Visa has been a leader in establishing a risk operations center. Today’s columnist, Padraic O’Reilly of CyberSaint, explains why more companies find the need for a ROC to complement its security operations center. Aranami CreativeCommons Credit: CC BY 2.0

We see a rapid shift in large enterprises towards thinking and communicating their posture in terms of risk. With the security operations center (SOC) overwhelmed with monitoring, responding, and defending the enterprise, the thought of increasing the SOC’s responsibility to measuring risk and communicating it to management doesn’t fit the current SOC model. We see a new, dedicated function arising, the risk operations center (ROC).

Why companies need a ROC

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