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Overcoming Common Causes for SIEM Deployment Failures

Published: 21 August 2014

ID: G00260858

Analyst(s): Oliver Rochford


Implementing SIEM continues to be fraught with difficulties, with failed and stalled deployments common. Security managers can avoid the six most common failures by following these best practices.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Undertake Careful Planning to Avoid Stalled or Failed SIEM Deployments
    • Pitfall 1: Failure to Plan Before Buying
    • Pitfall 2: Failure to Define Scope
    • Pitfall 3. Overly Optimistic Scoping
    • Pitfall 4: Monitoring Noise
    • Pitfall 5: Lack of Sufficient Context
    • Pitfall 6: Insufficient Resources

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