SOURCE: AccelOps Inc.

AccelOps Inc.

August 18, 2010 07:48 ET

AccelOps and CSO Breakfast Club Sponsors SANS.org Ask the Expert Webcast "Operationalizing Security - Making the Top 10 SIEM Best Practices Work: Metrics, Processes and Technologies"

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - August 18, 2010) - Log management and Security Information Event Management (SIEM) have been around for quite some time and user requirements and best practices have evolved. How can organizations large and small further optimize resources and accelerate the advance of security intelligence, defenses and compliance measures? 

This webcast answers that crucial question by leveraging guidance from leading industry sources and building upon lessons learned from the field. Information security professionals are invited to join an expert and practitioner panel as they discuss the metrics, processes and technologies that can be put to immediate use to realize operational results from the top 10 SIEM best practices. 

AccelOps, the integrated data center and cloud service monitoring leader, and the CSO Breakfast Club will host the SANS.org "Ask the Expert" webcast on Thursday, September 2nd at 1:30 P.M. EDT / 10:30 A.M. PDT. To register, please visit www.accelops.net/SIEMtop10.php. Registrants will also receive a corresponding whitepaper that examines putting the top 10 best SIEM practices to work.

Led by William Sieglein of the CSO Breakfast Club, the expert roundtable will explore pragmatic SIEM / Log Management best practices in terms of:

  • Metrics: what to measure, why measure and what's extraneous
  • Processes: phasing in results, operational concerns and pitfalls to avoid
  • Technologies: source considerations, key controls and related SIEM functionality

Participants include: William Sieglein, president of the CSO Breakfast Club; Dr. Anton Chavakin, recognized security and compliance expert, and author of the book and popular blogsite "Security Warrior"; Randolph Barr, CSO of Qualys and former CSO of WebEx Communications/Cisco; Tim Mather, information assurance and security expert, cloud security contributor, and former RSA chief security strategist and Symantec CSO; Jamie Sanbower, director of cyber security practices at Force 3; and Scott Gordon, vice president at AccelOps, Inc.

About The CSO Breakfast Club.
The CSO Breakfast Club is an organization dedicated to creating peer-to-peer sharing and education opportunities for executive-level professionals with information security, IT risk management, audit and compliance responsibilities. Visit http://www.csobreakfastclub.com to learn more.

About AccelOps - Intelligent. Proactive. Secure.
AccelOps provides award-winning data center and cloud service monitoring software delivered as a virtual appliance or SaaS. The integrated solution monitors data center, network infrastructure and cloud environments across service, performance, availability, security and change management. The unified platform aggregates, cross-correlates and manages diverse operational data, both on-premise and in the cloud, to yield end-to-end visibility, efficient root-cause analysis, reduced MTTR, operational efficiency and compliance automation. The Silicon Valley-based company is privately held, venture-backed and led by experienced technology executives who created the popular Cisco MARS security information management appliance. Do more, control more and save more by visiting http://www.AccelOps.net.

AccelOps Inc. is a privately held Delaware corporation. AccelOps, the AccelOps logo, OpsBridge and OpsAdvisor are trademarks of AccelOps, Inc. Other names mentioned may be trademarks and properties of their respective owners.

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