The Rx for Tool Creep in the SOC: A Cybersecurity Rationalization Life Cycle

March 15, 2024

As SOC teams grapple with an increasing number of tools and vendors, this IDC research brief explores the motivations and benefits of consolidation.


To tackle the growing frequency and sophistication of cyberattacks, organizations often invest in specialized security tools and vendor partnerships. But without a strong rationalization plan, these investments can cause inefficiencies and data overload. This IDC InfoBrief examines the drivers of tool and vendor consolidation, in addition to questions to consider when looking for a consolidation partner.