The goal of this survey is to provide meaningful information to those looking to establish a new security operations center (SOC) or increase the efficiency and effectiveness of an existing SOC.

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* 1. This survey should be taken by professionals working with IT or actively involved with the security posture of the organization who are also actively involved in security or related IT operations, including monitoring and/or responding to information assurance issues. Are you such a professional working or active in the business IT and security community?