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Shows the Joint European Torus Tokamak at UK Atomic Energy Authority

Advancing analyst productivity with SOC.OS

Fusion energy has long been hailed as a potential answer to the world’s low carbon energy needs. In the United Kingdom, the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) is leading research efforts from its Culham Science Centre HQ; home to the… Read more

  • 4 min read
  • Team SOC.OS
  • June 3, 2021
Detailed view of the SOC.OS Search bar showing the different search parameters

SOC.OS Feature: Search

How will Search from SOC.OS help support key security objectives? The Search feature from SOC.OS is the latest innovative feature to benefit from our User-Centric development process. We want SOC.OS to be a single source of truth for our users in managing their security alerts. To do that we… Read more

  • 5 min read
  • Team SOC.OS
  • June 1, 2021
Photo of Code Projected over woman

Why human-centred design is central to the success of SOC.OS

SOC.OS was born out of the Futures team at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Our mission: to make life easier for SOC and security analyst teams in mid-sized organisations who are overwhelmed with threat alerts in their day-to-day roles. It goes… Read more

  • 4 min read
  • Davinia Young
  • May 25, 2021
Wear Bridge Sunderland

A co-development approach to SaaS cybersecurity

SOC.OS and the Gentoo Group are making the most of our co-development approach to deliver an effective centralised alert monitoring solution. SOC.OS and the Gentoo Group are making the most of our co-development approach. We’re working together to deliver an… Read more

  • 3 min read
  • Nuala Armstrong-Walsh
  • March 10, 2021
The Natural History Museum Entrance

Accelerating threat response for the Natural History Museum

Time, money and skills are often in short supply among IT security teams. Fortunately, SOC.OS was recently able to offer one of the UK’s most renowned museums an innovative way to overcome many of these challenges.  By enhancing visibility into incoming threats,… Read more

  • 3 min read
  • Nuala Armstrong-Walsh
  • March 3, 2021
University of Sussex Campus

Delivering centralised threat insight for the University of Sussex

The UK’s higher education sector is an increasingly popular target for cyber-criminals. Whether they’re focused on ransomware extortion, stealing the personal and financial information of staff and students, or going after cutting-edge research, there’s plenty to keep university IT teams… Read more

  • 3 min read
  • Nuala Armstrong-Walsh
  • February 25, 2021
Lightbulbs as Newton's Cradle

A Start-up view on Automated Deployments

Why “mediocrity” is your friend (for now at least) SOC.OS is a security alert correlation, enrichment and prioritisation tool that was born in an internal incubator program at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence.  In June 2020, the SOC.OS team and product… Read more

  • 7 min read
  • Alix Wilcock
  • February 4, 2021
Tangled pile of sewing needles

The Needle in the Needlestack

After a great deal of time spent on video calls to friends and family describing the rollercoaster year the SOC.OS team has just had, I often found myself answering questions such as; Is a cybersecurity alert like a mobile notification?… Read more

  • 11 min read
  • Ben Trew
  • January 13, 2021
Barbed Wire

Lateral Movement 101

Lateral movement is often mentioned in write-ups of multi-stage cyber-attacks. But what is it? Otherwise known as MITRE ATT&CK®’s Tactic TA0008, lateral movement is used by adversaries to navigate their way through a victim’s network. Typically, they’ll exploit vulnerabilities and… Read more

  • 4 min read
  • Nuala Armstrong-Walsh
  • December 23, 2020
SOC.OS Branded Goodie Bag

Life as an Intern at SOC.OS

I joined SOC.OS in August of 2020, approximately a month and a half after their spin out from BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. At SOC.OS, the team are dedicated to fostering an environment of constant improvement – that of the product… Read more

  • 5 min read
  • Nuala Armstrong-Walsh
  • December 17, 2020