Alert Logic, the SIEMless Threat Management™ company, has today announced that it has added a new extended endpoint protection capability along with other new capabilities for anti-virus integration, log collection and search for Office 365, Microsoft Azure Event Hubs integration, user behaviour anomaly detection for Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments, and dark web scanning. This expanded attack surface coverage enriches Alert Logic’s offering with even greater detection and protection support along with enhanced visibility across environments and workloads, thereby addressing more of the needs of resource-constrained security buyers without requiring a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tool.
According to Forrester’s “State of Endpoint Security, 2019,” report earlier this year, “It’s often more difficult for firms to find and hire people with the right skills to manage endpoint security tools than it is to procure a managed service provider to accomplish the same task.”
The new extended endpoint protection capability uses machine-learning and behavioral analytics to monitor and isolate Windows and Mac client endpoint attacks at the earliest opportunity, including so-called ‘zero day’ threats. It helps thwart multiple attack techniques that try to compromise endpoints, gain access to resources, and detonate payloads, and provides deep visibility in real-time across endpoints, including low-level system activity, without impacting performance. Customers can use Alert Logic alongside of existing anti-virus detection and endpoint security tools to provide an additional layer of defence.
“As employees become more mobile, organisations struggle to manage and deliver endpoint protection that is dynamic and cost effective without causing disruption,” said Jack Danahy, Senior Vice President, Security, Alert Logic. “With these new capabilities, we ease the security and management burden for our customers.”
In addition to extended endpoint protection, Alert Logic is introducing additional capabilities to broaden its attack surface coverage, including:
• Anti-virus Integration: Enables ingestion and analysis of anti-virus data to provide key insights for alerting and Security Operations Center (SOC) support, such as detection of known hacking tools and writing to privileged locations. Available today in Alert Logic Professional.
• Office 365 and Expanded Azure Integration: Provides Office 365 log collection and search for Exchange, SharePoint, Teams, and more and Azure Event Hubs integration for Azure Active Directory, Azure Diagnostics, Azure Activity Log, Azure Security Center, Azure SQL Audit logs and more, further extending how Alert Logic supports organizations across any environment. Available today in Alert Logic Professional.
• AWS User Behaviour Anomaly Detection: Leverages AWS CloudTrail to detect and alert on suspicious user activity in AWS environments. Uses machine learning to help determine a baseline of user behaviour and identify changes in the way users access systems including locations and times of access. Available today in Alert Logic Professional.
• Dark Web Scanning: Enables Alert Logic SOC analysts to scan customer account domains to identify and send alerts when compromised credentials are found on the dark web. Helps reveal potential risks of attack due to hacked email accounts, spear phishing and other targeted social engineering efforts. Available today with the Assigned SOC Analyst option for Alert Logic Enterprise.
“We rely on Alert Logic for cybersecurity and are excited by these new capabilities that will provide greater coverage of our attack surface,” said Rob Hayes, Business Development Director, eComchain. “Threats happen around the clock. Staffing a 24/7 SOC and implementing and maintaining a SIEM is a time-consuming and expensive approach that we did not want to follow. Alert Logic’s SIEMless offering is a better approach that helps us understand where we have risk, monitors and alerts us when there are threats, and provides us with the right level of security at a cost that makes sense for our business.”
“Alert Logic continues to innovate in ways that help our clients secure existing environments while protecting new ones as their businesses evolve,” said Paul Kunze, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, IntraSystems. “We are eager to provide clients with these new capabilities around endpoint, dark web, and multi-cloud support all delivered via the Alert Logic SIEMless model of security platform, intelligence and experts.”