In its raw form, log data is almost impossible for a human to process, so advanced SIEM solutions conduct a process called event normalization to deliver a homogeneous view.
Many organizations are paying much more than they realize for endpoint management in terms of money, resources and speed. Where do these hidden costs come from, and how can companies reduce them?
If your goal is active defense, open source options may be particularly useful because these tools can help you demonstrate value and shore up support.
For security leaders, the process of defining an SIEM strategy is never complete. A successful deployment requires careful planning, regular review and a culture of continuous improvement.
Security monitoring and analytics platforms deliver business value by reducing the time it takes to identify, investigate and remediate threats.
An evolved security monitoring and analytics platform — as opposed to a tools-based approach — can help analysts make better use of available threat data.
An attack doesn't need a special file to be malicious; it can use previously existing system structures, prompting the need for new security tools.
Willful ignorance is an unfortunate reality in today's security landscape. Education, training and information sharing are the keys to defeating it.
Cybercriminals may be the ones setting the security agenda, but security professionals can collaborate to defeat malicious actors and improve defenses.
Here are five areas where free, open-source risk management tools can be of service to help your enterprise further its security efforts.