The editors of Solutions Review work to research SOAR (Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response), and cybersecurity in general, on a constant basis. We compile technology research papers and reports, product updates, and capability trends. Then, we compile it into best practices articles posted every week (and multiple times a week at that).
Obviously, we offer a lot of SOAR articles and best practices. Sorting through all of them could feel daunting to the IT decision-maker. Additionally, many enterprise-level decision makers don’t fully understand SOAR, as it remains a emerging market at time of writing. For the record, SOAR allows businesses to aggregate and analyze security information from a diverse set of solutions, including SIEM. Using this data, it can effectively automate security investigations, threat hunting, and remediation. Thus, SOAR can help your IT security team improve and speed its incident response—a key component to modern cybersecurity.
To help you understand this distinct cybersecurity market, we compiled some of our best SOAR articles and best practices for your perusal. Check it out here!
Top 6 SOAR Articles and Best Practices
The 5 Key SOAR Capabilities for Enterprises
What exactly goes into SOAR solutions? What makes it such a powerful emerging market for businesses of all sizes? Moreover, how does it assist security operations centers (SOCs)? The answers to these questions can help you determine whether you need a SOAR solution, and what infrastructure supports it. Learn the full story here.
The 8 Best SOAR Security Companies for 2020
Solutions Review’s listing of the best SOAR tools and software is an annual sneak peek of the solution providers included in our Buyer’s Guide and Solutions Directory. Information was gathered via online materials and reports, conversations with vendor representatives, and examinations of product demonstrations and free trials. Learn more about the solution providers here.
SOAR, Automation, and Enterprise Cybersecurity Use Cases
We couldn’t list SOAR best practices without taking a look at the key use cases which drive its widespread adoption. Most prominently among them is automation; with enterprises creating and maintaining several digital workflows, monitoring all of them at all hours can exhaust even dedicated teams. Instead, cybersecurity needs to become as automated as possible as well. Learn more about it and SOAR’s use cases here.
Top 5 SOAR Vendors to Watch in 2020 by Solutions Review
Solutions Review’s Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) to Watch is an annual listing of solution providers we believe are worth monitoring. Inclusion requires companies demonstrate a product road-map aligning with our meta-analysis of the marketplace. Other criteria include recent and significant funding, talent acquisition, a disruptive or innovative new technology or product, or inclusion in a major analyst publication. Take a look here.
Key Findings from Gartner’s 2019 Market Guide for SOAR
Gartner’s Market Guide series covers new and emerging technology markets as both the solutions and the enterprise needs develop. Therefore, Gartner’s Market Guide can provide a great resource for correlating how a fledgling technology space may meet with current or future needs. Here is what they had to say about SOAR solutions.
What’s Changed: 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM
SOAR is an offshoot or a cadet branch of SIEM. For its proprietary Magic Quadrant report, Gartner weighed SOAR capabilities as well as more traditional SIEM capabilities. Take a look at who made the list here.
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