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SSCP® Systems Security Certified Practitioner All-in-One Exam Guide by Darril Gibson

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SEMs, SIMs, and SIEMs

System event managers (SEMs) are designed to monitor an enterprise for security events. They are very useful in large enterprises that have massive amounts of data and activity to monitor. Other names for these solutions include security information management (SIM), security event management, and security information and event management (SIEM).

Consider an organization with over 3,000 servers. When a situation arises on just one of those servers, administrators need to know as quickly as possible. The SEM provides constant monitoring and reporting capabilities to provide real-time reporting.

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