Security Information and Event Management by David R. Miller
(SIEM) Implementation (Network Pro Library)

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Implement a robust SIEM system

Effectively manage the security information and events produced by your network with help from this authoritative guide. Written by IT security experts, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Implementation shows you how to deploy SIEM technologies to monitor, identify, document, and respond to security threats and reduce false-positive alerts. The book explains how to implement SIEM products from different vendors, and discusses the strengths, weaknesses, and advanced tuning of these systems. You’ll also learn how to use SIEM capabilities for business intelligence. Real-world case studies are included in this comprehensive resource.

Assess your organization’s business models, threat models, and regulatory compliance requirements Determine the necessary SIEM components for small- and medium-size businesses Understand SIEM anatomy—source device, log collection, parsing/normalization of logs, rule engine, log storage, and event monitoring Develop an effective incident response program Use the inherent capabilities of your SIEM system for business intelligence Develop filters and correlated event rules to reduce false-positive alerts Implement AlienVault’s Open Source Security Information Management (OSSIM) Deploy the Cisco Monitoring Analysis and Response System (MARS) Configure and use the Q1 Labs QRadar SIEM system Implement ArcSight Enterprise Security Management (ESM) v4.5 Develop your SIEM security analyst skills

About David R. Miller

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David Miller (Davie, FL), Security+, CISSP, and MCSE: Security is a network engineer, IT security and project management consultant with more than two decades of experience. David has focused on writing and teaching for the last 10 years. He has written numerous books, curriculum, presentations, and training videos for topics including: the entire MCSE track (8 courses), network security, wireless security, penetration testing, CISSP, A+, Network+ and Security+. Michael Gregg (Houston, TX), Security+, CISSP, CIW Security Analyst, is the president of Superior Solutions, Inc., a Houston-based IT security consulting firm. His organization performs security assessments and penetration testing for Fortune 1000 firms. He has more than 20 years experience in the IT field. He is an expert on security, networking, and Internet technologies. He also has the following certifications: MCSE, MCT, CTT+, A+, Network+, CNA, CCNA, CEH, CHFI, CEI, DCNP, ES Dragon IDS, ES Advanced Dragon IDS, and TICSA.
Published November 15, 2010 by McGraw-Hill Osborne Media. 464 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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