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Peer Connect Perspectives: It’s Tricky to Evaluate Providers for SIEM Managed Services

Published: 15 November 2017

ID: G00347669

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors


IT security leaders can have widely different experiences when they use a managed service provider for security information and event management. Leaders have to evaluate their own organization as well as the service provider.

Table Of Contents


Peer Strategies

  • Can the SIEM Service Do What We Want It to Do?
  • Do We Know What Usage Patterns We Need, and Does the Provider Support Them?
  • How Do We Plan to Use the SIEM Service in Our Security Environment?
  • Key Takeaways

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