Security Operations Center (SOC) (noun)
A centralized facility or team responsible for monitoring, detecting, analyzing, and responding to cybersecurity incidents within an organization.
CyberWire Glossary link
Audio reference link: AT&T Tech Channel, 2012. A tour of AT&T’s Network Operations Center (1979) [Video]. YouTube. URL www.youtube.com/watch?v=cigc3hvMyWw.