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The State of IT Operations and Cybersecurity Operations

May 13, 2019

Conventional wisdom about today's data centers holds that IT and network operations centers (NOCs) and security operations centers (SOCs) are separate organizations staffed by separate teams using different technologies. But in practice, IT operations and security operations are often tightly intertwined, involving overlapping functions and a wide range of common challenges.

How are today's IT operations teams working with security teams? Which functions are assigned to which teams, and how are their practices and technologies shared and connected?

In this survey, Dark Reading uncovered how IT operations and security teams work together, what technologies they are using, and how they communicate and share responsibility--or create risk by failing to do so.

Research Report