Born next to firewalls, network access controls and vulnerability assessment tools, security information and event management (SIEM) systems have been around for over 15 years and have now reached a high level of maturity and productivity. As a result, today’s SIEMs are not the same as they were in 2004.

So what of the claim that SIEM is dead? The answer may be simple: SIEM has gone through a tremendous change pattern, so it’s not the same tool set we once knew. Here are five signs your current SIEM deployment may be outdated, and what to look for going forward.

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