Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Implementation

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Implementation

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By (author) David R. Miller, By (author) Allen Harper, By (author) Zachary Payton, By (author) Chris Blask, By (author) Stephen Vandyke, By (author) Gabriel Mino, By (author) Shon Harris

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  • Publisher: Osborne/McGraw-Hill
  • Format: Paperback | 464 pages
  • Dimensions: 185mm x 229mm x 28mm | 726g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0071701095
  • ISBN 13: 9780071701099
  • Sales rank: 537,532

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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.

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Author information

David R. Miller, SME, MCT, MCITPro Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator, MCSE Windows NT 4.0, 2000, and Server 2003:Security, CISSP, LPT, ECSA, CEH, CWNA, CCNA, CNE, Security+, A+, N+, is an expert author, lecturer, and IT security consultant specializing in information systems security, compliance, and network engineering. Shon Harris, CISSP, is the CEO of Logical Security, a computer security consultant, a former engineer in the Air Force's Information Warfare unit, an instructor and an author. She has authored three best selling CISSP books, is a contributing author to the book Gray Hat Hacking, and developed a full digital information security product series for Pearson publishing. Shon was recognized as one of the top 25 women in the Information Security field by Information Security Magazine. Allen Harper, CISSP, is founder and president of N2NetSecurity, Inc., a consulting company specializing in advanced security and vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, SIEM implementation, and compliance. He served as a security engineer in the U.S. Department of Defense, and is a coauthor of Gray Hat Hacking. Stephen VanDyke, CISSP, BCCPA, BCCPP, MCSA, Security+, Network+, was a founding member of the U.S. Army Reserve global network Computer Emergency Response Team and helped design and deploy its NetForensics SIEM. He implemented high end, multi-tiered security systems for the Multi-National Force - Iraq (MNFI) network. Chris Blask, Vice President of Marketing at AlienVault, is on the faculty at the Institute for Applied Network Security, Co-founded Protego Networks (now Cisco MARS) and founded Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity company Lofty Perch. Chris invented the BorderWare Firewall Server in the early days of the Internet Security market and built the Cisco Systems firewall business

Table of contents

Part I: Introduction to SIEM: Threat Intelligence for IT Systems Chapter 1 Business Models Chapter 2 Threat Models Chapter 3 Regulatory Compliance Part II: IT Threat Intelligence Using SIEM Systems Chapter 4 SIEM Concepts - Components for small and medium size businesses Chapter 5 The Anatomy of a SIEM Chapter 6 Incident Response Chapter 7 Using SIEM for Business Intelligence Part III: SIEM Tools Chapter 8 AlienVault OSSIM Implementation Chapter 9 AlienVault OSSIM Operation Chapter 10 Cisco Security-MARS Implementation Chapter 11 Cisco Security-MARS Advanced Techniques Chapter 12 Q1 Labs QRadar Implementation Chapter 13 Q1 Labs QRadar Advanced Techniques Chapter 14 ArcSight Implementation Chapter 15 ArcSight ESM Advanced Techniques Appendix: The Ways and Means of the Security Analyst