- Company (that provides the nominated product / solution / service): Alert Logic
- Website: http://www.alertlogic.com
- Company size (employees): 694
- Product Version Number: 1.5
- Type of solution: Software
- Year this product or service was first introduced to the market: 2014
- Year the current version of this product or service has been released: June 2016
- Approximate number of users worldwide: We don't disclose as a company
In 3 bullets, summarize why this product or service deserves recognition:
• AWS is the fastest-growing cloud computing platform and enabling visibility into the AWS cloud infrastructure in real-time with Cloud Insight allows businesses to optimize their security posture.
• Cloud Defender is the first fully managed, cloud-based security and compliance suite that delivers intrusion detection, vulnerability scanning, web application threat detection, log and security event analysis, big data security analytics, security monitoring, threat intelligence research and security content management.
• Unlike other security services that are designed for a specific environment, Alert Logic Cloud Defender works where the business' IT infrastructure resides – on-premises, in the cloud or in a hybrid environment.
In less than 300 words, summarize the most important features and benefits of this product or service
Alert Logic Cloud Defender is a fully managed cloud-based suite of security and compliance solutions for cloud, on-premises, and hybrid infrastructures to make it easy for any organization to purchase, deploy, and reach their security goals. With no large capital investment, lengthy implementation, or heavy training requirement, and a simple subscription model, Cloud Defender Security-as-a-Service is the easiest way for an organization to keep its proprietary data secure.
Cloud Defender gives businesses a single solution to monitor the security of their infrastructure at the network, system, and application layer, whether it’s on-premises, in the cloud, or hybrid. Alert Logic integrates 24×7 active monitoring by security experts with network threat detection, log management, vulnerability assessment and web application protection. With automation and analytics built in, customers get the continuous monitoring and actionable security intelligence an organization needs to protect its data.
Alert Logic Cloud Defender provides:
• Centralized security management. Businesses can protect data and applications on-premises, in the cloud, and in hybrid environments across multiple layers – network, system and web application
• Managed threat detection and response. Proactive threat detection with 24×7 SOC monitoring and rapid notification by GIAC security experts
• Rapid deployment. Alert Logic experts manage deployment, configuration, tuning and training, so a solution is active quickly
• Compliance without complexity. Businesses can meet key compliance mandates, such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, and Sarbanes-Oxley
• Visibility into the IT infrastructure. Companies can assess their security posture to understand what risks the environment faces
In June 2016, Alert Logic strengthened the Cloud Defender suite with a number of feature and functionality upgrades and enhancements, most notably, enabling complete and continual visibility for Cloud Defender customers running applications on Amazon Web Services (AWS) by offering Alert Logic Cloud Insight bundled free of charge with the Cloud Defender suite.