Security operations center (SOC) analysts are overwhelmed by alerts and spend too much time investigating false alarms, leading to burnout and high turnover rates, according to a report from CriticalStart. The study found that 70% of respondents have to investigate more than 10 alerts per day, and more than three-quarters said it takes them at least 10 minutes to look into each alert. The high volume of alerts is impacting analysts’ ability to focus on analyzing and remediating security threats.
Iran-based hacking group APT34 has launched a new cyber espionage operation, according to cybersecurity firm Trend Micro. The group has been infecting victims with the