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SOC in the Cloud: A review of Arctic Wolf SOC Services

  • Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 1:00 PM EDT (17:00:00 UTC)
  • Sonny Sarai and Sridhar Karnam
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  • Arctic Wolf Networks

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Overview

Security Operations Centers have gained increasing importance in today's enterprises. Fully featured SOCs are needed to protect against intrusions, damaging DDoS attacks and data security breaches, as well as to follow up, investigate and assist with remediation should a breach occur.

Midsize organizations are especially vulnerable to today's cyber threats because, according to multiple SANS surveys, midsize organizations lack the budget to hire or effectively train staff and purchase tools to cover the myriad protection, detection and response capabilities that should be centralized in their SOCs.

In this webcast, SANS reviewer Sonny Sarai discusses his experiences utilizing the Arctic Wolf Networks' CyberSOC, which is a SOC-as-a-Service primarily targeted for midsize organizations. Starting with implementation, Arctic Wolf's CyberSOC lacks the complexities of setting up a SOC, deploying in an hour instead of the years it normally takes to build a full-service SOC. While reducing complexity, Arctic Wolf also assigns dedicated engineers to alert on, investigate and even help remove vulnerabilities discovered during 24/7 monitoring.

Register for this webcast to learn:

  • Why it is important for midsize organizations to have a cost-effective threat detection strategy
  • How to get started with SOC-as-a-Service
  • Usefulness of information, reports and alerts provided through the customer portal
  • Why shortest time to detect is crucial in a cyber event
  • How dedicated security engineers can help with investigation, response and remediation

Attend this webcast and be among the first to receive access to the associated whitepaper developed by Sonny Sarai.

View the associated whitepaper here.

Speaker Bios

Sonny Sarai

Sonny Sarai, SANS GIAC Advisor, has more than 10 years' IT experience, seven of them in an information security capacity. He now works in the Canadian retail space as a senior information security analyst, responsible for data governance, compliance, penetration testing, digital forensics and incident response. Sonny holds a degree in forensic investigation, specializing in computer crime. He holds industry-leading certifications from SANS in advanced digital forensics (GCFA) and security essentials (GSEC) and is working toward becoming a Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA). Sonny has a lab that consists of systems at his home and in the cloud for testing, research and development.


Sridhar Karnam

Sridhar Karnam is the Director of Products at Arctic Wolf Networks, a SOC for mid-market companies. He has over a decade of experience in managing critical infrastructures from both IT ops and SecOps perspective. Sri has worked at Oracle, HP and startups where he has led the product management efforts for HP ArcSight SIEM for five years and IT ops tools. He is ITIL certified and has spoken to more hundreds of Global 2000 customers and mid-market companies on their security strategies.

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