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Security Information Event Management (SIEM) is a technology that collects, normalizes, and stores security events from various sources, such as network devices, firewalls, endpoint security products, and operating systems. It then provides real-time visibility into security events. Then it correlates them across different sources to detect anomalous activities and provide security teams with the necessary information to respond to threats quickly and effectively.
Long story short, SIEM is how Google Cloud takes care of security intelligence.
To understand the utility of SIEM, we must take into account Chronicle SIEM, a cloud-native security information and event management (SIEM) platform that helps organizations detect, investigate, and respond to cyber threats in real time.
The platform offers a range of capabilities, including advanced analytics and reporting, threat intelligence, and proactive monitoring of user and device activity. It provides continuous threat detection and response, allowing organizations to detect and respond to cyber threats quickly.
Security Information Event Management is used by IT professionals and security teams in organizations of all sizes to monitor and manage the security of their networks. It offers tons of benefits.
Some of the essential advantages of SIEM are:
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Joshua Jebaraj is the Creator of GCP-Goat. He works as Security Researcher at we45 focusing on cloud and cloud-native security. He has 3+ years of experience working related to containers and Kubernetes. He has also spoken at conferences like Defcon, Owasp-Seasides, Bsides-Delhi, and Eko-party. When AFK, he can be found watching movies and making memes.