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Rapid7 – Key Reasons Around Cloud-Native SIEM

In today’s world many security teams require a simplified holistic method to consolidate disparate log data, threat anomalies, and responses.Due to these pressured requirements, organizations across the world are adopting or considering cloud-native Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions.

Many organizations rely on data to drive operations, where better visibility into their infrastructure (including remote), as well as cloud infrastructure and services, now holds higher importance. This creates a need to plan security and traverse between cloud, on-premises, and remote environments.

Rapid7 InsightIDR as a cloud-native SIEM solution is rapidly gaining popularity in the marketplace based upon these five principles:

  1. Ease of Deployment
    • InsightsIDR’s lightweight cloud architecture, Collectors and the Insight Agent produce visibility instantly across organizations modernized environments.
  2. Immediate ROI
    • InsightIDR has off-the-shelf detections that support many data sources providing fine-tuned alerts immediately.
  3. Faster Response with Automation
    • InsightIDR core automation workflows enable organizations to kick-off case management tickets, isolate threats, or enrich alerts straight from the solutions platform.
  4. Feature-rich Functionality
    • InsightIDR offers visual investigation timelines, file integrity monitoring, endpoint monitoring, and much more. All contained in one, easy-to-use platform based on User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) and Attacker Behavior Analytics (ABA) curated by Rapid7’s Security Operations Center (SOC) team.
  5. Platform and Service Offerings
    • Rapid7 Insight solutions offers additional services such as vulnerability management, orchestration and automation, and application security provided by their expert services team.

Rapid7 InsightIDR as a cloud-native SIEM solution with Next Gen (NG) features, infuses intelligence and insight into each element pertaining to threat detection and response. The solution leverages pre-built detection mechanisms to identify intruder activity in the early stages within the attack chain and assists organizations in reducing false positives and unnecessary work.

Source: Rapid7 Answers 10 Key Questions Around Cloud SIEM, Rapid7 InsightIDR, Rapid7 Named a Leader

Our Take

As more organizations seek to find responsive, flexible, and secure tools across on-premises, cloud, and remote environments, the attention shifts toward SIEM-as-a-service for rapid deployment. This results in less strain on dedicated staff, coupled with the ability to leverage NG SIEM features to address the ever-changing threat landscape risk. Rapid7’s InsightIDR native-cloud SIEM provides a comprehensive suite to support organizations in their quest for an adaptable SIEM-as-a-service solution.


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