Security information and event management (SIEM) is an approach to security management that seeks to provide a complete view of an organization’s information technology security. This course provides participants with an understanding of SIEM, methodologies and software options. We delve into understanding the levels of security, ease of use, cost of implementation and maintenance requirements. Lastly, we discuss the associated benefits and risks mitigation techniques.

Course Key Concepts: SIEM, Cybersecurity, Ransomware, Phishing, Data Security, PCI

Learning Objectives
  • Define SIEM
  • Explore methodologies and software options
  • Identify levels of security
  • Recognize associates time and monetary cost of implementation and maintenance
Last updated/reviewed: March 15, 2024
5 Reviews (23 ratings)


Anonymous Author
I really appreciate the CPE surrounding IT risks. Hoping to see more about OT risks in the future ... given IT/OT convergence (standards are: 62443, Purdue and cross-reference to NIST). I am an IT/OT Third Party Risk Manager, and my focus is Operations Tech (large manufacturing). Thank you!

Anonymous Author
This course provides information explaining what Security Information Event Management is and how it can be beneficial.

Anonymous Author
Great basics on SIEM selection and management, and the application of SIEM in organizational environment.

Member's Profile
Very informative and insightful on the benefits of SEIM.

Anonymous Author
Great basics on SIEM, easy to follow and well done.

Course Complexity: Intermediate

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information
Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
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Course Syllabus
  Introduction to Security Information Event Management (SIEM)2:10
  SIEM Definitions9:36
  System Attributes and Capabilities9:55
  Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR)4:44
  Event Response and Requirements12:32
  Explore Methodologies4:57
  Software Options11:16
  Levels of Security3:50
  Time and Monetary Cost2:18
Continuous Play
  The Importance of Security Information Event Management (SIEM)1:03:55
Supporting Materials
  Slides: Security Information Event Management (SIEM)PDF
  Security Information Event Management (SIEM) – Glossary/IndexPDF
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