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Security Orchestration and Automation: Not Just for Mature Organizations

Think that security, orchestration, and automation (SOAR) is only for mature organizations? Think again. Here are some ways your company can benefit from SOAR solutions.…

Automate to Accelerate: Introducing Security Orchestration and Automation on the Rapid7 Insight Platform

Rapid7 is proud to officially announce orchestration and automation on our Insight platform, with automation taking shape in a number of existing products and our new SOAR offering, Rapid7 InsightConnect.…

The Best Practices for SOC Automation

Security automation is the talk of the town these days, but you might still be asking some big questions with regards to this topic, including: Is it right for my organization? When will we be ready for it? How can we be sure we’re…

The Effective Components of Security Orchestration

It’s one thing to have a plan for security orchestration, but it’s another to get it up and running and use it to its full potential. At this point, most security professionals know that security orchestration and automation are a “need to have,…

Will Investing in Security Orchestration Make Your SIEM Obsolete?

As more companies continue to adopt security orchestration, many are now wondering if their security information and event management (SIEM) systems will soon become obsolete. Security teams use SIEMs to manage and correlate alerts from detection tools with other data and logs. While SIEMS help…

What is Security Automation?

Security has always been a numbers game. Time to detection and time to response have been metrics security teams have sought to reduce since the beginning of time (or at least the beginning of computers…). But what does it take to actually reduce that number?…

How to Effectively Combat Alert Fatigue

Alert fatigue is a very real and growing issue for security operations teams today. With more threats to deal with, more endpoints to consider, and more tools that beep (often with false alarms), teams are burning out, which can lead to missed intrusions, and serious…

3 Steps to Transform Your Security Operations with Security Orchestration

Considering the sheer number of security tools and threats out there today, security operations can quickly get overwhelming if you don’t have a way to manage the complexities in a systematic fashion. Much of this management between tools and processes is done manually by…

How Security Orchestration and Automation Fit into Your Incident Response Plan

In the wake of a security incident, you need to be able to respond fast and effectively. There are many frameworks today that help you develop your incident response plan, and provide a step-by-step approach to follow when an incident occurs. But even with a…

A Guide on Security Automation Best Practices

Ask three different security teams what is holding them back from faster time-to-response and chances are you’ll get three different answers: Manual, time-intensive processes Lack of integrated tools Lack of development resources All of these problems exist across both big and small companies in…

What is Security Orchestration?

The best security operation centers (SOCs) are built on efficiency and speed-to-response. But if you’ve ever worked in a SOC or on a security team, you know it’s tough to get your security systems, tools and teams to integrate in a way that…

Featured Research

National Exposure Index 2018

The National Exposure Index is an exploration of data derived from Project Sonar, Rapid7's security research project that gains insights into global exposure to common vulnerabilities through internet-wide surveys.

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Make Your SIEM Project a Success with Rapid7

In this toolkit, get access to Gartner's report “Overcoming Common Causes for SIEM Solution Deployment Failures,” which details why organizations are struggling to unify their data and find answers from it. Also get the Rapid7 companion guide with helpful recommendations on approaching your SIEM needs.

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Quarterly Threat Report

Rapid7’s Quarterly Threat Report leverages intelligence from our extensive network—including the Insight platform, managed detection and response engagements, Project Sonar, Heisenberg Cloud, and the Metasploit community—to put today’s shifting threat landscape into perspective. It gives you a clear picture of the threats that you face within your unique industry, and how those threats change throughout the year.

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