Building and maintaining your own Security Operations Center (SOC) can be an expensive and difficult thing to do. Evaluating the costs of building your own SOC or outsourcing the operation to a partner like Proficio as a fully managed “SOC as a Service” is an important step in building out a cybersecurity program.
The costs of building and maintaining your own SOC can add up quickly and include:
In addition to the cost of the technology and other resources needed to build your own SOC, there are ongoing concerns about staffing your cybersecurity operations. Cybersecurity is an increasingly competitive space, so qualified personnel can be hard to keep on your company payroll.
In many cases, it’s more affordable and a better value to “Rent a SOC” from a managed security services provider (MSSP).
*Actual costs from an insurance services organization
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