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Chronicle vs. LogRhythm

Chronicle vs. LogRhythm_ Comparing Two Leading SIEM Solutions

In a growing market of Security Information and Event Management tools, organizations have a more challenging time determining which platform best fits their business operations. Every SIEM offering has its pros and cons, which complicates the decision-making process.

Chronicle and LogRhythm are two of the more popular IT security solutions organizations rely on to meet threat detection and response needs. Both offer excellent features for discovering threats, log management, security analytics, and incident response features.

Here are a comparison and explanation of similar features for both products. To get an in-depth analysis of a tool and see which best fits your organization, contact us today.

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Threat Intelligence

LogRhythm is a next-gen SIEM platform that supports rapid and accurate threat detection processes by collecting relevant data through your IT infrastructure's endpoints and analyzing them in real-time. LogRhythm utilizes machine analytics and searches analytics to eliminate noise and prevent the proliferation of false alarms. The extensive analytics LogRhythm offer ensure you gain visibility into every aspect of your organization's IT environment to detect security incidents. LogRhythm offers its solution as a single plane of glass to simplify threat detection and intelligence.

Chronicle is a powerful tool backed by Google. It leverages Google's extensive malware database to pinpoint security incidents and provide insight into the threats within an IT environment. Chronicle collects security telemetry within enterprise networks and automatically analyzes captured logs to discover discrepancies or security incidents. Chronicle provides extensive visibility into security incidents by discovering and highlighting every activity related to a security incident. The contextual information Chronicle provides into threat-related activities eases the detection process for security teams.

Chronicle and LogRhythm are for mid-range and large enterprises that intend to rely upon or complement IT security efforts with a SIEM tool. According to Gartner's Peer Review, LogRhythm threat intelligence capabilities are rated 4.2/5. Chronicle gets a rating of 4.5 for its analytics dashboard and threat detection capabilities.

 

Security Analytics

Chronicle is built on Google's core infrastructure. Chronicle has the backend support required for ingesting large data sets from cloud infrastructure to analyze. Chronicle delivers rapid analysis that provides security incident reports in seconds. Chronicle's high-performing analytics ensure near real-time abilities to gain insight into security incidents and generate a response in seconds.

LogRhythm guarantees real-time data collection and aggregation across cloud and on-premise infrastructure to run its security analysis. LogRhythm applies machine learning in its analytics to map out threats and gain insight into threat agents' behavioral patterns.

LogRhythm is rated highly for its security analytics capabilities by users. According to Gartner Peer Reviews, enterprises using LogRhythm rates its analytics features 4.5/5. Chronicle also gets a rating of 4.5 for its security analytics features.

 

Ease of use

Security teams that use Chronicle agree that its easy deployment procedures and interactive dashboard simplify its use. Chronicle rules engine for orchestrating and automating threat detection and response for advanced security incidents. The rules engine can be quickly and easily configured by security teams to built response rules that support real-time monitoring and ensures a quick response.

The use cases security teams intend to apply LogRhythm to determine how advanced its deployment process is. LogRhythm offers multiple products, such as its SOAR product and the Behavioral Analytics product within its platform. To take advantage of these products, security teams must deploy each solution to meet specific needs. LogRhythm offers a searchable and interactive dashboard to simplify the threat detection and response process when securing extensive IT networks.

Gartner Peer Review gives a rating of 4.3 for its ease of use and the process of deploying LogRhythm to secure enterprise networks. Chronicle is rated 4.7 for its ease of use features and deployment process.

 

Conclusion

Choosing the right SIEM for your organization can be challenging. Depending on your specific organization’s needs, existing architecture, and preferred software and vendors, there is a lot to consider. Datashield provides essential consultation and engineering when implementing a SIEM solution within a client environment. Contact us for an in-depth consultation.

Topics from this Article

LogRhythm, SIEM, Logs, Threat Intelligence, Security Information and Event Management, Google Chronicle

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