Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Monthly Blog Round-Up – January 2012

Here is my next monthly "Security Warrior" blog round-up of top 5 popular posts/topics this month:
  1. On Free Log Management Tools” is a companion to the checklist below (updated version)
  2. Simple Log Review Checklist Released!” is often at the top – the checklist is still a very useful tool for many people
  3. Updated With Community Feedback SANS Top 7 Essential Log Reports DRAFT2”, “SANS Top 5 Essential Log Reports Update!” and their predecessor  “Top5 SANS Log Reports Update DRAFT” also show up close to the top. IF YOU WANT TO VOLUNTEER TO FINISH THIS DOCUMENT- PLEASE EMAIL ME!
  4. On Choosing SIEM” is about the least wrong way of choosing a SIEM tool – as well as why the right way is so unpopular.
  5. My classic PCI DSS log review series is last on my Top 5: “Complete PCI DSS Log Review Procedures.”
In addition, I’d like to draw your attention to a few posts from my Gartner blog:
  1. Cloud Security Monitoring for IaaS, PaaS, SaaS
  2. More On Security Monitoring of Public Cloud Assets
  3. Cloud Security Monitoring!
Also see my past monthly and annual “Top Posts” – 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011.

Disclaimer: all this content was written before I joined Gartner on Aug 1, 2011 and is solely my personal view at the time of writing. For my current security blogging, go here.

Dr Anton Chuvakin