ELK Stack

Alongside SIEM technology, incident response analysts can also leverage a bundle of applications for log analysis. This bundle, referred to as the ELK Stack, combines three tools together that allows for the analysis of large sets of data. The ELK Stack is comprised of three components. The first of these is Elasticsearch. Elasticsearch is a log searching tool that allows for near real-time searching of log data. This is accomplished through full text searching, powered by Lucene. This allows analysts to perform queries against log files for such elements as user IDs, IP addresses, or log entry numbers. Another key feature of Elasticsearch is the ability for the platform to expand the solution as the enterprise grows larger and ...

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