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Establish Scope and Requirements for a Successful Security Information and Event Management Deployment

Published: 30 May 2017

ID: G00328571

Analyst(s): Toby Bussa , Mitchell Schneider , Kelly Kavanagh


As they plan for SIEM deployments, security and risk management leaders must establish firm tactical and strategic goals. This will enable them to select appropriate use cases and engage with relevant stakeholders from outside the security organization, resulting in successful SIEM implementations.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Form an Initial Core Team
  • Define the Scope and Objectives
    • Threat Management
    • Compliance
    • Niche
  • Define Use Cases
  • Create a Roadmap
    • SIEM Roadmap
    • Sample SIEM Roadmap
    • Phase I Rollout Plan
    • Sample Phase I Rollout Plan

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