SIEM stands for Security Information and Event Management and these solutions have been around since 2000. They were developed with the goal of helping organizations in the early detection of targeted attacks and data breaches. But SIEMs have struggled to keep pace with the security needs of modern enterprises, especially as the volume, variety and velocity of data has grown. As well, SIEMs have struggled to keep pace with the sophistication of modern day threats. Malware 15 years ago was static and predictable. But today’s threats are stealthy, and polymorphic. “Often times when presenting at conferences, people will ask “Is SIEM Dead”? Such a great question! Has the technology reached its end of life? Has SIEM really crashed and burned? I think the answer to that question is NO. SIEM is not dead, it has just evolved. Please read the attached white paper from Sumo Logic to learn how the SIEM market has evolved from threat management to security analytics.
According to the 2019 Cloud Security Alliance survey greater than 75% of respondents cited visibility as a challenge to managing security once in the cloud, and 33% cited lack of security expertise as a factor in public cloud adoption. It’s clear there are a number of challenges when it comes to cloud security, driving the need for a shift in architecture when it comes to cloud SIEM. It’s time for service providers to rethink their strategy and underlying architectures for SIEM. These 5 attributes are critical for any MSP or MSSP to consider as they think about delivering value to their customers faster, more cost effectively and in a more efficient manner.
In today’s ever-changing business landscape, those that operate using a software-driven model will be the most successful. These businesses recognize the power of transforming enormous volumes of data generated by digital operations into real-time insights that propel further success. The ability to do this in real-time, all the time, across multiple functional disciplines, lies at the heart of continuous intelligence.