Recruitment & Training

We have many years’ experience of recruiting IT staff in Manila. We have in-house specialists in employment law and recruitment.

Our dedicated HR department can source specialists for your dedicated SOC, or we can recruit from our in-house pool of security talent.

Bluedog Academy

Our own academy was established several years ago to provide us with a steady flow of highly trained SOC staff, we are continually expanding the role of the academy and provide our staff with online courses as well as classroom and on-the-job training.

We also work with external training bodies such as EC-Council and OffSec Services to provide certification for various levels of our security staff.

We can also train staff on your own systems or your particular monitoring software or solution.

Advantages of Outsourcing a Dedicated SOC

A Security Operations Center (SOC) is a vital component of an organization’s security infrastructure. It is responsible for monitoring, detecting, and responding to security incidents and threats. However, building and running a SOC can be a complex and resource-intensive task, which is why many organizations are opting to outsource their SOC to third-party providers like Bluedog. Let’s look at the advantages of outsourcing a SOC instead of creating and running your own.

1. Expertise

Outsourcing a SOC gives you access to a team of security experts who are trained and experienced in detecting and responding to security incidents. These experts possess specialized knowledge and skills that are not readily available in-house. With an outsourced SOC, you can leverage the knowledge and experience of security professionals who have worked with multiple clients across various industries, gaining a broad understanding of the latest security threats, trends, and best practices.

2. Cost savings

Building and running an in-house SOC can be expensive. You’d need to invest in hardware, software, and personnel to build and maintain the SOC infrastructure. You also need to train your employees to manage and operate the SOC effectively. Outsourcing a SOC eliminates the need for these investments, and you can benefit from a shared infrastructure and expertise that is more cost-effective than building and maintaining an in-house SOC.

3. Scalability

Outsourcing a SOC means that you can scale you security operations up or down as required, without the need for significant capital investment. As the business grows, the outsourced SOC can easily adapt to meet your evolving security needs. In contrast, an in-house SOC requires significant investment in infrastructure and personnel to accommodate growth, which can be a challenge for small and medium-sized businesses.

4. 24/7 monitoring

An outsourced SOC can provide 24/7 monitoring of your security infrastructure, ensuring that any security incidents are detected and responded to promptly. This level of vigilance is difficult to achieve with an in-house SOC, which may require significant investment in personnel and infrastructure to provide 24/7 monitoring.

5. Compliance

Outsourcing a SOC can help you meet compliance requirements without the need for significant investment in personnel and infrastructure. SOC providers typically have a deep understanding of compliance standards and can help you ensure that your security operations are compliant with relevant regulations and standards.

6. Access to advanced technology

Outsourcing a SOC provides you with access to advanced security technology that may be beyond your budget or expertise. SOC providers invest heavily in security technology and can provide you with access to the latest security tools and technologies to protect your infrastructure.

7. Focus on core business

Finally, outsourcing a SOC allows you to focus on your core business activities, rather than worrying about managing and operating a SOC. By outsourcing a SOC, you can free up resources and personnel to focus on your core business activities, while still benefiting from a robust and effective security infrastructure.

Outsourcing a SOC can provide you with significant advantages over building and running an in-house SOC. Outsourcing provides access to expertise, cost savings, scalability, 24/7 monitoring, compliance, access to advanced technology, and the ability to focus on core business activities. These benefits make outsourcing an attractive option for organizations looking to enhance their security infrastructure and protect their assets from security threats and incidents.

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