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Security Operations and Incident Response in Cybersecurity

EasyChair Preprint no. 11710

9 pagesDate: January 6, 2024


As the digital landscape evolves, the significance of Security Operations and Incident Response (SOAR) in cybersecurity has become increasingly vital. This paper explores the multifaceted nature of cyber threats, the evolving tactics used by malicious actors, and the imperative role played by SOAR teams in detecting, mitigating, and responding to security incidents. The paper delves into the fundamental components of effective security operations, emphasizing the need for proactive threat intelligence gathering, robust security measures, and continuous monitoring. It examines the lifecycle of an incident, from its detection through to containment, eradication, and recovery, highlighting the criticality of swift and coordinated responses. Furthermore, the discussion addresses the integration of technology, automation, and machine learning in bolstering incident response capabilities. The paper explores the efficacy of tools such as Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems, threat-hunting platforms, and orchestration and automation solutions in enhancing the efficiency of SOAR teams. Ultimately, this paper aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the evolving landscape of cybersecurity incident response and the critical role played by Security Operations and Incident Response teams in safeguarding organizations against an ever-expanding array of cyber threats. It underscores the need for a proactive and adaptive approach to security operations to effectively mitigate and respond to the dynamic and sophisticated nature of modern-day cyberattacks.

Keyphrases: Cybersecurity, Incident Response, Security Operations

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  author = {Smith Milson and Serkan Basit},
  title = {Security Operations and Incident Response in Cybersecurity},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 11710},

  year = {EasyChair, 2024}}
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