A Better Way to Budget for SIEM Services During Times of Rapid Growth

Ensuring their organisation’s IT infrastructure remains secure at all times is a juggling act for most chief information security officers (CISOs). On one hand they want to invest in the most effective tools, but on the other they recognise a need to keep costs under control.

The challenge is particularly acute when it comes to budgeting for a security information and event management (SIEM) system. Here, the combination of constantly changing data volumes and consumption-based charging can make estimating costs a nightmare.