Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) is an essential cyber security technology. The traditional use cases for SIEM in compliance, storage, and forensic investigations remain important (and in some industries indispensable).
However, network security is not just about multinational corporations with accordingly large network security budgets. SMBs face the same cyber threats as their enterprise counterparts; however, SMBs cannot typically apply the same security professional resources to the issue. While SIEM platforms are built to scale up, the challenges to scale down an enterprise-scale SIEM for SMB are daunting and costly.
Read this analyst report from Frost & Sullivan to learn more about the changing SIEM market and AlienVault's SMB-focused approach to SIEM.