Gartner Research

Prepare an Effective Security Event Monitoring Project

Published: 04 May 2018

ID: G00351404

Analyst(s): Gorka Sadowski , Mitchell Schneider , Pete Shoard


Security and risk management leaders have more security event monitoring options today than they did years ago. Use this research to help make the most appropriate choices based on specific use cases, the IT environment and available resources, and as a guide to the most relevant Gartner research.

Table Of Contents


Research Highlights

  • Initial Overview of the Security Event Monitoring Options and Use-Case Alignment
  • Centralized Log Management as a Foundation
  • Threat Detection and/or Incident Response at Your Service
  • A Hybrid Approach
  • SOC Buildout and Do-It-Yourself (DIY) SIEM Implementation
  • Integrate the SIEM Tool With Other Security Event Monitoring Technologies Postdeployment

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