How does SIEM work?
SIEM collects log and event data generated by an organization’s application, security devices and host systems and brings them together into a single centralized platform. SIEM gathers data from antivirus events, firewall logs and other locations. It then categorizes these data. When a threat has been identified through network security monitoring, it generates an alert and defines a threat level based on predetermined rules.
SIEM solutions have become a significant component in streamlining security workflows. Irrespective of the organization size, taking proactive steps to monitor for and mitigate IT security risks is essential. Some of the benefits of SIEM include: