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Strategy 2: Give the SOC the Authority to Do Its Job | 40

Blueprint • 2023-05-15

Though a SOC is responsible for protecting your organization's assets, it is not the owner of those systems. If the SOC is not established with a clear charter and authority to act, it may quickly become difficult to be effective. Who should the SOC report to, what should be in a SOC charter, and how can we make these tough decisions? Those are the questions covered in this episode of our special "11 Strategies" season. This episode covers chapter 2 of the book - "Give the SOC the Authority to Do Its Job".

This special season of the Blueprint Podcast is taking a deep dive into MITRE’s 11 Strategies of a World-Class Cyber Security Operations Center. Each episode, John will break down a chapter of the book with the book’s authors Kathryn Knerler, Ingrid Parker, and Carson Zimmerman.

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