LogRhythm NextGen SIEM Platform vs. Securonix Next-Generation SIEM

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
LogRhythm NextGen SIEM Platform
Score 7.9 out of 10
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The LogRhythm NextGen SIEM Platform, from LogRhythm in Boulder, Colorado, is security information and event management (SIEM) software which includes SOAR functionality via SmartResponse Automation Plugins (a RespondX feature), the DetectX security analytics module, and AnalytiX as a log management solution that centralizes log data, enriches it with contextual details and applies a consistent schema across all data types.N/A
Securonix Next-Generation SIEM
Score 8.7 out of 10
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Securonix headquartered in Addison offers the Securonix Next-Generation SIEM deployment, combining log management as well as user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA), for a complete SOC solution.N/A
Pricing
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Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Features
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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Comparison of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) features of Product A and Product B
LogRhythm NextGen SIEM Platform
7.6
20 Ratings
3% below category average
Securonix Next-Generation SIEM
8.7
6 Ratings
10% above category average
Centralized event and log data collection8.720 Ratings9.06 Ratings
Correlation8.220 Ratings8.86 Ratings
Event and log normalization/management7.637 Ratings8.66 Ratings
Deployment flexibility5.019 Ratings8.76 Ratings
Integration with Identity and Access Management Tools7.516 Ratings8.86 Ratings
Custom dashboards and workspaces7.637 Ratings8.56 Ratings
Host and network-based intrusion detection7.814 Ratings8.85 Ratings
Data integration/API management8.02 Ratings8.66 Ratings
Behavioral analytics and baselining8.32 Ratings8.96 Ratings
Rules-based and algorithmic detection thresholds7.82 Ratings9.06 Ratings
Response orchestration and automation7.52 Ratings7.55 Ratings
Reporting and compliance management7.43 Ratings8.85 Ratings
Incident indexing/searching7.52 Ratings9.06 Ratings
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User Ratings
LogRhythm NextGen SIEM PlatformSecuronix Next-Generation SIEM
Likelihood to Recommend
7.9
(20 ratings)
8.7
(6 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.0
(2 ratings)
8.3
(6 ratings)
Support Rating
8.2
(18 ratings)
8.3
(6 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.0
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Professional Services
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
LogRhythm NextGen SIEM PlatformSecuronix Next-Generation SIEM
Likelihood to Recommend
LogRhythm
LogRhythm is good for providing a comprehensive view of the environment. It gives a great outline of whatever is going on in our servers and systems regarding security malfunctions. The SIEM sends real-time notifications when there are some occurrences; like creating a new user and inappropriate login attempts. It also avails a good use case that meets our HIPAA compliance.
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Securonix
The best part of Securonix is it's architecture which makes it scalable and allows it to add any new feature to match the requirement. Securonix is well suited for enterprises who are mid to large size and are looking for a quick time to value, do not want to put upfront capex and invest less on the service layer. It becomes little costly for a small sized organisation.
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Pros
LogRhythm
  • LogRhythm NextGen SIEM Platform has an alarm system that generates tickets based on the event and the way it has been configured in the LogRhythm console. Let's say we have a ticket for a malicious email attachment. The ticket will some information like the source of the log, the source IP, destination IP etc. It can be drilled down to obtain specific information like the recipient, source location, file attachment name, SHA hash of the file, source and destination port, time, mac address of the machine that downloaded it etc. This helps the analysts to go to the root of the cause and take actions easily without manually parsing them.
  • The second good thing about the LogRhythm NextGen SIEM Platform is that it is very easy to use with its well-structured interface. To use LogRhythm, an user barely require any technical skills. A little overview of IP, CIDR, hash, etc. is enough to get your hands on it. It requires no programming or coding skills, as everything is GUI based. It also provides a beautiful visualization dashboard. There is another beautiful feature that it provides for the classification of events, known as cases. Multiple users working on the same platform can create cases and add events to it. They also help to maintain future reference.
  • The third good feature is the search tool which is very powerful. For example, sometimes it is hard to find the users who downloaded a malware from the guest wireless of the institution and not the private network. The search tool helps us in searching the user by automatically correlating the MAC address from the current network logs and the previous logs as the MAC address is the same. It is highly scalable for parsing a large number of logs from various sources.
  • I particularly think this is one of the best software available for log parsing in an organization where non-technical users are working on incident response. This tool has a good amount of flexibility. However, it can only be configured with the LogRhythm NextGen SIEM Platform Console.
  • In terms of usability, as already mentioned, it is a very easy tool to use, with a GUI based interface.
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Securonix
  • A robust automated response mechanism via Playbooks.
  • Thorough documentation on search query syntax.
  • Built-in Graph/chart creation based on query results.
  • A quick and responsive support team.
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Cons
LogRhythm
  • LogRhythm absolutely needs to provide back end support for threat intelligence lists. Performing a linear search on massive lists of IPs on incoming web traffic can bring the SIEM to its knees.
  • LogRhythm should drop its entire code base for implementing lists and simply turn them into hash tables to avoid the excessive cost associated with referencing lists in rules. I haven't seen the code, but the performance suggests O(n).
  • The reporting feature is the worst of all SIEMs, luckily reports are not my primary service offering. LogRhythm should definitely revamp its reporting to be more intuitive.
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Securonix
  • There is a steep learning curve for the platform.
  • Developing your own analytics can be challenging due to the depth and complexity of the analytics engine.
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Likelihood to Renew
LogRhythm
LogRhythm is focused on SIEM. That is their core business. Cost of operations, feature set and ease of use. The Log Rhythm support team is outstanding. Overall reliability is good. Reporting module needs some improvement and LR is promising that there will be significant improvements in future releases.
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Securonix
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Usability
LogRhythm
LogRhythm does a rather decent job of making the functionality advanced (allowing for advanced keyword & field searching, use of "AND" as well as "OR" statements in the search bar) while keeping it accessible (by not requiring a specific syntax to do quick searches). This combined with a user interface that has headings and labels that are intuitive is very helpful.
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Securonix
Securonix Next-Generation SIEM provides loads of features that can be utilized as per business requirements. With the Securonix Jupyter update, the feature set is fine tuned for efficient implementation. The SOAR platform will complete the product for automated response on top of the alerting capabilities. The primary factor for selecting a SIEM will include the support model. While implementing and currently using Securonix Next-Generation SIEM in our environment, we have experienced the best support provided by the SIEM team in all aspects.
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Support Rating
LogRhythm
While LogRhythm support is generally quick to respond, the initial response is usually from a first line support engineer with general knowledge of the product. Any advanced or complex issues have always required the assistance of a higher tier of support, directly or indirectly. For a few occasions we actually used our PS hours to work on the issue.
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Securonix
Securonix acts with urgency to support day to day operational issues & queries and shows a real commitment to us as a partner. I rate this an 8 because there are still some bumps in the road, instances where communications can be sparse or unclear.
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Implementation Rating
LogRhythm
  • Buy professional services.
  • Buy and implement the system if possible.
  • Remember that the end point log configuration may require other teams in your company to assist you in getting the desired logs from all resources.
  • Attend the end user and daily operations training after a period of usage so you are not overwhelmed with information on concepts not yet seen.
  • Don't be afraid to call for help during your first months of use.
  • Don't close any ticket until you are sure the expected results are verified.
  • Use the community forums to discuss issues with your peers.
  • Watch the training videos offered by L R University.
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Securonix
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Alternatives Considered
LogRhythm
LogRhythm was simpler to set up and configure as well as extract information from. It also was less intrusive in terms of how many appliances were needed to implement. We were up and running within 5 hours to start accepting log sources. We selected LogRhythm as well since support is based in the USA in Colorado.
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Securonix
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Professional Services
LogRhythm
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Securonix
I have worked with the Securonix PS team and they have done a good job so far.
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Return on Investment
LogRhythm
  • The ability to search through logs in a centralized location really helps us to provide RCA (Root Cause Analysis) to management for outages. This helps us to quickly identify the cause of outages and thus saves money due to reduced downtime.
  • Being able to configure the alarms to provide real-time notification (and responses) to security events helps to prevent potential loss due to compromises (such as a fraudulent wire transfer).
  • The initial investment in LogRhythm SIEM is somewhat expensive, however, the appliance is built to your specific needs so you won't have to constantly be upgrading the device as your company grows.
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Securonix
  • Securonix Next-Generation SIEM has reduced the amount of overhead required for environment monitoring by 15%!
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