If an organization properly implements a SIEM solution, it efficiently draws attention towards warning signs as well as suspicious activity within the network. With the ever-evolving cyber space, continuous security monitoring has become exceedingly important. The benefits of SIEM also extend to understanding business and technology environments, monitoring availability and performance, issue diagnosis, and creation of a report on network activities.
The phrase Threat Intelligence has slowly gained significance in the information security community and their discussions. With the decision makers considering it as a high priority requirement, vendors have launched an array of products which are indeed confusing for an executive with the managerial background. This is an introductory post in our series of detailed discussion on threat intelligence.
The log management service is often outsourced to a third-party service provider due to the complexity of the process involved in the collection of logs. When a business plans for outsourcing log management to a service provider, business requirements must be given a top-most priority. To start with, a business must identify the goals it desires to accomplish through log management. After locating the required resources, the decision-making body should select a vendor for availing its services.