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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 Smartbooka 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
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; Open Source SIEM Implementation; Open Source SIEM Advanced Techniques; Cisco Security-MARS Implementation; Cisco Security-MARS Advanced Techniques; Q1 Labs QRadar Implementation; Q1 Labs Advanced Techniques; ArcSight Implementation; ArcSight Advanced Techniques
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
About the Author
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 founder and CEO of Logical Security, a computer security consultant, a former engineer in the Air Forces Information Warfare unit, an instructor and a bestselling author of CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, Fifth Edition, and several other books.
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 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.
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