Gartner Research

Use Central Log Management for Security Event Monitoring Use Cases

Published: 19 July 2018

ID: G00364074

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


Central log management is still very relevant today and can be a key, but undervalued, tool for an organization's threat detection and response capabilities. Security and risk management leaders can benefit from the adoption of a log management tool for multiple use cases.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Use Case #1 — Improve Basic Threat Detection and Incident Investigation Capabilities
  • Use Case #2 — Use Central Log Management to Maximize SIEM Solution Investments
    • Recommendations and Cautions
  • Representative Vendors and Providers

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