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Security Operations Center

The Security Operations Center (SOC), or security operations center, designates within an IT unit, the team responsible for ensuring the protection and sustainability of all the elements that make up your information system (IF).

What is a Security Operation Center?

The Security Operation Center plays a vital role in defending an organization against today's sophisticated cyber threats. It can be seen from two angles:

An elite cybersecurity team

Comprised of seasoned analysts and specialists, the Security Operation Center acts as the company's IT immune system.

This team constantly monitors the organization's computer systems, looking for suspicious activity and signs of intrusion.

In the event of an incident, SOC members work together to analyze the threat, stop the attack and take the necessary corrective measures.

A technological command center

More than just a surveillance room, the Security Operation Center is a nerve center equipped with sophisticated IT tools.

These tools enable SOC analysts to collect real-time data from across the enterprise IT infrastructure, including networks, servers, applications, and endpoints.

SOC Cybersecurity security software can analyze this data for anomalies and malicious activity.

Using automation and artificial intelligence, SOC can process large volumes of data and alert analysts to potential issues, allowing them to focus on the most critical incidents.

By combining human expertise and cutting-edge technology, the Security Operation Center enables continuous monitoring and analysis of IT security, providing essential protection to organizations against relentless cyberattacks.

How does a Security Operation Center work?

A Security Operation Center – SOC Cybersecurity is the nerve center of an organization’s IT security. It is both a team of experts and a set of technological tools dedicated to continuous monitoring of systems and the network to identify and counter cyber threats.

The SOC Cybersecurity team: the security guardians

The effectiveness of a Security Operation Center depends above all on its team. This is made up of highly qualified security analysts and engineers. These professionals have extensive expertise in several areas:

The SOC Cybersecurity team: the security guardians
  • Incident detection: thanks to their in-depth knowledge of attack patterns and malicious behavior, they can spot the warning signs of an intrusion.
  • Security information and event management (SIEM): they know how to exploit and interpret the data collected by the different tools to dissociate legitimate activities from suspicious actions.
  • Response to threats: faced with a confirmed incident, they take corrective measures to isolate the threat, neutralize its effects and stop its spread. This response may include containing infected systems, eradicating malware, restoring compromised backups, and modifying fraudulent access.

To ensure continuous protection, SOC Cybersecurity teams often work in shifts, ensuring 24/7 monitoring.

Some Security Operation Centers also include specialists in cyber monitoring and intelligence. These experts closely monitor the evolution of threats and vulnerabilities, allowing the SOC to anticipate attacks and adapt its defense strategies accordingly.

The technological tools of the Security Operation Center

To carry out its mission, the Security Operation Center relies on an arsenal of sophisticated technological tools. These tools make it possible to continuously collect security data from the entire company information system:

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

A central element is SIEM (Security Information and Event Management). This system acts as an aggregator and analyzer of security data. It centralizes activity logs and security events from various disparate sources (firewalls, servers, applications, workstations) and correlates them to identify suspicious patterns and anomalies.

Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)

Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)

Intrusion detection systems (IDS) provide another layer of security. They scan network traffic in real time for known malicious activity, such as intrusion attempts or vulnerability scans.

Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)

Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)

Intrusion prevention systems (IPS) take over from IDS by actively blocking identified intrusion attempts. They function as intelligent security barriers, filtering incoming and outgoing network traffic based on predefined security rules.

Digital investigation tools (forensics)

Digital investigation tools (forensics)

Digital investigation tools (forensics) make it possible to analyze compromised systems after an incident. They help collect and preserve digital evidence to trace the origin of the attack, understand its impact and identify corrective measures to put in place.

The security cycle: detect, analyze, respond, improve

The operation of a Security Operation Center follows a continuous cycle of analysis and reaction:

The security cycle: detect, analyze, respond, improve
The security cycle: detect, analyze, respond, improve

1. Collection of security data

Upstream, software agents installed on the various elements of the computer system constantly collect information such as system activity logs, application logs, connection attempts and network traffic.

2. Data aggregation and analysis

The SIEM centralizes these data streams and analyzes them for suspicious activities that may correspond to known attack techniques (signatures) or behaviors deviating from an established pattern.

3. Incident detection

If the SIEM detects a potentially malicious anomaly, SOC analysts take over to investigate further. They examine the details of the suspicious event and carry out additional analyzes to confirm or deny the presence of a security incident.

4. Incident response

When an incident is proven, the SOC Cybersecurity team orchestrates the response. Depending on the nature and severity of the threat, different corrective actions can be taken:

Isolation of infected systems. Isolation of infected systems.

Neutralization of malicious programs. Neutralization of malicious programs.

Restoration of compromised data. Restoration of compromised data.

Changing compromised passwords. Changing compromised passwords.

Switching to healthy backup systems. Switching to healthy backup systems.

The SOC team also documents the incident for future analysis and security process improvement purposes.

5. Continuous improvement

Following an incident, the Security Operation Center seeks to learn lessons to strengthen the organization's security posture. This could mean updating anomaly detection rules within the SIEM, strengthening security controls on IT systems, or increasing employee awareness of cybersecurity threats.

Choose the Cybersecurity SOC by Ziwit


Recognized expertise

ZIWIT is a French cybersecurity company founded in 2014. It specializes in security services, online tools and training. The company has a team of experienced and certified cybersecurity experts including PASSI certification issued by ANSSI.


A complete solution

A complete IT security solution. The Security Operation Center includes a range of tools and services to protect enterprise IT infrastructures against cyberattacks.


Specialized expertise and support

Ziwit experts are available 24/7 to respond to incidents. They have specialist expertise and support to help businesses deal with cyberattacks.


Rapid detection and response

The Cybersecurity SOC by ZIWIT uses cutting-edge technology to detect cyberattacks in real time. ZIWIT SOC teams are able to react quickly to limit damage.


Complete visibility

Complete visibility into the company's IT infrastructure. This allows security teams to detect potential threats and take corrective action.


A flexible service

Available in SaaS or on-premise mode. It can be adapted to the specific needs of each company.

What the Security Operation Center by Ziwit offers

Monitoring of networks and IT systems 24/7

The Security Operation Center by Ziwit monitors the entire IT environment of the company, in real time, in order to quickly detect and respond to cyberattacks.

Detection and analysis of cyberattacks

Use of cutting-edge technologies to detect cyberattacks, then analyze them to determine their nature and extent.

Response to cybersecurity incidents

Provision of a cybersecurity incident response plan, which allows you to react quickly and effectively in the event of an attack.

Vulnerability management

SOC by Ziwit helps the company identify and correct security vulnerabilities, in order to reduce its exposure to cyberattacks.

IT security awareness

Raising employee awareness of good IT security practices, in order to help them protect the company.

Cybersecurity monitoring

Monitoring emerging threats and vulnerabilities, in order to anticipate cyberattacks.

Cybersecurity consulting

SOC Cybersecurity experts provide cybersecurity advice and recommendations to help the company improve its security posture.

IT security audit

SOC by Ziwit carries out IT security audits, in order to verify the company's compliance with current regulations.

Ziwit Cybersecurity SOC use cases

Ziwit Cybersecurity SOC offers a wide range of use cases to meet the IT security needs of businesses of all sizes. Here are some concrete examples:

Protection of websites and web applications

SOC can be used to protect enterprise websites and web applications against DDoS attacks, XSS attacks and SQL injections.

It can also monitor access and abnormal behavior to detect fraud or intrusion attempts.

Protection of computer networks

The Security Operation Center can be used to protect enterprise computer networks against brute force attacks, man-in-the-middle attacks, and ransomware attacks.

It can also monitor network traffic to detect intrusions and anomalies.

Threat detection (Threat Hunting)

SOC can be used to actively scan for threats to company systems and networks.

This helps detect intrusions and infections before they cause significant damage.

Response to cybersecurity incidents

The Security Operation Center can be used to respond to cybersecurity incidents quickly and efficiently.

The SOC Cybersecurity team can identify the source of the attack, limit the damage and restore affected systems.

Regulatory Compliance

The Security Operation Center can:

  • Helping businesses comply with cybersecurity regulations, such as GDPR.
  • Provide safety reports and audits to demonstrate company compliance with regulations.

Other use cases for SOC by Ziwit

  • Terminal monitoring (laptops, tablets, smartphones).
  • Monitoring cloud systems.
  • Monitoring business applications.
  • Identity and access management.
  • Penetration testing / Pentest.
  • Security audits.

They trust us …

They trust us …

« The challenge today lies in aligning business strategy with cyber strategy, and this is what this partnership with Ziwit allows us. Ziwit's SOC as a Service offer allows us to benefit from a team of cyber experts responsible for continuously supporting us in the detection and response to cyber incidents, but also in the long-term improvement of our security. Being able to benefit from the expertise and proximity of a team specialized in security is a real plus for our organization. »

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