SIEM is a suite of software products and services that combine security information management (SIM) and security event management (SEM). SIEM provides real-time analysis of security alerts generated by network hardware and applications. It provides a centralized point for alerts and checking the heath of network security. Many IDS/IPS have built tools so they can communicate and provide real time information for those protecting the network.
SIEM gives a holistic, unified view into not only infrastructure but also workflow, compliance and log management. A SIEM can provide a multitude of capabilities and services efficiently.
SIEM provides core features as explained following:
- Event and log collection: Comes in many forms, especially with in-house applications, but the essences is log and event collection for review and correlation
- Layered centric views: Provides...