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Build Your Security Operations Program From the Ground Up

Establish security operations with a threat collaboration environment.

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Building your security operations without a collaborative and iterative strategy for your security operations team leads to:

  • Tribal processes and ownership that silos off important information from other security analysts.
  • Lack of insight into the way multiple processes build on and support one another.

Building your security operations program with a threat collaboration environment leads to:

  • Collaboration across multiple processes that provides overarching visibility into your threat landscape.
  • A prioritized roadmap for maturing and optimizing your security operations program.
  • The ability to make informed decisions on necessary security events within your organization.

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Module 1: Establish Your Foundation

The Purpose

  • Identify security obligations and the security operations program’s pressure posture.
  • Assess current people, process, and technology capabilities.
  • Determine foundational controls and complete system and asset inventory.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Identified the foundational elements needed for planning before a security operations program can be built

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Define your security obligations and assess your security pressure posture.
  • Customized security pressure posture
1.2 Determine current knowledge and skill gaps.
  • Current knowledge and skills gaps
1.3 Shine a spotlight on services worth monitoring.
  • Log register of essential services
1.4 Assess and document your information system environment.
  • Asset management inventory

Module 2: Assess Current Security Operations Processes

The Purpose

  • Identify the maturity level of existing security operations program processes.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Current maturity assessment of security operations processes

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Assess the current maturity level of the existing security operations program processes.
  • Current maturity assessment

Module 3: Design a Target State

The Purpose

  • Design your optimized target state.
  • Improve your security operations processes with governance and policy solutions.
  • Identify and prioritize gap initiatives.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • A comprehensive list of initiatives to reach ideal target state
  • Optimized security operations with repeatable and standardized policies

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Complete standardized policy templates.
  • Security operations policies
3.2 Map out your ideal target state.
  • Gap analysis between current and target states
3.3 Identify gap initiatives.
  • List of prioritized initiatives

Module 4: Develop an Implementation Roadmap

The Purpose

  • Formalize project strategy with a project charter.
  • Determine your sourcing strategy for in-house or outsourced security operations processes.
  • Assign responsibilities and complete an implementation roadmap.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • An overarching and documented strategy and vision for your security operations
  • A thorough rationale for in-house or outsourced security operations processes
  • Assigned and documented responsibilities for key projects

Activities: Outputs:
4.1 Complete a security operations project charter.
  • Security operations project charter
4.2 Determine in-house vs. outsourcing rationale.
  • In-house vs. outsourcing rationale
4.3 Identify dependencies of your initiatives and prioritize initiatives in phases of implementation.
  • Initiatives organized according to phases of development
4.4 Complete a security operations roadmap.
  • Planned and achievable security operations roadmap
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