Building the Business Case for Log Management Intelligence (LMI) - November 2006

by Steve Mancini, Jerry Shenk
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments SANS Institute logging technology and techniques

No longer a luxury, Log Management has become an essential tool for organizations interested in reducing and mitigating the risk of operational or security issues, improving operational efficiency, and meeting the demands of increasingly strict regulatory requirements. A log management and intelligence (LMI) solution can help organizations proactively monitor systems, applications and network activity so they can avoid or rapidly remediate network issues, reduce downtime, and comply with regulatory mandates. In fact, when weighing the cost of an intelligent log management solution against the benefits it provides, business justification for its deployment becomes clear. This paper outlines the key business drivers for deploying an LMI solution.