Beginner’s guide: Security information and event management (SIEM)

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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platforms provide near real-time correlation of events generated from network security controls. This beginner's guide will explain what SIEM is (and isn’t) and how to get up and running with it.

You'll learn what you need to know about:

  • Critical information stored in your logs and how to utilize it for better security
  • Requirements to effectively perform log collection, log management, and log correlation
  • How to integrate multiple data sources
  • What features to look for in a SIEM solution