Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management

Published: 03 December 2018

ID: G00348945

Analyst(s): Toby Bussa , Gorka Sadowski , Kelly Kavanagh


Security information and event management solutions are evolving to address demands across a range of buyers and requirements. Security and risk management leaders responsible for security operations should use this research to evaluate and select solutions.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • AlienVault
    • BlackStratus
    • Dell Technologies (RSA)
    • Exabeam
    • Fortinet
    • IBM
    • LogPoint
    • LogRhythm
    • ManageEngine
    • McAfee
    • Micro Focus
    • Netsurion-EventTracker
    • Rapid7
    • Securonix
    • SolarWinds
    • Splunk
    • Venustech
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Architecture
    • Deployment, Operations and Support
    • Log and Data Management
    • Real-Time Monitoring
    • Analytics
    • Data and Application Monitoring
    • Threat and Environmental Context
    • User Context and Monitoring
    • Incident Management
    • Threat Detection Tools
  • Use Cases
    • Basic Security Monitoring
    • Complex Security Monitoring
    • Advanced Threat Defense
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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