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As a SIEM tool for investigations, Exabeam is the best in class. The AI assigns numeric values to observed logs them presents high scores to the analyst in a simple dashboard. We can see what is a real threat and ignore so many false positives. Exabeam is the best SIEM was used from an alert fatigue perspective. The simple interface allows other teams not just InfoSec to utilize the tool; helpdesk for asset diagnoses, HR for staffing questions, etc.
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IBM Log Analysis with LogDNA is well suited if you are using other IBM cloud product ecosystems. It's very mature and supports HIPAA-compliant configurations if you need to store PI/PHI data. We particularly use it for audit requirements but understand the limitation with the retention period is for 30 days only. Also you need to configure if your IBM cloud service doesn't have any log collection or report tool. Log collection agents are widely supported for most of infrastructure in cloud.
Read full review Pros Fast search times, unlike other competing solutions. The ability for engineers to obtain access to the command line interface for troubleshooting, at least for on-premise deployments. License is suitable for organisations with lots of logs to ingest. Hardware required for on premise deployments is well supported. Read full review Easier integration with other IBM cloud resources Flexible access control setup using RBAC Supports other infrastructure as well, like Kubernetes and VMs Read full review Cons More and better drop-down menus, some items in threat hunter require you know subsets. Less dashboards, combine AA and DL without having separate logins. More complete playbooks are already built out. You have the structure set up for templates like malware and phishing, go further and completely build them out from start to finish, most companies would just use them and not personalize their configurations. Quarterly health checkup diagnostics of systems sent out to users. Read full review Ability to create KPI charts and metrics dashboards out of the box Read full review Usability
Exabeam is very good at processing lots of logs without excessive licensing costs. It has a professional support team that's very quick to resolve any issues and provides custom parsers quickly and enables our analysts to search vast data sets without having to wait long for results to be returned. The product is getting more mature with new features every major release.
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Exabeam Fusion has so many diffferent out reach meetings, webinars, community virtual coffees, and events that you can always stay abreast of what if happening and get new ideas for use cases. Their support actually answers their phones and can respond in chat instantly. With our cloud deployment Exabeam support teams can instantly see our systems and help us.
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If you use other IBM product ecosystems, IBM Log Analysis with LogDNA is the obvious choice, as it supports seamless integration and better access control with IBM cloud access group setups. IBM Log Analysis with LogDNA was flexible and has wide support for various infrastructure implementations and is also controlled by the same IAM access setup. It can be configured for any IBM cloud services or platform logs or for infrastructure by installing the agent.
Read full review Return on Investment Reduced time to triage alerts. Reduced number of alerts which need escalation to senior tiers. The ability for analysts to quickly run playbooks for additional information and enrichment. Ability to retain data for longer periods for forensics purposes. Improved search performance compared with other SIEM solutions. Read full review Most of IBM cloud services support easier integration for log analysis. We are able to achieve compliance with various audit log reports, which improves governance and control over various cloud resources we have. Also IBM Log Analysis with LogDNA helps in troubleshooting and analysis for application logs in real time. This helps with improved issue resolution timings. Read full review ScreenShots