Posts Tagged ‘computer logs’

Insider Threat, the Value of Computer Logs & the Need for Consistent Policy Enforcement

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

In recent years many organizations have implemented the use of computer logs on their networks to be in compliance with multiple laws. However, here’s a perfect example of the value of computer logs beyond just to be in compliance; using them for one of the things they were meant to do…catch inappropriate activity and provide evidence that a specific person is doing something inappropriate or outright wrong.
A current news story documents how computer logs will likely cost a cop his pension and could point to evidence for his missing wife.