Gartner Research

When to Use Big Data Lakes to Manage Security Data

Published: 07 August 2018

ID: G00343802

Analyst(s): Pete Shoard, Gorka Sadowski, Craig Lawson


Security and risk management leaders’ teams seek to retain and have access to relevant security logs and data for investigation and compliance uses. SRM leaders should use decision markers to identify the best data management approach.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify the Entirety of the Requirements for the Deployment
  • Engage Early With Any Existing or Preferred MSSPs and Technology Vendors
    • Data Consolidation
    • Licensing Requirements
    • Data Filtering
  • Align Security Data Collection Plans With Those of the Wider Business IT Architecture
    • Preparing for Deployment
    • Changing Providers
    • Determining Staffing Requirements

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