Four Reasons Why No-Code Automation is the new frontier in SecOps

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Four Reasons Why No-Code Automation is the new frontier in SecOps

Leaders in Security Operations (SecOps) should always be on the hunt for methods to break down obstacles that prevent their team from performing at its best. No-code automation is a method of putting control in the hands of employees.

No-code automation doesn’t just take the tedious chores off the team’s plate; it also empowers them to be innovative with what they automate and expand the sophistication of their processes. As a result, not only will the Security Operations Center (SOC) become more efficient, but they will also be able to devote more time and resources to increasing the organization’s security posture – a vital aim for every security team in 2022.

Here’s why no-code automation is a must-have skill for individuals working at the cutting edge of security operations in the next few years.

Security stacks are stitched together using no-code automation

More companies are bandwidth throttling their security stacks today, moving away from all-in-one solutions and toward best-of-breed security products tailored to individual needs.

No-code automation was effortless to integrate into anything, receive the alerts they wanted, and have it process them, whether it was traffic behavior analysis, phishing simulators, intrusion detection, firewall management, or whatever else organizations need.

Since no-code platforms sync not only with established tools but also with specialized and bespoke tools, no-code automation may stitch the one-off tools together, reducing the danger of fragmentation.

Improved security tools and reduced management

Enterprises that are moving away from “big box shops” and toward best-of-breed security technologies intended for specific purposes don’t have to worry about no-code not working with their systems since no-code automation platforms are stack-agnostic.

In fact, because of its exclusive focus on workflow, a no-code platform can provide a method to link all of these products, removing fragmentation concerns.

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Keeping up with the security game

For the near future, human analysts will always be in great demand. The issue is to find out how to best deploy them while also allowing them to innovate and build their own tools without wrecking everything if they make a mistake. 

As individuals and companies become increasingly reliant on computerization, new technical risks emerge. Some of the most common ones include phishing, malware, and ransomware.

Automation, which may help analysts “click-through” the monotonous day-to-day activities and free them up to discover new and inventive ways of witnessing and responding, is a vital way for security teams to maintain pace and even remain ahead. As risks to their organizations change, a top-performing analyst will be able to automate a few of the novel methods of identifying and responding, as well as modify the production workflow.

No-code automation extends to various teams

One of the advantages of no-code automation is that it gives analysts the ability to automate workflows regardless of whether or not they know how to code.

No-code automation may now be used by other teams for their automation needs, as that barrier has been removed. The more other teams witness no-code automation handle security operations correctly and efficiently, the more convinced they will be that it’s suited for their workflows, too.

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