Security teams are getting waylaid by mundane tasks

“With a quarter of all security alerts generated in Security Operations Centers (SOC) turning out to be false positives, security analysts are finding large portions of the day is wasted.

This is according to a new report from SIRP Labs, based on a poll of 250 security analysts, which states that that the average enterprise SOC sees 840 security alerts each day, with a tenth of respondents receiving as many as 5,000.

The average analyst spends roughly a fifth of their time managing security alerts, but this can rise to 50 percent in some cases.” – read more at ITProPortal!