Why SIEM?

Why SIEM?

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) is an essential tool for organisations to protect their IT infrastructure from Cyber threats. Put simply, SIEM is a security solution that helps organisations recognise potential security threats and vulnerabilities before they can disrupt business operations. It collects user behaviour anomalies and uses artificial intelligence to automate many of the manual processes associated with threat detection and incident response. 

SIEM collects, analyses and correlates security events from various sources across an organisation’s entire network, including network devices, cloud environments, SaaS subscriptions, users, endpoint and IOT devices. Thus providing a comprehensive view of the environment.

The primary purpose of SIEM is to detect and respond to security incidents in real-time.

SIEM has become a staple tool in modern-day security operation centers (SOCs) for security and compliance management use cases. It is a complex tool which is a significant undertaking to implement within your business and is not much use on its own without expert analysts to run and manage it to deliver the total security and compliance solution SIEM tools offer.

SIEM solutions integrate with third-party threat intelligence feeds to correlate their internal security data against previously recognised threat signatures and profiles. Integration with real-time threat feeds enable teams to block or detect new types of attack signatures. SIEM solutions can generate real-time compliance reports for PCI-DSS, GDPR, HIPPA, SOX, ISO27001 and other compliance standards, reducing the burden of security management and detecting potential violations early so they can be addressed.

In summary, the features of a SIEM solution are;
Log Data Management, Network visibility, Threat Intelligence, Analytics, Real-time Alerting, Dashboards and reporting, IT Compliance, and Security & IT Integrations

FoxTech has taken enterprise SIEM and SOC technology and applied them to SME clients. We have combined our expertise in Cyber Security to deliver SOCaaS solutions, making it easy for our customers to deploy a SOC without knowing the complexity of running a SIEM and employing the necessary expertise.

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