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This article is part of the April 2005 issue of Spotlight on the incident response hot seat
Security Threat Manager 3.0 OpenService Price: Starts at $50,000 Security Threat Manager 3.0 @exe Gleaning security intelligence from disparate sources means slogging through endless logs from firewalls, IDSes, routers, switches and other devices in numerous formats for nuggets of critical information. OpenService's Security Threat Manager (STM) 3.0 distills this mass of raw data into actionable threat information in real time. STM gathers and normalizes data, correlates the various inputs, and ranks the criticality of security events. It assembles a table with accumulated behavior data across the entire range of sources and "builds the case" for elevation to event criticality, spawning a predetermined action, such as an e-mail alert, or triggering a script for automated response. We were impressed with STM's functionality, but don't expect out-of-the-box results. This is a complex product and needs to be configured for specific enterprise environments and corporate security policies. The STM engine requires significant tuning, and OpenService requires ... Access >>>
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