Tag: security information and event management



AI Should Not Replace Established Security Practices

June 18, 2018

Here is an interesting article from my colleague Joe Kim, in which he discusses the impact of artificial intelligence on cybersecurity.   Agencies are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to bolster the United States’ cybersecurity posture.   Agencies are dealing with …


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Balancing Stability and Agility

June 11, 2018

“The price of reliability is the pursuit of the utmost simplicity.” C.A.R. Hoare, Turing Award lecture.   Software and computers in general are inherently dynamic and not of a state of stasis. The only way IT, servers, software, or any other thing that has …


SolarWinds Lab Episode 62: Security Tools Deep Dive

May 15, 2018

In this episode, Head Geek Destiny Bertucci and Security Product Manager Jamie Hynds show you how to use Security Event Manager (formerly Log & Event Manager), Patch Manager, and Network Configuration Manager to help you meet your 2018 security audit needs. Back to Video …



Windows Workstation Logs – Integration

March 9, 2018

In the final blog of this series, we’ll look at ways to integrate Windows event logs with other telemetry sources to provide a complete picture of a network environment. The most common way of doing this is by forwarding event logs to a syslog …



Microsoft Workstation Logs – Configuration

February 22, 2018

Over the last three posts, we’ve looked at Microsoft event logging use cases and identified a set of must-have event IDs. Now we’re ready to put our security policy in place. This blog will walk you through configuring event logging on client workstations, and …