SOC – The Central Nervous System
of your Security Building an Effective Security Operating Centre
Receive your recording of our latest webinar, in which Chris Cheyne, CTO, explored how to build an
effective operating centre using SecurityHQ, and provided comparisons between elements that can be drawn
from the human body to assist with the development of your cyber security.
AREAS YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT:
The human logistics of physically running a SOC, and the manpower needed.
Analysis of elements including the importance of detection and response tooling and the conscious
decisions of the team.
Learn about the benefits of SecurityHQ and how to integrate it into your systems and processes.
What technology is needed to run a successful SOC, and recommendations to specific tools (IBM
An analysis of the context and intelligence of User Behaviour Analytics, using SecurityHQ, and much
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There are many parallels between a well-run machine and the human body. Much like your central nervous
system, your Security Operating Centre (SOC) is the central nervous system to your security. Within its
overall structure, each element is crucial for the overall function. The EDR tooling acts as your eyes.
Event logs are your ears. Network Behaviour Analytics is your sense of smell and your intelligence and
context is your touch.
Featured Presenter - Chris Cheyne, CTO Si Consult
SOC Director and CTO
Chris Cheyne is the SOC Director and CTO for Si Consult, a global organisation empowering its clients with bespoke cyber security procedures and technology. Responsible for operating five Security Operation Centres across the UK, Middle East and India, Chris specializes in threat hunting and intelligence, endpoint detection and response, SOC monitoring, behavioural analytics, EUBA, SIEM and more. With over 12 years of experience in security operations and management services, his objective is to place the power of his SOC team into his clients’ hands, and to provide complete visibility of security events and threats within their environments. Chris has been pivotal in building Si Consult’s capabilities in Managed Security Services and has experience in delivering SOC detection and response services for household names across multiple sectors, including Finance, Insurance, Healthcare, Retail, Aviation and Education. With an industry-leading team of 150 analysts behind him, he ensures that clients receive the highest degree of protection against today’s cyber threats.