Top Reasons to Move from Syslog to a SIEM

Your security team is perpetually busy protecting your organization’s data. But they can often be overwhelmed with tasks related to security events from a constantly pinging syslog. SIEM—or security information and event management—software can help IT teams get a streamlined view of activity and potential concerns. Differentiating “event data” from “log data,” as they are related to SIEM, is marked by four main characteristics:

  1. Pertinence
  2. Context
  3. Timeliness
  4. Actionability

Join cybersecurity expert Bob Erdman, Senior Security Product Manager at HelpSystems, as he discusses how these four characteristics can make a world of difference when it comes to efficiently managing security events.

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