Gartner Research

Planning for an SIEM Technology Deployment

Published: 16 December 2011

ID: G00228540

Analyst(s): Mark Nicolett

Summary

Security benefits from an SIEM technology deployment can be achieved only when the deployment is preceded by planning that includes stakeholders outside the security organization who help set the scope of the initial deployment and contribute to the definition of requirements.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Analysis

  • Form an Initial Core Team
  • Define the Objectives and Scope
    • Setting Scope When Compliance Is a Driver
    • Setting Scope When Security Is a Driver
  • Define the Event Generation/Collection, Retention, Reporting and Monitoring Requirements

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