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Information Gathering -> Logging: Centralized system logging

Risk and Opportunity

Risk: Local stored system logs can be unauthorized manipulated by attackers or might be corrupt after an incident. In addition, it is hard to perform a aggregation of logs.
Opportunity: By using centralized logging logs are protected against unauthorized modification.

Additional Information

Implementation hints

Usefulness and Requirements of this Activity

Usefullness: Low
Required knowledge: Very Low (one discipline)
Required time: Very Low
Required resources (systems): Very Low


ISO27001 2017