EDR and SOAR

How to Do Endpoint Detection and Response with SOAR?

Introduction

Ensuring business continuity is the top priority of every organization. However, is it possible in the age of digital warfare? Today, businesses are at great risk from state-sponsored attacks, insider threats, external threats, organized crimes, and threats from hacktivists. Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) including all types of viruses are sophisticated and fast and protecting endpoints has become a great challenge for enterprises. Therefore, endpoint security is crucial to prevent business disruption and financial loss.  

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What is Security Case Management?

A Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) platform enables your security team to focus on high-priority security events while the low-priority events are automatically dealt with. A SOAR platform helps in decreasing the response time while increasing the overall efficiency. Orchestration, Automation, and Response are three components of a SOAR platform that allow an organization to manage incidents comprehensively, automate repetitive alerts, streamline and collaborative for incident investigations, better defense against threats, and high return on investment (ROI).

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The Outcomes of SIEM and SOAR in 2019 (Part 1)

Like the previous years, 2019 also witnessed the surge in data breaches and cyber-attacks. However, organizations having SIEM or/and SOAR system in place were better than those using traditional security tools. The cyber-attacks in 2019 were mostly related to financial crimes, supply chain attacks, phishing exploits, state-sponsored attacks, Grid attacks, health sector attacks, and attacks on IoT devices. Cybersecurity skills shortage was also one of the major concerns in 2019.

In this first part of the article, we will take a look at how SIEM and SOAR tools were helping organizations in 2019 to get rid of cyber-attacks.

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8 Best Incident Response Use Cases

Incident response is a well-organized approach used in organizations’ IT departments in order to combat and manage the aftermath of a cyberattack or a security breach. The purpose of using incident response is to get out of the nightmare that includes limiting the damage and reducing the costs and recovery time of the incident. The people who perform incident response are called Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) and they follow company’s Incident Response Plan (IRP).

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