A Methodology for the Dynamic Design of Adaptive Log Management Infrastructures

Anastopoulos, V. and Katsikas, S. (2019) A Methodology for the Dynamic Design of Adaptive Log Management Infrastructures. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Security and Safety, 6 (19). e2. ISSN 2032-9393

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Abstract

Organizations collect log data for various reasons, including security related ones. The multitude and diversity of the devices that generate log records increases, resulting to dispersed networks and large volumes of data. The design of a log management infrastructure is usually led by decisions that are commonly based on industry best practices and experience, but fail to adapt to the evolving threat landscape. In this work a novel methodology for the design of a dynamic log management infrastructure is proposed. The proposed methodology leverages social network analysis to relate the infrastructure with the threat landscape, thus enabling it to evolve as threats evolve. The workings of the methodology are demonstrated by means of its application for the design of the log management infrastructure of a real organization.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: log management, social network analysis, organizational risk analyzer, risk
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2021 13:59
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2021 13:59
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/2108

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