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AlienVault USM

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AlienVault USM

AlienVault USM Anywhere is a great SIEM and if you need to deploy a SaaS solution then it is suited very well. It works very well for us being 100% AWS and integrates well with our toolset and AWS features. The Open Threat Intelligence (OTX) is perfect for providing context on events and feeding our incident response processes.
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Trend Micro Deep Security

Hypervisor based agentless security this product excels at. It provides thorough protection for your VM's. The web filtering product that comes with it also does a great job filtering out malicious websites from being accessed by users with a very user friendly prompt that they are going to a website which has been found to be malicious. This is particularly useful when it comes to VDI.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

AlienVault USM
7.3
Trend Micro Deep Security
Centralized event and log data collection
AlienVault USM
8.0
Trend Micro Deep Security
Correlation
AlienVault USM
8.0
Trend Micro Deep Security
Event and log normalization
AlienVault USM
8.0
Trend Micro Deep Security
Deployment flexibility
AlienVault USM
7.0
Trend Micro Deep Security
Custom dashboards and views
AlienVault USM
6.0
Trend Micro Deep Security
Host and network-based intrusion detection
AlienVault USM
7.0
Trend Micro Deep Security

Pros

  • Up to this point, I have had no issues integrating with a system we currently have in production. while AlienVault stays on top with plugin updates.
  • Te dashboard is very informative when you figure out how to navigate around it and tweaked to your organization needs.
  • Correlation of events is probably my favorite as I normally only need to jump on the AlienVault dashboard to hammer down on network traffic/activity details.
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  • Agentless Security
  • Immediate protection upon boot
  • Central Management Console
  • DSVA easy deployment
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Cons

  • At times I do find navigating the dashboard for very specific functions to be difficult.
  • For entry level security analysts or administrators I feel can get overwhelmed with the amount of data available from a single platform (in a good way)
  • helpful to understand Linux for certain tasks
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  • Agent based security on Desktop/Laptop and error reporting is very difficult to maintain.
  • Support is very slow to respond and resolve issues.
  • Price point is on the higher end in the agentless marketplace.
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Likelihood to Renew

AlienVault USM9.0
Based on 13 answers
The centralized logging and retention for PCI compliance was our main driver, and it is meeting that need. Otherwise there has been enough frustration with the lack of documentation and the need to customize through the CLI that I would be open to alternatives.
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Usability

AlienVault USM7.2
Based on 33 answers
We have been using AlienVault USM Appliance for nearly 3 years. The power and flexibility of the device for IPS and IDS is amazing. We are able to identify threats and stop them before damage can be done.
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Support

AlienVault USM7.6
Based on 24 answers
Only had to use this once, and they had us back on track in an hour or so. They followed up the day after to make sure all was still working, great team.
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Implementation

AlienVault USM7.1
Based on 37 answers
It required us to make a lot of changes and use a decent amount of manpower in order to implement the software.
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Alternatives Considered

None at the time as the product was purchased before I joined the organization.
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We selected trend micro to take the AV scans and filtering out of the hands of the Windows and Linux vm's we have deployed and move it to the hypervisor level. This has led us to be able to deploy only a single DSVA per host and can protect all VM"s that are on that hosts. This has allowed for more time being spent on other priority security tasks.
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Return on Investment

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  • Once setup it provides easy AV installation and management in a virtual enviroment.
  • Agentless allows for no boot storms in a VDI enviroment
  • Trend notifier on the VM's give the users the visibility that they are protected and also can be used on software inventory systems to show that the VM's are protected even though the real protection is at the hypervisor level.
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Pricing Details

AlienVault USM

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
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Trend Micro Deep Security

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
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Trend Micro Deep Security More Information