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security information and event management (SIEM)

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) is a name for software that combines Security Information Management( SIM) and Security Event Management( SEM). SIEM technology provides real-time analysis of security alerts triggered by network hardware and applications. SIEM technology belongs to software, devices or compliant applications.

While Security Information Management (SIM) collects events and log files from various places in communication systems to process them in real time and generate reports from them, Security Event Management (SEM) is characterized by real-time monitoring, correlation of events, notification and presentation on the console.

Functions and tasks of SIEM systems

Functions and tasks of SIEM systems

The term Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) describes the ability of products to collect network information and information from security devices, correlate it, analyze and present it, and derive security measures from it. The information relates to access management, vulnerability management and compliance tools, operating systems, databases and log file analysis.

Companies that do not want to set up their own SIEM activities can also obtain SIEM services from the cloud.

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Englisch: security information and event management - SIEM
Updated at: 28.11.2016
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Links: name, software (SW), security information management (SIM), security event management (SEM), security
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