A Security Operations Center (SOC) and its analysts live on the front lines of cybercrime, hunting and blocking a myriad of threats that attack organizations of all scope and scale.

Media reports are filled with stories that sound like they’ve been ripped from Hollywood, but while sophisticated, calculated threats are a reality, the greatest risk day-to-day continues to come from rudimentary, unsophisticated attacks.

Think you know what the cyber threatscape looks like? Read on to learn more about the kinds of threats that SOC analysts intercept day in and day out.