SOC Analyst Tier 1 performs 24X7 monitoring using alerts from cyber defence tools such as intrusion detection system alerts, and end-point security monitoring alerts. SOC Analyst determines which security issues may have an impact on the organisation. They provide initial evaluation and escalation of incidents to Tier 2s. SOC Analysts may be tasked to perform initial / basic containment of incidents and deliver reports. Normally has 0 to 2 or more years of experience in cyber defence or a related field.