How to assess security information and event management systems

Last updated:December 2014

Editor's note

A security information and event management system is an approach to security management that aggregates event, threat and risk data into a single system to improve the detection and remediation of security issues. However, the SIEM market can be a daunting place to navigate, with multiple features, vendors, products and services to evaluate.

Take a deep dive into the world of SIEM and explore the risks and rewards SIEMs have to offer in this essential guide featuring expert Adrian Lane. Whether you need help navigating must-have vs. nice-to-have SIEM features, or vendors and their products, this guide can help you determine if your organization can benefit from a SIEM implementation.

1What does your enterprise need from its SIEM?

Are you aware of what your enterprise needs from its security information and event management system deployment? Do you know how to pair these features with a particular system? Purchasing a SIEM requires careful answers to each of these questions -- get the help you need figuring them out for your specific business.

2What to consider before a SIEM purchase

Purchasing an enterprise security information and event management system is not a decision to be made lightly. When it comes down to buying time, there are several things you must consider. Uncover questions that must be asked, vendors that should be evaluated and final considerations that your enterprise should keep in mind before signing on the dotted line.