While sitting in the office on a Friday lunchtime I browse the LogRhythm blog for the latest posts by my colleagues around the world. It offers much: from how LogRhythm can detect and respond to the latest threats, through to how we help customers streamline their IT security teams using our Threat Lifecycle Management platform.
Today I was reminded of a post by Jonathan Zulberg back in January 2015. It resonated with me because while at LogRhythm I have spoken to hundreds of prospects disillusioned with their first-generation SIEM platforms. Challenges have ranged from bad initial deployments not fulfilling their requirement, to endless configuration, to alarm fatigue and constant management of the platform.
Two and a half years later and the same challenges exist. Why?
When choosing technologies to fulfil a requirement, companies spend most of their time evaluating software and neglect to review the technology vendor and whether they can deliver on their promises. What do you think?
“A Successful SIEM deployment: truth or fantasy”…a controversial opening statement one might say for a consultant who works for a SIEM provider