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John Collins
Sr Director Analyst I
1 year at Gartner
15 years IT Industry

John Henry Collins is a Sr Director Analyst. His work focuses on MSSP, MDR, SOC Operations and Threat Intelligence.Mr. Collins created and ran client beta testing for first security SaaS application at employer. He also built and led first-ever specialist security SaaS SE team at MSSP company.Mr. Collins overhauled security operation center for DHS component organization. He has also worked as incident response and on-premises security consultant, intrusion detection analyst, blue Team vulnerability tester, signals intelligence collector and advanced signals analyst.Read Full Bio

Giving a SOC Direction with a Target Operating Model

by John Collins  |  February 4, 2020

My first research note at Gartner focused on SOC target operating model, or SOCTOM.  Create an SOC Target Operating Model to Drive Success provides high level guidance to security and risk management (SRM) leaders. It drives the importance of understanding the current operating model (COM) and defining where they want to be with a target operating model […]

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