Gartner Research

How to Implement SIEM Technology

Published: 12 November 2009

ID: G00172428

Analyst(s): Mark Nicolett


A security information and event management technology deployment can provide security benefits and satisfy compliance goals. This requires the involvement of stakeholders from IT security, IT operations, user administration, compliance and internal audit, and legal areas.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Form an Initial Core Team
  • Scope: Define the Objectives and Scope
    • Setting Scope When Compliance Is a Driver
    • Setting Scope When Security Is a Driver
  • Strategize and Plan: Define the Data Collection, Retention, Reporting and Monitoring Requirements
  • Architect: Conduct an Environmental Assessment
  • Architect: Define Incident Response Processes
  • Select the Technology
  • Deploy the Technology

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