Checklist for Outsourcing Your SOC

Small to midsize enterprises face what’s best described as the trifecta of cybersecurity adversity. As a result, small to midsize enterprises (SMEs) are doing what they can to deal with these challenges, and increasingly turning to outsourcing their security operations to a managed security service provider (MSSP). While a step in the right direction, working with a vendor that lacks the amenities needed for a truly effective security operations center (SOC) with a focus on managed detection and response will leave holes in SMEs’ security postures.