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Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management


Security information and event management solutions keep 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 the most appropriate solutions.

Published: 24 February 2020

ID: G00381141

Analyst(s): Gorka Sadowski Kelly Kavanagh Toby Bussa

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • AT&T Cybersecurity
    • Dell Technologies (RSA)
    • Exabeam
    • FireEye
    • Fortinet
    • HanSight
    • IBM
    • LogPoint
    • LogRhythm
    • ManageEngine
    • McAfee
    • Micro Focus
    • Rapid7
    • Securonix
    • SolarWinds
    • Splunk
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Architecture/Deployment/Scalability
    • Cloud Readiness
    • Operations and Support
    • Data Management Capabilities
    • Analytics Capabilities
    • Response and Incident Management
    • Content Packaging and Management
    • Forensics and Threat Hunting
    • User Experience and User Interface
  • Use Cases
    • Basic Searching and Reporting
    • Compliance and Control Monitoring
    • Basic Security Monitoring
    • Complex Security Monitoring
    • Advanced Threat Detection and Response
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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