KuppingerCole Report
Leadership Brief
By Martin Kuppinger

How to close the skill gap in your Cyber Defense Center

Getting sufficient and sufficiently skilled people for your Cyber Defense Center (or your IT Security department) is tough. The answer to the skill gaps consists of three elements: Education. Services. Tools.

1 Recommendations

Finding the right people for your Cyber Defense Center (CDC), your Security Operations Center (SOC), or just your IT Security team is challenging. Dem ...

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2 Analysis

Virtually no organization, be it private companies or governmental agencies, currently can claim having all the people in its IT security team it want ...

When looking at the mass of events and, within the events, known or suspected incidents, we can divide these into three groups:

  • In the white area, ...

Table 1 illustrates prioritized groups of tools that help in creating a baseline defense & analytics, in handling the “black incidents” and “whi ...

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3 Summary

The skill gap in Cyber Defense will not disappear in a foreseeable period. Despite the challenge of finding the right people to staff your CDC, there ...

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