SIEM technology has been around for years and continues to enjoy broad market adoption. Companies continue to rely on SIEM capabilities to handle proactive security monitoring, detection and response, and regulatory compliance. However, with today’s staggering volume of cyber-security threats and the number of security devices, network infrastructures and system logs, IT security staff can become quickly overwhelmed.
Gartner projects that by 2020:
-- 50% of new SIEM implementations will be delivered via SIEM as a service.
-- 60% of all advanced security analytics will be delivered from the cloud as part of SIEM-as-a-service offerings.