CenturyLink to open Singapore SOC with behavioural analytics capabilities

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CenturyLink has announced plans to open a security operations centre (SOC) in Singapore, which will be its first such facility to showcase user and entity behavioural analytics to identify insider threats.

The new site will be one of the vendor’s eight SOCs worldwide and second in Asia-Pacific, after its Bangalore facility, according to Matt Gutierrez, CenturyLink’s Asia-Pacific senior managing director.

Scheduled to be operational in January 2019, the Singapore centre would support enterprise customers in the region, which previously would have been served out of its SOCs in London or Denver, he said in an interview with ZDNet.

The new facility also would be the first to house employees who were trained on CenturyLink’s full product suite since its acquisition


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