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Alert Logic Elevates Log Management With Support For New AWS CloudTrail

Cloud Security Leader’s Log Manager Tackles Compliance Scenarios via Collection and Management of AWS API Activity

HOUSTON, TX – November 13, 2013 – Further elevating its reputation as the leading provider of MDR solutions for the cloud, Alert Logic (www.alertlogic.com) today announced the availability of expanded log management capabilities for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Alert Logic’s Log Manager is now ideally suited to proactively collect and manage account API activity using AWS CloudTrail. Today’s announcement builds on Alert Logic’s extensive log management support for AWS environments, adding to the robust security and compliance capabilities Alert Logic already delivers to AWS customers through its Threat Manager and Web Security Manager products. With Log Manager’s new capability to track account activity on AWS, customers now have a unified approach to both proactively address their security responsibilities in their cloud infrastructures as well as meet compliance standards like Sarbanes-Oxley, PCI-DSS, and HIPAA. “User activity and privileged access reporting is a particularly important part of addressing security in the enterprise,” said Dave Colesante, Alert Logic Senior Vice President of Product Development and CTO. “We are pleased to keep pace with AWS innovation in addressing that need within AWS today. Our expanded functionality now enables customers to quickly address auditor questions and requests for evidence – essential components to any security-as-a-service offering.” Simple to configure, without the need for agents or add-ons, Log Manager with support for AWS Trail provides the ability to expose new trends or customer configuration deficiencies that need to be proactively addressed. With more than 2.2 petabytes of log data under management, Alert Logic has built the technology necessary to support the massive volume of information generated by systems and devices. Log Manager core functionality includes:

  • Collection, aggregation, and normalization of log data – originating in the data center, hosted environment, or the cloud.
  • A simple yet powerful web interface offering unified views into all data – with tools to rapidly uncover insight and alerts for full security and compliance.
  • Flexible data collection options – via physical appliances or remote collectors with agent-based or agentless approaches – providing low impact deployment options for the entire infrastructure.

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About Alert Logic Alert Logic, the leader in security and compliance solutions for the cloud, provides Security-as-a-Service for on-premises, cloud, and hybrid infrastructures, delivering deep security insight and continuous protection for customers at a lower cost than traditional security solutions. Fully managed by a team of experts, the Alert Logic Security-as-a-Service solution provides network, system and web application protection immediately, wherever your IT infrastructure resides. Alert Logic partners with the leading cloud platforms and hosting providers to protect over 3,300 organizations worldwide. Built for cloud scale, the Alert Logic patented platform stores petabytes of data, analyses over 400 million events and identifies over 50,000 security incidents each month, which are managed by its 24×7 Security Operations Center. Alert Logic, founded in 2002, is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices in Seattle, Dallas, Cardiff, Belfast and London. For more information, please visit www.alertlogic.com.

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