Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Implementation

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October 15, 2010


Electronic book text, 496 pages

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0071701087 / 9780071701082

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Main description

Implement SIEM to efficiently analyze and report data, respond to inside and outside threats, and follow compliance regulations

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Implementation shows how to take advantage of SIEM technology for real-time analysis of security alerts generated by network hardware and applications. The book explains how to implement multiple SIEM products from different vendors, and also discusses the strengths, weaknesses, and advanced tuning of these various systems.

This comprehensive guide covers everything from basic concepts and components to high-level configuration, risk and threat analysis, interpretation, and response. The separate pieces that make up a complete SIEM system are outlined, and techniques for deploying an integrated collection of discrete SIEM pieces to meet your requirements are presented. You will also learn how to extend SIEM tools to develop business intelligence solutions.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Implementation

  • Includes a Smartbook—a knowledge base of real-world business use cases illustrating successfully deployed, finely-tuned SIEM systems
  • Covers the top SIEM products/vendors: ArcSight, Q1 QRadar, and Cisco MARS
  • Is written by security, SIEM, and compliance experts
  • Includes product feature summaries and analyses and trending examples
  • Covers regulatory compliance issues and provides Incident Response solutions

All-inclusive coverage:
Introduction to Threat Intelligence For IT Systems; Business Models; Threat Models; Compliance; SIEM Concepts - Components for small and medium size businesses; The Anatomy of SIEM Systems; Incident Response; SIEM for Business Intelligence; SIEM Tools; AlientVault OSSIM Implementation; AlienVault OSSIM Advanced Techniques; Cisco Security-MARS Implementation; Cisco Security-MARS Advanced Techniques; Q1 Labs QRadar Implementation; Q1 Labs Advanced Techniques; ArcSight Implementation; ArcSight Advanced Techniques

Table of contents

Part I: Introduction to Threat Intelligence For IT Systems; Chapter 1. Business Models; Chapter 2. Threat Models; Chapter 3. 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 SIEM Systems; Chapter 6. Incident Response; Chapter 7. SIEM for Business Intelligence; Part III: SIEM Tools; Chapter 8. Open Systems SIEM Implementation; Chapter 9. Open Systems SIEM Advanced Techniques; Chapter 10. Cisco Security-MARS Implementation; Chapter 11. Cisco Security-MARS Advanced Techniques; Chapter 12. Q1 Labs QRadar Implementation; Chapter 13. Q1 Labs Advanced Techniques; Chapter 14. ArcSight Implementation; Chapter 15. ArcSight Advanced Techniques; Appendix A. SIEM Smart book

Author comments

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.
Zachary Payton, CCNP, Linux+, CEH, is president and CEO of Executive Instruments, Inc., an information security company. He regularly lectures on IT security.
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.
Chris Blask, vice president of Business Development at N2NetSecurity, Inc., is on the faculty at the Institute for Applied Network Security. He co-founded Protego Networks--now the Cisco MARS SIM appliances.
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.
Gabriel Mino, GIAC GCIA, GCIH, GREM, SSP-DRAP, SSP-MPA, Linux+, Security+, is an on-sight ArcSight instructor and enterprise SIEM architect and has performed countless security assessments and post intrusion analyses for numerous Fortune 500 clients.

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