The Siemplify Blog is one of the easiest and most prolific ways we communicate with the security operations community at large. Thank you for your loyal readership in 2019, and please enjoy seven of the most-read posts published over the past 12 months. And be sure to keep visiting next year, as more amazing content is coming your way.

See you in the new decade!

1) 4 Things SOC Managers Should CARE About in 2019

Yes, the calendar may be flipping to 2020, but the focus areas mentioned in this post (context, automation, remediation and education, or CARE) still very much apply.

2) Incorporating the MITRE  ATT&CK Framework into Your SOAR to Deliver Faster Investigations

The MITRE ATT&CK Framework becomes even more valuable when incorporated into a SOAR platform, enabling security operations teams to incorporate rich data and actionable intelligence into incident response workflows.

3) Carbon Black and Siemplify: Next-Gen AV and EDR Meet SOAR

Integrations are fundamental to any security orchestration, automation and response solution, allowing the technology to ingest data from security devices and drive proactive response. Carbon Black is a common integration among our customers and thus one of the most important.

4) Sitdown with a SOC Star: Jesse Emerson of Trustwave

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 Sitdown with a SOC Star: Cameron Rayner of Crowe

Among the highlights of our year was launching a new Q&A series with security operations professionals in the trenches. These recurring interviews will continue to be hugely valuable to the community because of the wisdom, inspiration and anecdotes they will share.

5) Siemplify Raises $30 Million to Take Security Operations to the Next Level

The Series C investment brought our total funding to date to $58 million, a testament to the company’s growing dominance in the SOAR space.

6) How to Streamline Phishing Investigations in the SOC

The actual investigation of suspected phishing attacks is not all that difficult, but all the upfront work they require makes them one of the least desirable cases for an analyst to find in their queue.

7) How to Handle Shift Handovers in the Security Operations Center

Shift handoffs are critical for reliable information transfer in the SOC, but they have to be done smoothly to achieve success in an always-on environment.