Gartner Research

How to Deploy SIEM Technology

Published: 02 March 2015

ID: G00272045

Analyst(s): Kelly Kavanagh , Oliver Rochford

Summary

Many security information and event management deployments stall after the initial deployment. IT security managers deploying SIEM technology must use a phased approach based on output-driven SIEM and adopt a suitable SIEM architecture.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Use a Phased Approach
    • Deploy Log Management First
    • Use Case by Use Case (Output-Driven Approach)
    • Nested Phasing
  • Refine Logging Policy
  • Follow Log Source Sequence
  • Use a Deployment Architecture
    • Context Data Source Integration
    • SIEM Architecture Dimensions
  • Additional Architecture Questions to Be Answered During Deployment

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