Almost three quarters of SOC analysts feel “very or somewhat burned out” at work. More than six in ten said they want to leave their job “in the next year.” In this Expert Insight, Tines CEO Eoin Hinchy (@eoinhinchy) says no-code automation provides a way for companies to end the burnout and create higher engagement, with less turnover.
As a SecOps team leader, you’re probably well aware of the two big issues hindering security teams today: too much work and not enough staff. Or rather, too much mundane, monotonous work that’s causing burnout and keeping analysts from spending their time on more higher-value tasks that can further their organization’s security efforts.
The solution? No-code automation.
You may have heard the term no-code automation, but what is it really? Today’s frontline analysts have to deal with increasingly complex workflows. In order to automate phishing attack responses, threat intelligence enrichment, or suspicious login investigations, some kind of script must have to be involved, right?
No-code automation is just that — no need for coding — and no-code platforms allow users to drag-and-drop actions into a workflow, wire them together, set some parameters, and let them run. Robust no-code platforms include the right building blocks to allow analysts to create complex automations, and the ability to iterate immediately on what they’ve created.
Most of all, no-code automation allows frontline analysts to automate these tasks themselves: no need to get developers involved. Automation also frees up analysts to focus on more