For many organizations, the Security Information Event Management (SIEM) device is the centerpiece by which their security teams can monitor what is going on in their network.
In our experience, we have found businesses struggle with the following key problems when it comes to evaluating, implementing and managing a SIEM tool:
Although we have the largest install base of RSA NetWitness customers under management, and prefer the granularity of the platform for most businesses; we are a solution-agnostic provider.
SIEM Tools: SIEM stands for Security Information and Event Management and was coined by Mark Nicolett and Amrit Williams of Gartner in 2005. These software tools provide real-time analysis of security threats generated by an organization's various applications and hardware. These products can be used to log important system security data and generate compliance reports. Information can be collected from host systems and applications to network and security devices such as firewalls and antivirus filters.