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Keys for implementing successfull SIM solution

Created: 20 Feb 2012 • Updated: 05 Mar 2012 | 1 comment
Avkash K's picture
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Hi All,

In a current scenario information security is a must go for any environments, but managing those security information in a proper fashion is important.

To have the overview of any organizations security SIM solutions are currently in demand.

One of the best SIM solution that i have used is of course!! Symantec Security Information Manager.

Apart from this any organization requires a proper planning beofre implementing any SIM solution.

Here i am sharing the the very usefull article by SANS for implmenting a successfull SIM solution.

Following are the keys to implementing a successful SIM solution .
1. Select the right product .

  • Collect requirements.
  • Send an RFP to potential vendors .
  • Evaluate short-list products in-house.
  • Talk to existing customers .

2. Start with a pilot.
3. Put your money in storage and database hardware.
4. Define your environment
5. Get good people and train them
6. Have a lab system
7. Agent and data source integration principles
8. Integration and configuration tips
9. Measure progress with indicators

Thanks to SANS Institute InfoSec Reading Room for publishing such a wonderfull article.

Enjoy this share!!

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Srikanth_Subra's picture

Thanks for Shareyes

Thanks & Regards,


"Defeat the Defeat before the Defeat Defeats you"
(Swami Vivekananda)

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