Security Information and Event Management SIEM Toolkit

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Evaluate new services, vendors, applications and security tools, among other items, from a technical perspective, and translate the risk characteristics of such activities and functions into enterprise risk terms and communicate to colleagues in your organization.

More Uses of the Security Information and Event Management SIEM Toolkit:

  • Lead: if a breach does occur, security analysts are often on the front line, leading efforts to counter the attack.

  • Confirm your organization has significant technical knowledge and serves as a resource for other technicians to help solve complex problems.

  • Assure your organization uses extensive knowledge to develop and/or implement information technology solutions to enhance organizational success.

  • Introduce best practices and principles to enable consistent delivery and enable alignment with long term direction.

  • Develop and maintain an enterprise cybersecurity program that enables the enterprise to maintain the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of its information systems.

  • Arrange that your organization monitors and analyzes Security Information and Event Management SIEM to identify security issues for remediation.

  • Manage work with director of strategic initiatives and other organization leadership to provide project deliverables.

  • Establish that your organization provides updates on work progress to Customer Support Specialists and the Service Desk using call tracking system.

  • Reverse engineer to comprehend why a piece of software does what it does to patch a bug or analyze malware.

  • Confirm your organization assess and modify procedures to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access, modification or destruction.

  • Manage: conduct on going research and analysis in specific areas of expertise targeting clients key initiatives.

  • Ensure a complete, accurate and valid inventory of all systems, infrastructure and applications that should be logged by the security information and event management (SIEM) or log management tool.

  • Perform internal audits to review and evaluate the design and operational effectiveness of security related controls.

  • Be certain that your organization develops procedures for responding to security incidents and investigating and reporting security violations and incidents as appropriate.

  • Initiate: conduct disaster and recovery analysis, planning, implementation, testing and administration of systems.

  • Devise: conduct research in areas driven by customer use cases to configure and deploy enterprise siem solutions and incident response.

  • Assure your organization coordinates the closing of project accounting structure and records retention once projects are complete.

  • Manage work on business continuity management (BCM) and validate security practices for BCM testing and operations when a failover occurs.

  • Be accountable for generating reports for IT department and business leaders to evaluate the efficacy of the security policies in place.

  • Make sure that your organization performs project management activities for multiple information security projects; gap analysis, vendor product evaluations, current systems maintenance, and new system implementations.

  • Confirm your organization ensures project results meet requirements regarding technical quality, reliability, schedule and cost.

  • Assure your organization develops and periodically review training materials and standard operating procedures covering all technical and administrative aspects of system operations.

  • Oversee: incident response to manage the negative effects of an attack or breach, from minimizing the impact to altering security controls for future prevention.

  • Maintain a system performance management program with relevant key performance indicators (KPIs) and tracking mechanisms.

  • Identify, develop, and implement mechanisms to detect security incidents in order to enhance compliance with and support of security standards and procedures in place.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Security Information and Event Management SIEM Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Security Information and Event Management SIEM related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Security Information and Event Management SIEM specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Security Information and Event Management SIEM Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 996 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Security Information and Event Management SIEM improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 996 standard requirements:

  1. Which information do you need, in terms of IT security, from the relevant computer systems in order to quickly and correctly respond to IT security incidents and problems?

  2. Does your solution have granular role-based access controls so you can ensure only the right individuals are seeing the most sensitive aspects of the platform?

  3. Are the data and other software programs easily replaced in the event of a failure (are there backups or disk images of the critical systems)?

  4. Does it provide data in a format easily digestible by security information and event management (SIEM) systems and other security tools?

  5. Can the siem identify normal user behavior by creating a baseline for typical asset and user activity across your environment?

  6. What types of reports will need to be created (content and frequency) based upon the events the target systems will generate?

  7. Is your organization involved in any areas that fit into the SANS definition of the latest wave of connectivity to Things?

  8. How would you rate your organizations effectiveness in using threat intelligence to identify and remediate cyber threats?

  9. Are incident response and management procedures documented and available for use during an information security event?

  10. Do you have the appropriate IT infrastructure and applications to exploit the development of your intellectual assets?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Security Information and Event Management SIEM book in PDF containing 996 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Security Information and Event Management SIEM self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Security Information and Event Management SIEM Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Security Information and Event Management SIEM areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Security Information and Event Management SIEM Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Security Information and Event Management SIEM projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Security Information and Event Management SIEM Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Security Information and Event Management SIEM project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Change Log: How does this relate to the standards developed for specific business processes?

  2. Quality Audit: How does your organization know that its research programs are appropriately effective and constructive?

  3. Cost Baseline: Definition of done can be traced back to the definitions of what are you providing to the customer in terms of deliverables?

  4. Stakeholder Management Plan: Has a quality assurance plan been developed for the Security Information and Event Management SIEM project?

  5. WBS Dictionary: Are all authorized tasks assigned to identified organizational elements?

  6. Probability and Impact Matrix: How would you assess the risk management process in the Security Information and Event Management SIEM project?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are modeling techniques used to determine overall effects of risks on Security Information and Event Management SIEM project objectives for high probability, high impact risks?

  8. Project or Phase Close-Out: What hierarchical authority does the stakeholder have in your organization?

  9. Probability and Impact Assessment: Will new information become available during the Security Information and Event Management SIEM project?

  10. Risk Audit: What responsibilities for quality, errors, and outcomes have been delegated to staff (or others) without adequate oversight?

Step-by-step and complete Security Information and Event Management SIEM Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Security Information and Event Management SIEM project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Security Information and Event Management SIEM project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Security Information and Event Management SIEM project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Security Information and Event Management SIEM project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Security Information and Event Management SIEM project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Security Information and Event Management SIEM project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Security Information and Event Management SIEM project with this in-depth Security Information and Event Management SIEM Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Security Information and Event Management SIEM projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Security Information and Event Management SIEM and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Security Information and Event Management SIEM investments work better.

This Security Information and Event Management SIEM All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


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