Reviewing the logs of your organization has long been a standard for organizations to analyze the activity of their networks. In recent years however, organizations are requiring more from their Security Information and Event Management tool. An SIEM Tool should have the following capabilities at a minimum:
- Data aggregation
- Compliance – Data Gathering and Reporting
- Forensic analysis
According to one industry leader – SIEM products and services serve two purposes: providing centralized security logging and reporting for an organization, and aiding in the detection, analysis and mitigation of security incidents.
While the list of SIEM products is growing, a number of organizations are looking to independent third party analysis of these tools. If you are in the market for an SIEM or to replace your existing system, we invite you to review the following report.