security information and event management


Imagine configuring and securing a network blindfolded. Safe to say, that's just shy of a completely impossible task. But when IT administrators don't have a comprehensive view of the network, they are essentially doing just that. That lack of visibility, or those "dark spots" in the network, can create a subterfuge for security threats to gain entry and fly under the radar. In short, the old adage, "You can't secure what you can't see," still applies. Those critical visibility issues are what Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Mar 27, 2014  |  Filed in:
(This is a continuation from last week, in which we discussed the distinction between big data and security and how they intersect. ) Most know that the there is often a big disparity between theory and reality. And nowhere is that more evident than when big data and security solutions conflict. In fact, big data concepts often translate to challenges when given practical applications. Let’s look at a few examples provided by Ryan Potter, Fortinet director of security strategy. The Challenges of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Starting... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Dec 11, 2012  |  Filed in: Industry Trends