A 24/7 security operations center (SOC) is increasingly being recognized as an essential part of an effective cyber security strategy. The primary function of a SOC is to identify, investigate, and resolve threats that target critical infrastructure, sensitive data, intellectual property, and ongoing business operations.

For many organizations, selecting an appropriate SOC-as-a-Service provider will begin with preparing a detailed request for proposal (RFP). Because security needs and technology solutions are complex, an RFP is a smart way to gather information on potential vendors and ensure they can cover an enterprise’s specific needs with their capabilities.

Download this document to receive tips for preparing an RFP for SOC-as-a-Service and important criteria, in the form of questions, that an organization can use as a guide when drafting an RFP.

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