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The Macquarie Cloud Services Managed SOC and SIEM protect your organisation from today’s threats. We’ll advise, implement and monitor, and you have access to our security experts, so you’re never on your own.
With 15 years of security strong Managed SOC and SIEM capability, we have gained the highest Microsoft Azure accreditation.
We have some of the most skilled cyber security engineers in the country, including more than 200 staff cleared by the Australian Federal Government to manage classified government data. Our Cyber Security infrastructure, processes, and skills are independently certified by both the ASD and ACSC. We’re also the only Microsoft partner in Australia to be awarded both Azure Expert MSP and membership of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association.
Our proprietary Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform, built on Sentinel, takes full advantage of the latest thinking in automation, orchestration, AI and machine learning. While we’re confident in the superiority of our technical skills, you really shouldn’t just take our word for it. We are constantly evaluated and certified by both the ASD and ACSC, as well as Microsoft’s own Azure experts – resulting in the coveted Azure Expert MSP status and membership of the Microsoft Intelligence Security Association.
Almost everyone in technology will tell you: it’s not the technology, it’s the people. The cyber experts at MCS are surrounded by a broad, deep and highly skilled team, distributed right across the business. Our ongoing investment in training ensures skills development for the future. The biggest motivation for our team? The challenges you face. The more complex the better.
We don’t believe in simply just outsourcing your security. We invest the time to understand your business and risk profile. We create solutions built on relationships. In a practical sense, we integrate with your team, support your existing operations and intentionally uplift your team’s knowledge and skills. Does this approach work? Our NPS of over 85 (the highest in the industry) suggests it does.
A Security Operations Center (SOC) is a centralised unit that deals with security issues within an organisation. Its main functions include monitoring, detection, and response to security-related events. The SOC team is responsible for identifying potential security threats, analysing them, and taking appropriate measures to protect the organisation’s assets and data. The SOC typically includes a combination of people, processes, and technology to provide 24/7 monitoring and protection for an organisation’s IT infrastructure and data.
The main difference between a Managed Security Operations Center (SOC) and a Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service is in the scope and focus of their offerings.
A Managed SOC provides round-the-clock monitoring and protection for an organization’s IT infrastructure and data. The SOC team is responsible for identifying potential security threats, analysing them, and taking appropriate measures to protect the organisation’s assets and data. The team is made up of a combination of people, processes and technology to provide round-the-clock monitoring and protection for an organisation’s IT infrastructure and data.
On the other hand, an MDR service is more focused on detection and response to security incidents. MDR services use advanced technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence to detect and respond to potential threats in real-time. They also provide an incident response plan, and a team of experts who can investigate and resolve security incidents as they occur.
So, in summary, a Managed SOC provides a more comprehensive security solution, including monitoring and protection, whereas an MDR service is more focused on identifying and responding to security incidents. Both are great options to ensure that your organisation’s security needs are met in the most efficient, cost-effective and expert manner possible!
Having a Managed Security Operations Center (SOC) is incredibly important for any organisation looking to ensure the protection of their assets and data. Here are just a few reasons why:
All in all, a managed SOC provides a comprehensive security solution, including monitoring and protection, that is cost-effective, expert and efficient. It’s a no-brainer for any organization looking to protect their assets and data in the best way possible!