IBM received an "Excellent" product viability rating again by Gartner in its Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management report. The report assesses 13 SIEM technologies by evaluating the capabilities that are critical for the support of threat management, compliance, and general SIEM deployment use cases.
Gartner notes that SIEM technology is an important element of an organization's security strategy, because it establishes a consolidation point for all forms of security monitoring and can be used to detect a targeted attack in its early phases to minimize damage. SIEM tools also help satisfy audit requirements.
Read the full report to learn how IT security organizations can define their SIEM requirements and select technology.