Number:  5267923
Creation Date:  2018-10-01
Category:  IMT Security
Effective Date:  2018-12-03
Last Reviewed:  2023-12-11
Version:  2.1
Scheduled Review Date: 2024-12-11
Security Classification:  Protected A
Status:  Approved

Please note that information classified as Protected (per the Data and Information Security Classification standard) is only accessible to Government of Alberta Employees. External users are therefore not able to download this document. To request access, please contact us:

​This standard describes security, event, and error logging requirements for Government of Alberta (GoA) servers, networks, and applications. Error and event logging assists GoA technical teams in detecting error and event trends that could lead to system failures. Events and events of interest are also used for correlation across networks and systems when a system fails, or a security incident occurs.

Keywords: system logs, application logs, security event logs, Security Information and Event Management software (SIEM)