XcellSecure | Log Management
Log management is a primary function for next-generation SIEM tools within the broader context of collection, indexing and retention of any log files. Log management covers comprehensive log collection, aggregation, normalization, taxonomy, analysis and original (raw, unmodified) log retention.
Why log Management
Benefits of Log management
Log management process
Businesses need to collect logs over encrypted channels. Their log management solution should ideally come equipped with multiple means to collect logs, but it should recommend the most reliable means of doing so.
Organizations need to make sure they can find their logs once they’ve stored them, so they should index their records in such a way that they are discoverable via plaintext, REGEX, and API queries.
Finally, companies need to be able to distribute log information to different users and groups using dashboards, reports and email. Their log management solution should facilitate that exchange of data with other systems and the security team.
Once they have collected them, organizations need to preserve, compress, encrypt, store, and archive their logs. Companies can look for additional functionality in their log management solution.
Organizations need to create rules that they can use to detect interesting events and perform automated actions. Of course, most events don’t occur on a single host in a single log.