Azure Sentinel Deployment Best Practices

Employ best practices to support a stable, cost-effective, and operationally effective implementation of Microsoft’s cloud-native security information and event management (SIEM) platform.

This whitepaper provides security organizations with a practical field guide to develop a deployment strategy for Microsoft Azure Sentinel.

Intended to serve as a reference and planning document primarily for CISO, security architects, enterprise architecture, and project management leaders to learn the requirements for a successful implementation of Azure Sentinel.

Included in this whitepaper:

  • Cloud SIEM architecture:
    Core Azure Sentinel solution components
    Data sources
  • How to implement a new Azure Sentinel solution:
    Project resourcing
    Benchmark project effort and duration
    Architecture planning and considerations
    Scenarios for migrating from existing SIEM solutions
  • Azure Sentinel-business considerations:
    Evaluating your data ingestion against use cases
    Log ingestion strategies
    Budgeting for Azure Sentinel costs
    Ongoing cost monitoring and evaluation

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