Anton Chuvakin

The Top Five Log Analysis Mistakes

Date: This event took place live on May 27 2008

Presented by: Anton Chuvakin

Duration: Approximately 45 minutes.

Cost: Free

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In this live webcast, security expert Anton Chuvakin will cover operational security challenges that organizations face while deploying log and alert collection and analysis infrastructure. The talk will center around the common mistakes organizations may make in that process, which include not storing logs long enough, not preserving the forensic quality of the logs, only looking for known bad records, and others. Learn how to avoid these and other mistakes and how to get the most value out of various log files, generated by systems, applications and security devices.

About Anton Chuvakin

Dr Anton Chuvakin is a recognized security expert and book author. His current role is Chief Logging Evangelist with LogLogic, a log management company. He is an author and contributor to several security books including Security Warrior, "Know Your Enemy II", "Information Security Management Handbook", "Hacker's Challenge 3" and "PCI Compliance." Chuvakin has also published numerous papers on security issues; he is also an active blogger (see and frequent speaker at security conferences. He participates in various security industry initiatives and standards organizations.