Security Monitoring On A Budget: Security Knowhow Needed

Every company can afford – and must afford – some security monitoring.

Even three years ago, small businesses shied away from security monitoring as too complex and too difficult to deploy, with a 2009 article calling such systems “not for the faint of heart.”

Now, log-management services in the cloud, easier-to-use managed security services, and simpler security information and event management (SIEM) solutions have made security monitoring possible for all but the smallest firms. For such businesses, gathering intelligence on security events can be an offshoot of network monitoring or the other way around, but each can give companies better visibility into what is going on with their information systems, says Nicole Pauls, director of product management for SolarWinds, an information-technology provider.

via Security Monitoring On A Budget: Security Knowhow Needed – Dark Reading.

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