Book: Audit and Trace Log Management: Consolidation and Analysis
Publisher: Auerbach Publications
Audit and Trace Log Management: Consolidation and Analysis
is both a timely and much needed compilation of useful information around a topic
that is becoming more and more critical to not only IT professionals and
security practitioners, but to many other departments, such as legal, risk,
and compliance, as well as auditors and business stakeholders. It is well
known and documented that the current body of regulation and legislation
will continue to evolve over the next decade, thereby creating an evergrowing
and critical need for a cost-effective and efficient audit and
Security practitioners have always diligently incorporated audit and
monitoring into their security management systems, and in support of
that, have documented some level of audit and monitoring requirements
in their security policies and procedures. However, these new rules are
moving the industry and organizations into an entirely new realm, where
most of us are ill-prepared to go on our own. This book not only provides
an excellent introduction and explanation of the requirements and the
problem definition, but it goes further to offer a multidimensional solution
set with broad applicability across a wide range of organizations and their
As regulation and legislation evolve, the critical need for cost-effective and efficient IT audit and monitoring solutions will continue to grow. Audit and Trace Log Management: Consolidation and Analysis offers a comprehensive introduction and explanation of requirements and problem definition, and also delivers a multidimensional solution set with broad applicability across a wide range of organizations.
Itprovidesa wealth of information in the form of processwalkthroughs. These include problem determination, requirements gathering,scope definition, risk assessment, compliance objectives, systemdesign and architecture, implementation and operational challenges, productand solution evaluation, communication plans, project managementchallenges, and determining Return on Investment (ROI). By using templates, tools, and samples that enhance your understanding of processes and solution sets, the author successfully emphasizes the core themes of the book. He also includes many diagrams throughout his discussion that aid in a clear communication of process and solution recommendations.
This volume enables you to gain the knowledge, perspective, and insight needed to independently implement a successful audit and monitoring management system tailored to the unique requirements of your organization.