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9 September, 2016 | Richard Muniz

Good SIEM Setups Go Bad

SIEM is a system, that collects logs and other security related data for analysis.  In most cases, it installs an agent someplace that gathers security-related events from the various pieces of hardware on a network, be it a laptop, server, firewalls and etc. Then looks at what’s going on and...
1 April, 2016 | Danny Murphy

SysAdmin Magazine April: Wrestle Your SIEM Data Like a Pro

SIEM has a reputation as a helpful and must-have solution for improving security for any enterprise. However, Forrester experts say that SIEM has certain limitations that make it inefficient without additional investments in technology and personnel. For the April issue of SysAdmin Magazine,...
28 March, 2016 | Sarah Greesonbach

Plan Effective SIEM First, Compliance Second

Security information and event management (SIEM) is a major priority for large companies. It’s a reporting process that provides a holistic view of the health of an organization’s IT security as well as important details for various kinds of compliance regulations, including GLBA, PCI, FISMA,...
21 March, 2016 | Alex Vovk

How to Overcome SIEM Limitations

SIEM has a reputation as a helpful and must-have solution to improve security for any enterprise. However, Forrester experts say that SIEM has certain limitations, which makes it inefficient without additional investments in technology and personnel. Key SIEM Limitations SIEM has limitation...
15 March, 2016 | Alex Vovk

Infographics: Common Drawbacks of SIEM Solutions

SIEM is a complex solution that requires thorough maintenance and support, which often skyrockets SIEM expenses. The need to hire and train more SIEM analysts is named as the main factor that significantly influences the total cost of SIEM ownership. It earned the highest score (4.8) in the rating...
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