Gartner Research

Use NetFlow Analysis to Gain More Value From SIEM

Published: 25 March 2014

ID: G00260763

Analyst(s): Claudio Neiva , Lawrence Orans


Advanced persistent threats demand extension of existing approaches to security information and event management. Network security managers should combine log data with network flow information for more complete and effective SIEM breach discovery.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Technology Description
  • Technology Definition
  • Standards
  • Operating Requirements
  • Uses
  • Benefits and Risks
  • Technology Alternatives
    • Network Performance Monitoring
    • IPSs
    • Network Forensics
    • SIEM Integrated With Forensics (Full Packet Capture Solution)
  • Selection Guidelines
    • SIEM With Native Support for NetFlow Analysis
    • SIEM Solutions With Their Own Flow Exporter
    • SIEM Solutions Integrated With Third-Party NBA Solutions
  • Price Performance

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