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7/24/2019
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SOC Pain Points

Time wasted spinning wheels was behind some of the biggest pain points identified by those surveyed in the Exabeam study. Approximately one in three said the time spent on reporting and documentation was their biggest complaint. Meantime, 27% said alert fatigue was their biggest source of pain, while 24% cited false positives. Other common complaints were out-of-date systems or applications, false negatives, and lack of visibility.

Image Source: Exabeam 2019 State of the SOC Report

SOC Pain Points

Time wasted spinning wheels was behind some of the biggest pain points identified by those surveyed in the Exabeam study. Approximately one in three said the time spent on reporting and documentation was their biggest complaint. Meantime, 27% said alert fatigue was their biggest source of pain, while 24% cited false positives. Other common complaints were out-of-date systems or applications, false negatives, and lack of visibility.

Image Source: Exabeam 2019 State of the SOC Report

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