Many companies, including IBM, are taking a new collar approach and recruiting ex-military personnel to fill woefully understaffed cybersecurity positions.
Cognitive security tools enable SOC analysts to bridge gaps in intelligence, speed and accuracy, and empowers team leaders to address the IT skills gap.
New technologies like augmented and virtual reality may be the next big thing for security operations centers.
Gamification is an engaging way to motivate security operations center analysts to develop their incident response skills and situational awareness.
This week, IBM opened its refurbished and expanded X-Force Command Center in Wroclaw, Poland, to help clients manage their EU-based data more securely.
It's natural for security professionals to be nervous, but Watson is designed to augment the role of the cognitive analyst, not replace it entirely.
IBM Security developed QRadar Advisor to help IT analysts address gaps in speed, accuracy and intelligence and respond to incidents more confidently
The Snare Log Analysis App offers security analysts an extra pair of eyes to help them analyze SIEM logs and meet file activity monitoring requirements.
Can IBM QRadar Advisor with Watson save the world? We won't know until it matures, but Watson has already shown great potential to assist SOC analysts.
IT analysts can refer to the human immune system as a model for securing IT systems through careful vetting of data and prioritization of threats.