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

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Exploring Audit Logs

There are many different types of audit logs on different systems. Operating systems include regular logs that record activity on the computer, applications frequently record information in application logs based on the needs of the application, and network devices (such as firewalls) regularly record different types of data to document network activity.

This section describes many of these logs and how you can use them to identify and track activity on your network. Together, these logs can help an organization to create a comprehensive audit trail to document a significant amount of activity on individual systems and networks.

Operating System Logs

Operating systems include logs that track activity on a system, and the ...

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