The Security Monitoring and Attack Detection Planning Guide – download now available


The Security Monitoring and Attack Detection Planning Guide is a practical support document for business and information technology professionals who are working to develop systems to monitor security on a network and to detect intruders. Its primary goals and objectives are to:

  • Introduce the concepts of security monitoring and attack detection.
  • List applications that can provide event log correlation.
  • Describe best practice activities and processes for developing a security monitoring and attack detection system.
  • Identify business, technical, and security issues for:
    • Detecting policy violations
    • Detecting external attacks
    • Implementing forensic analysis
  • Design a security monitoring and attack detection solution that can identify when attacks on the network take place.
  • Provide the ability to implement data retention for Forensic Analysis.

Go get it @ http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21832.

Comments (2)

  1. Steve says:

    Looks like these whitepapers are from 2005. Are they still applicable?

  2. Keith Combs says:

    Oops, looks like someone messed up the link.  Thanks for pointing that out.  I'll find the download item owner and see what happened.