Strengthen security with the right use cases

The more high-value security use cases and rules you put into your security information and event management (SIEM) solution, the better your return on investment.

The security use case library from IBM® can help you bypass long development times while minimizing costs. The result? Overall risk reduction and faster threat response times.

Reduce risk and respond faster

IBM provides subscription-based access to a large repository of security use cases, rules and related guidance, which are categorized and designed to be easily searchable.

Our solution helps

Reduce the time to develop

and operationalize security use cases and rules by up to 50 percent

Reduce upfront and operational costs

associated with SIEM technology by up to 80 percent

Close gaps

in your security monitoring policy and detect threats more quickly

Provide continuous updates

to help keep up with evolving threats and regulatory compliance requirements

How it works

The use case library is a subscription-based service that provides proven threat solutions and rules.  Easily search for and implement time-saving use cases for your SIEM.

Strengthen security with the right use cases

  • Designed to be easily browsed with open-text searches
  • Categorized and searchable by threat type, regulatory compliance categories and log source types
  • Developed based on our experience with hundreds of SIEM implementations, consulting engagements and managed SIEM best practices
  • Based on National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cybersecurity framework standards


Understand the issues

Help defuse IT security risks

Fight cybercrime with greater efficiency with a programmatic approach.

Understand the options

Security use case library from IBM

Improve the value of your SIEM

Building a Security Operations Center

Learn how to optimize your security intelligence to better safeguard your business from threats.

Next steps

Learn how security use cases can maximize the value of your SIEM.