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Deploying your SIEM: What you need to know

SIEM deployments may fail if the correct considerations are not given to directional business risks and how outputs will be consumed. Learn how your team can ensure success by reading How to Deploy a SIEM Solution Successfully — a Gartner report. 

Replacing your SIEM? Deploying a new one? Make sure you’re doing it right.

It’s an age-old question: What comes first — the chicken or the egg? Similarly, when deploying a SIEM, your security team needs to ask themselves, “Should we prioritize the data going into the tool or the outcomes we need to come out of it?”

Recent research from Gartner shows most SIEM users are not adhering to best practices during deployment and, as a result, are experiencing challenges and setbacks. Read on to understand:

  • The lifecycle of deploying a SIEM and its various stages.
  • The architecture choices for your deployment.
  • Integration considerations and the questions your team should ask.
  • How to focus on an output-driven approach.

Download the Gartner report to make sure you deploy your SIEM correctly to set your security team up for success.

Gartner, How to Deploy a SIEM Solution Successfully, By Andrew Davies, Mictchell Schneider, Toby Bussa, Kelly Kavanagh, 7 July 2021. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally, and is used herein with permission. All rights reserved.

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