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Select and Implement a SIEM Solution

Optimize IT security management and simplify compliance with SIEM tools.

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A poorly selected SIEM selection and implementation process will result in:

  • Wasted investments in a wrong-sized SIEM solution
  • Weak insight into the organization’s network
  • Poor management of incoming threats into your organization’s systems

A properly implemented SIEM product, after careful selection, will allow for:

  • Clear understanding of the threats facing your organization’s network
  • Critical insight through advanced correlation techniques, which cannot be done by humans alone
  • High ROI on your SIEM product through the prevention and detection of security threats

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Module 1: Launch the SIEM selection project and analyze SIEM requirements

The Purpose

  • Identification of the drivers behind the SIEM procurement.
  • Identification of the scope and purpose of the project.
  • Discussion of the current state of the SIEM market. 

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Launch of your SIEM selection project.
  • Aligned requirements between IT and the business. 

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Identify the drivers behind SIEM
  • Identified drivers behind SIEM
1.2 Assess fit of SIEM to your organization
1.3 Complete procurement project charter
  • Procurement Project Charter
1.4 Collect business requirements and review use cases
  • Collected requirements and identified use cases

Module 2: Shortlist SIEM vendors and plan the procurement process

The Purpose

  • Creation of a shortlist based on needs.
  • Creation of an RFP for your solution and evaluation of completed RFPs.
  • Completion of a contract review to select your SIEM solution. 

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Shortlist of your vendors based on your requirements.
  • Selection of a vendor after writing a successful RFP and reviewing the contract. 

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Review of the SIEM Vendor Landscape and shortlisting of vendors
2.2 Creation of an RFP
  • Completed SIEM RFP
2.3 Evaluation and scoring of sample RFPs
  • Evaluated RFPs
2.4 Review of final contracts

Module 3: Plan the SIEM implementation

The Purpose

  • Creation of metrics needed to assess the final SIEM product.
  • Optimization of the SIEM solution design.
  • Implementation of unique SIEM capabilities. 

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Plan of the implementation of the SIEM solution.
  • Determination of the evaluation of the final SIEM solution.
  • Defined next steps for passing SIEM handling to Operations.

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Creation of an implementation plan
  • Completed implementation plan
3.2 Design of the SIEM architecture
3.3 Implementation of a pilot process
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