Rethinking the SOC: A Strategic Approach to Security Operations

Thursday, April 12 | 11:00AM–12:00PM ET | Baltimore Ballroom A, Fifth Floor
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Stressed about security operations? Come hear how ASU has reinvented security operations on campus, taking a university-wide approach to resolving security concerns. ASU's journey from no security department to a 24/7 security operation is a case study we believe will bring valuable insights to any institution trying to improve visibility and response time. We will recount our journey in outsourcing critical security operations to help you understand the process and avoid potential pitfalls we've learned along the way.

Outcomes: Learn ways to decide between insourcing and outsourcing security operations * Explore successful strategies for outsourcing security operations * Be better prepared well before the vendor search process begins


  • Evelyn Pidgeon

    Information Security Program Director, Arizona State University
  • Tina Thorstenson

    Retired Deputy CIO & CISO, Arizona State University

Resources & Downloads

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