Gartner Research

Delivering Situational Awareness

Published: 18 July 2011

ID: G00214313

Analyst(s): John Pescatore, Mark Nicolett


Situational awareness is needed by government and commercial security organizations for effective threat discovery and risk mitigation. Technology and process integration are required, or investments will be wasted.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • What Is Situational Awareness?
    • Asset Status Information
    • Threat Activity Information
    • Analysis
    • Reporting
    • Enabling Technologies for Situational Awareness
  • What Needs to Be Added to SIEM?
    • User Context
    • Threat and Vulnerability Context
    • Asset Context
    • Analysis
  • Recommendations

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