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SOC Analyst vs Software Developer

In this blog post, information about SOC Analyst and Software Developer has been discussed. SOC Analyst What Does a SOC Analyst Do? SOC Analysts try to detect anomalous behavior by monitoring the activities of the digital assets within their institutions. After detecting an abnormal security event suitable for the attacker’s behavior, it quickly performs theRead More

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Cyber Security Detection Incident Response SOC Analyst

The Best Blue Team Tools

Blue Team team members use some blue team tools while dealing with the alerts/incidents they have worked on. A few of these tools are the subject of this blog post. Below are descriptions and images of these tools: Procmon Procmon(Process Monitor) tool is a useful tool that provides real-time information by monitoring the activities ofRead More

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Purple Team vs Blue Team: What’s the Difference and Which is Right for Your Career?

What is the Purple Team? The purple team is the team where red team and blue team members can collaborate and carry out joint work together under the cyber security departments of organizations. For example, if the members of the red team are briefing the blue team about the advanced and trending cyber attack methods,Read More

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SOC Analyst vs Incident Responder: What’s the Difference?

In the world of cybersecurity, there are many different roles and job titles, and it can be difficult to understand the differences between them. Two common roles that are often confused or conflated are the security operations center (SOC) analyst and the incident responder. Both of these roles are critical for the success of anyRead More

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How to Create a Blue Team Challenge?

We just did a quick interview with Andre about creating blue team challenges. He already created “PDF Analysis” and “Suspicious Browser Extension” on LetsDefend. People really like these challenges. Can you introduce yourself? Andre: Hello, My name is Andre. I am a 2020 Cyber security graduate from the UK. I’ve previously worked as threat hunterRead More

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How to Train Your SOC Team as a Manager?

Everyone agrees that there are difficulties in finding qualified people for the SOC environment. As a result of our research, there are some reports published on this subject, and according to these reports, the important causes of the problem are burnout, overwork, and a stressful working environment. When the remote working model, which has becomeRead More

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Preparing for the CompTIA CySA+ Exam: Clayton’s Story

Clayton is a recent college graduate that has been studying cybersecurity and offensive security for two years. He has always enjoyed playing around with technology and only recently realized he would revolve his career around cybersecurity and technology. Why blue team certificate? In the cybersecurity/IT field there are so many different pathways and careers thatRead More

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Book Recommendations for SOC Analyst Candidates

SOC Analyst candidates and students who would like to sharpen their Blue Team skills can benefit from the books in order to improve themselves and have information on this subject. In this article, we will talk about 3 different books that cover basic topics to introduce to the blue team subject. Title: Blue Team Handbook:Read More

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SOC Analyst Interview Questions

There are lots of different interview questions for SOC analysts. You can find all the content on our GitHub repository. What should you expect? Below is a list of the topics on which questions can be asked in the interview. Security Analyst Basic terminologies Network fundamentals Operating system fundamentals Malware analysis fundamentals How to analyzeRead More

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Cyber Security Detection Malware SOC Analyst

Book Recommendations for SOC Analysts

SOC analysts need a lot of theoretical and practical knowledge when detecting threats in their work routines. One of the best sources they can obtain this information is books. We will talk about 3 different books in this article: Practical Malware Analysis: The Hands-On Guide to Dissecting Malicious Software Blue Team Field Manual (BTFM) AppliedRead More