International Data Corporation (IDC)'s Security & Trust Products Group
Chris Kissel is a Research Director in IDC's Security & Trust Products group, responsible for cybersecurity technology analysis, emerging trends, and market share reporting. Mr. Kissel’s primary research area is Tier 2 that security operation center (SOC) analytics. The major technology groups within this practice are SOAR, network intelligence and threat analytics (NITA), and XDR. Mr. Kissel also contributes to the IDC SIEM, device and application vulnerability practices. The Tier 2 SOC analytics service affectively covers the processes SOC analysts employ to monitor, detect, remediate, and mitigate threat actors attempting to attack a network within a security and vulnerability management and security analytics paradigm.