

The survey, sponsored by Endgame, also reports that 44% of respondents want their staff to improve their endpoint security technical skills or use automation tools to address the expertise gap.

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