1LINK starts 24/7 SOC handling cyber security threats
1LINK Security Operations Center (SOC) has started 24/7 real time security monitoring through its fully integrated security stack.
The service covers monitoring of information systems environment, including infrastructure, systems and users’ behaviors through system logs and security tools. This SOC is part of the 1LINK’s four-level security deterrence initiative for end-to-end coverage which comprises of card/account level frauds, entity level limits, switch level monitoring and upcoming initiative of industry level threat intelligence platform.
Previously, 1LINK inaugurated its state-of-the-art, purpose-built Security Operations Centre (SOC). The facility was inaugurated by Mr. Syed Irfan Ali, Executive Director, BPRG, SBP (via video link) and Mr. Sohail Javaad, Director, Payment Systems Division (PSD), SBP in presence of 1LINK Board of Directors, SBP representatives, PBA Cyber Security Forum, 1LINK technology partners and management.
The dedicated 1LINK SOC team will ensure rapid detection resulting in effective and timely response to threat alerts.The real-time feeds to 1LINK’s Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system provide the latest threat details gathered from around the world, enhancing the capability for detecting latest security threats highlighted in 1LINK’s information processing environment.