06 Jan 2020

Alert overload is burning out security analysts

A recent CriticalStart study sheds light on the impact of alert overload on security operations centers (SOCs) and their staff. The survey found that only 41% of SOC employees still consider their main task to be analyzing and remediating security threats, compared to 70% last year. The majority of security

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29 Aug 2019

SOCs still overwhelmed by alert overload, struggle with false-positives

A new survey by Critical Start shows that Security Operations Center (SOCs) are increasingly overwhelmed with alerts, and that false-positives remain a major contributor to alert fatigue. 70% of SOC analysts said they face 10 or more alerts every day, compared to 45% in last year’s report, while 78% of

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