Jacob Bolm

Managing Consultant, Architecture and Implementation Solutions

Jacob Bolm is a managing consultant for Optiv’s architecture and implementation solutions professional services practice, and has been focused on SIEM technologies for the past 6 years. As an industry veteran, Jacob’s passion and focus is around providing holistic IT Security monitoring solutions tailored around the unique needs of each client and industry.

 

Transforming Logs and Alerts into Actionable Intelligence with UEBA Functionality

· By Jacob Bolm, Woodrow Brown ·

For information security practitioners, the stored value in security data can reduce both costs and risk. The progression of the treatment of log data is a testament to the recognition of this value. Computer logging facilities began as a first-in-first-out (FIFO) rolling buffer with a finite capacity. Organizations then moved to log management programs where log data was aggregated and stored. Next, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems were put in place. Today, User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) solutions are at the forefront of unlocking the value of data and a growing number of companies are turning to UEBA to help solve their security challenges.

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