Foundations of a modern public sector security operations center

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Learn about the importance of modernizing security operations centers (SOC) in public sector organizations and the steps involved in SOC modernization.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this module, you'll be able to:

  • Explain what a security operations center (SOC) is and why it’s important for public sector organizations.
  • Identify the main challenges and threats that public sector organizations face in cybersecurity.
  • Describe the steps and benefits of modernizing a SOC to enhance a public sector organization’s resilience against cyberattacks.
  • Describe the role of hyperscale cloud, artificial intelligence, and threat intelligence in a modern SOC.