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Security and Compliance Analytics

Real-Time Data Analysis and Monitoring to Help You Stay Secure and Compliant

Why Sumo Logic for Security And Compliance?

Simplify Compliance Management

Easily maintain compliance with centralized logging, continuous monitoring, and automated retention policies. Quickly search through massive amounts of security log data to investigate incidents or satisfy ad hoc requests.

Real-time Monitoring and Alerts

Monitor key security metrics and indicators of compromise (IOCs) in real-time to rapidly identify and resolve problems. Detect outliers, abnormal log patterns, and user activity that deviates from normal behavior to keep your entire stack secure.

Security Analytics vs. Traditional SIEM

Fending off sophisticated, modern-day threats requires an intelligent security system. Leave behind predefined rules and get more data on your security events so you can ward off known and unknown threats to your cloud ecosystem.

Stronger Security and Comprehensive Compliance

Sumo Logic provides real-time insights for streamlined compliance and security. Our platform allows you to meet compliance deadlines more easily, reduce security risks, identify potential security breaches, and neutralize new threat patterns.

With security analytics from Sumo Logic, you can transform reactive, manual processes into integrated, proactive, and automated ones. Security teams can shift their focus back to high-value strategic initiatives and innovations, and the result is a more proactive and comprehensive security posture.

The Sumo Logic platform provides:

  • Automated security, compliance, and cloud audits
  • Complete visibility across hybrid environments
  • Proactive analytics powered by machine learning

Move Beyond Traditional SIEM

Traditional SIEM systems rely on fixed rule sets and known threats to maintain security—but is that enough for today’s dynamic cloud environment?

Organizations are accelerating the pace at which they roll out new code and leveraging containers, micro-services, and DevOps—and the legacy architecture of on-premise SIEM is their Achilles’ heel.

Something new is required. Modern organizational security must be cloud-native and elastic. It must deliver rapid time to value and deliver insights beyond the constraints of fixed rule sets and known threats. It must use machine learning algorithms to uncover anomalies and deviations, and it must integrate threat intelligence to increase speed and accuracy of threat detection.

Sumo Logic’s SIEM alternative takes your organization’s security to the next level—into the cloud and into security analytics.

Detect Threats and Breaches Faster

No longer a “nice-to-have,” threat intelligence is a mandatory part of your security infrastructure. Threat intelligence tools help stop breaches and detect indicators of compromise (IOCs) across your application and infrastructure stack.

Increase the velocity and accuracy of threat detection so your IT teams can determine what is noise vs. true security events. Use machine learning and automation to help your teams focus on the highest-impact threats and quickly respond to mitigate the damage of cyberattacks.

Correlate log data with known IOCs. Match your log data with threat intelligence data to identify and visualize malicious IP addresses, domain names, email addresses, URLs, MD5 Hashes, and more.

Sumo Logic is the first to offer multi-tenant SaaS security analytics with integrated threat intelligence. Our adversary analysis and threat intelligence tools are baked into enterprise security offerings, giving you the data you need to make informed decisions about your security infrastructure.

Cloud Security Monitoring for SaaS Applications

For many organizations, Office 365,, and other SaaS-based applications are an entry point into cloud computing—and with it, cloud security. As organizations migrate sensitive and business-critical data to the cloud, it becomes extremely important to understand what technologies are being deployed and what users are accessing, sharing, and modifying.

Sumo Logic’s cloud-native data analytics service delivers continuous visibility into cloud applications, enhancing security and compliance initiatives. This gives users the freedom they desire, while giving IT the visibility it needs to do business securely, monitor cloud productivity apps, and manage internal and external audits.

Read our white paper to learn more about best practices for building secure cloud-based services.

AWS Cloud Security by Sumo Logic

Sumo Logic works seamlessly with AWS for enhanced cloud security monitoring, providing the real-time visualization you need to quickly identify problems, detect root causes, and resolve cloud-based security threats.

Sumo Logic provides a range of AWS-specific apps to facilitate deep visibility across the AWS cloud environment and integrated services for a comprehensive view. These allow you to see who is accessing AWS and when they make changes (CloudTrail), what they change (Config), where this impacts network traffic and latency (VPC Flow), and how this affects your security and compliance posture (Inspector).

Continuously monitoring workloads, user access, and configuration changes in real-time improves visibility across both hybrid cloud environments and on-premise infrastructures.

Learn more about how Sumo Logic’s cloud-native platform enhances AWS on the AWS Marketscape.

Azure Cloud Security

Approach the Azure cloud with clarity and confidence to move your business forward. Sumo Logic’ cloud security applications for Azure deliver machine learning and monitoring capabilities across your Azure environment for real-time visibility, analysis and data visualizations.

Moving to the cloud does not require sacrificing visibility or control over your Azure infrastructure and application stack. Whether you are running Microsoft Azure Audit Logs and Active Directory, Microsoft Azure Web Apps, or Microsoft Azure Network Watcher, Sumo Logic has your cloud security needs covered.

Apache Security Analytics

Apache logs contain critical user data, and the right analysis of your Apache logs can help you shift your security efforts from reactive to proactive. The Sumo Logic App for Apache allows you to apply the power of big data and advanced analytics to end-user behavior, to detect anomalies (deviations from the established baseline), and to flag exceptions in real-time to help you identify real and potential threats.

When you use Sumo Logic as an Apache security log analyzer, you can:

  • Get visibility into which assets users are logging in to.
  • Identify the ports and protocols typically used.
  • Receive alerts based on behavioral changes.

GDPR Compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is designed to improve and homogenize data protections within the European Union (EU), giving citizens greater control over their personal data. However, the scope of GDPR extends to not only EU-based organizations, but also to international companies that process data within the EU.

Sumo Logic has received the highest possible GDPR readiness rating from Netskope, the leader in cloud security, as of Dec. 6, 2017. Sumo Logic’s data storage, encryption, and data processing standards earned a High readiness rating—despite the bulk of cloud service providers not being GDPR-ready.

Learn more about how Sumo Logic is getting ready for GDPR, and follow our three key steps to get started with GDPR in your own organization.

PCI DSS Compliance

Merchants outsourcing transmission, processing, or storage of payment card data to a third-party provider are required to verify that the provider adheres to PCI standards. Sumo Logic has validated compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) version 3.2 as a “Level 1” service provider for its machine data analytics services.

Many merchants and service providers use Sumo Logic to help meet their own PCI compliance requirements, in particular with the log monitoring specifications within Requirement 10 of the PCI DSS.

Read the Coalfire white paper for an independent view of Sumo Logic’s PCI compliance posture.

HIPAA and ISO 27001 Compliance

Sumo Logic’s audited log management and analytics platform helps organizations collect the information they need to prepare for a HIPAA compliance audit. Sumo Logic enables HIPAA compliance by handling:

  • Collection
  • Centralization and storage
  • Searching
  • Analysis of all data sources

Real-time reporting and search capabilities allow you to quickly demonstrate that you retain activity logs and perform routine analysis, per HIPAA compliance requirements. Security and compliance officers can easily tag or categorize sources of log data for regulation-specific investigations and reporting.

Sumo Logic is the only cloud-based log management solution that can demonstrate the ability to operate within a HIPAA-regulated environment. We also have secured ISO 27001 and CSA Star Certification, further illustrating our commitment to providing the highest level of security and compliance in the cloud.

Docker Security

Developers, operators, and enterprises are swarming to Docker for the agility it offers them in app development and delivery. Computing efficiency, cross-platform compatibility, and suitability to quicker release cycles make Docker an attractive choice for users.

In the area of security, however, Docker containers are not without their challenges.

The Sumo Logic App for Docker provides operational insight into your Docker containers. The app includes dashboards that can display your container performance statistics for CPU, memory, and the network. It also provides visibility into container events like start, stop, and other important commands.

Sumo Logic Apps for Security and Compliance

Sumo Logic offers several additional apps for security programs. For example, our Zscaler Web Security App and Trend Micro Deep Security App each provide full visibility into traffic vulnerabilities and remediation actions to mitigate dynamic threats.

The apps’ search features and customizable dashboards make it easy to monitor security events and conduct threat analyses. Users also can drill down into advanced analytics and correlate security events with those from other systems.

Sumo Logic offers many other apps that integrate with a wide variety of services, programs, and platforms within the security and compliance space.

A Secure-By-Design Cloud Platform

Security is one of the top concerns for businesses looking to move to a cloud-based platform, but when done correctly, cloud systems are just as secure—if not more so—than traditional, on-premises architecture.

The Sumo Logic platform meets rigorous security, privacy, and compliance standards, including:

  • PCI DSS 3.2 Service Provider Level 1 Certification
  • ISO 27001
  • HIPAA Attestation
  • SOC 2 Type II Attestation
  • US-EU Safe Harbor Certifications

Sumo Logic starts delivering value within minutes and scales on-demand thanks to its secure-by-design, cloud-native architecture.

Sumo Logic Compliance and Security Ecosystem

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The Sumo Logic application for Linux helps you troubleshoot and optimize your Linux servers. Live dashboards help you quickly find root cause of failures, diagnose system issues, uncover security incidents, and identifying performance bottlenecks.

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“Sumo Logic brings everything together into one interface where we can quickly scan across 1,000 servers and gigabytes of logs and quickly identify problems. It’s awesome software and awesome support.”

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