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Gartner: Create a SOC Target Operating Model to Drive Success

Gartner SOC Target Operating Model2


"Security and risk management leaders often struggle to convey the business value of their security operations centers to non security leaders, resulting in reduced investment, poor collaboration and eroding support.

Without operational alignment and defined agreements for an SOC, SRM leaders face resistance and avoidance from other business units, increasing the risk of security incidents with direct fiscal impact on the business.

SRM leaders are failing to identify and understand relevant threats and risks to the organization, which increases the chances of devastating security incidents."

Download this Gartner report to learn:

  • What is the the Security Operations Center Target Operating Model (SOCTOM) framework.
  • The key components of the SOCTOM framework.
  • How to gain organizational alignment when engaging with leaders enterprise-wide to understand their requirements and needs of the SOC.

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Gartner, Create an SOC Target Operating Model to Drive Success, John Collins, Refreshed 9 July 2021, Published 15 January 2020.

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