SIEM Simplified Answering 4 W’s

Choosing the Right SIEM

To support security, compliance and operational requirements, specific and fast answers to the 4 W questions (Who, What, When, Where) are very desirable. These requirements drive the need to Security Information Event Management (SIEM) solutions that provide detailed and one-pain-of-glass visibility into this data, which is constantly generated within your information ecosystem.

This visibility and the attendant effectiveness are made possible by centralizing the collection, analysis and storage of log and other security data from sources throughout the enterprise network. Given the voluminous nature of log and security data, the need for aggregation, analyzing and correlation is imperative. Else, how can you hope to identify genuine problems?