Evolution of SIEM in the Cloud

  • Thursday, 06 Jun 2024 10:00AM EST (06 Jun 2024 14:00 UTC)
  • Speaker: Chris Edmundson

In recent times, the landscape of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions has experienced a remarkable metamorphosis. No longer confined to being mere data repositories, SIEM platforms have evolved into dynamic hubs brimming with invaluable insights. Join us in this webcast as we embark on a journey through the contemporary realm of SIEM, spotlighting its departure from traditional methodologies, shifting to the cloud, and its embrace of cutting-edge technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning. We'll navigate through the symbiotic relationship SIEM shares with other important capabilities such as Extended Detection and Response (XDR), identity and access management (IAM), and the renowned MITRE ATT&CK framework. By doing so, we'll unravel the indispensable role SIEM plays in orchestrating holistic security strategies that safeguard against a myriad of threats. As we draw towards the conclusion of the webcast, we'll underscore the importance of practical validation in the assessment of cloud based SIEM solutions, emphasizing the necessity for robust evaluation methods in ensuring the efficacy and reliability of these indispensable security tools.

Learning objectives:

  • Get familiar with the importance of SIEM as a foundational utility for shaping your security operations and its relationship to other capabilities
  • How modern SIEMs can elevate your security monitoring and incident response in a cloud environment
  • How to articulate the advantages and challenges of migrating to a cloud-based SIEM
  • Gain valuable insights on evaluating SIEM solutions to help you meet your business needs and objectives through a defined set of criteria

This webcast is based on content from SANS Institute SEC488: Cloud Security Essentials. SEC488 provides cloud security analysts, engineers, and researchers with the foundation necessary to help navigate your organization through the security challenges and opportunities presented by cloud services. To learn more, please visit here, review the syllabus, and click the Course Demo button for a free peak at the courseware.

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