Continuous Monitoring: What It Is, Why It Is Needed, and How to Use It


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Source: Tripwire
Date: August 2011
Type: White Paper
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Overview: Continuous monitoring enables information security professionals and others to see a continuous stream of near real-time snapshots of the state of risk to their security, data, the network, end points, and even cloud devices and applications. Assessing security controls as well as ongoing monitoring of security controls are both directly assisted by continuous monitoring through vulnerability monitoring processes, which many organizations already have in place.

In this white paper SANS Analyst, Dr. E. Eugene Schultz, Ph.D., discusses what continuous monitoring is, what it is not, and how to leverage tools already in place to provide monitoring data needed to fulfill requirements.

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