SIEM Security Information and Event Management

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) is an approach to security management that aims to provide a holistic picture of a company’s information technology (IT) security.  An important consideration is focus on monitoring and helping to manage user and service privileges.  These functions are important, as are directory services and other system configuration changes that may be deemed necessary.  Furthermore, there’s a need to provide log auditing and review and incident response which all play crucial roles.
Redmond Worldwide knows that the process of alert is important, it encompasses the automated analysis of correlated events and production of alerts, to notify recipients of immediate issues. Alerting can be to some kind of dashboard or interface, perhaps even sent via third party channels such as email.

Compliance is always crucial in any arena, for applications, the setup can be can be automated to gather all the necessary and vital data for full compliance. It can also deliver reports that adapt to existing security, governance and required auditing processes.

Correlation also plays a role.  It seeks common attributes, and works to connect or link events together into meaningful bundles. This technology delivers the capability of executing a range of correlation techniques to integrate different sources, whereby turning data into useful information that can be utilized accordingly. Correlation is usually a function of the Security Event Management portion of a full SIEM solution

Dashboards are important players too.  Tools can take event data and transform it into helpful, informational charts immediately, with the ability to detect patterns instantly, perhaps uncovering some kind of different activity in standard patterns.

Contact Redmond Worldwide today for your SIEM needs.