11 Strategies of a World-Class Cybersecurity Operations Center

March 2022
Topics: Cybersecurity, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Information Security, Threat-informed Defense
Kathryn Knerler, The MITRE Corporation
Ingrid Parker, The MITRE Corporation
Carson Zimmerman, Microsoft
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If you are getting started in cybersecurity operations, evolving your existing security operations center (SOC), or engaging with a SOC regularly, MITRE offers free downloads of 11 Strategies of a World-Class Cybersecurity Operations Center—both for the 20-page summary document and the full textbook. Fully revised, this second edition of the popular 10 Strategies of a World-Class Cybersecurity Operations Center includes new material and evolved thinking to bring a fresh approach to excelling at cybersecurity operations and leveraging up your cyber defenses.

You will learn to:

  • Understand the mission context in which the SOC operates.
  • Identify the right SOC structure and functions for your organization.
  • Hire and grow talented staff, foster a sense of community, and create a place people want to be.
  • Instrument digital assets and fuse their data to speed workflow, maximize detection, and inform situational awareness.
  • Leverage cyber threat intelligence to operationalize threat-oriented defense, adversary emulation, hunting, and response.
  • Tell the SOC’s story through effective metrics and communications, internally and externally.

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