Among the most reliable, accurate, and proactive tools in the security arsenal are the event and audit logs created by network devices. Yet, few organizations understand what devices to monitor, what information to capture, or how to properly evaluate the data. In addition, few have the resources required to stay on top of the task.
This guide will walk you through the basics of log analysis - why it matters, what it can tell you, and how to do it. You’ll also learn about the five important aspects of a successful log analysis process: