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LogRhythm Accelerates Threat Detection Capabilities with Innovations to Product Suite

LogRhythm | July 06, 2022 | Read time : 3 min

LogRhythm
LogRhythm, the company helping busy and lean security operation teams save the day, today announced the launch of version 7.9 of the LogRhythm SIEM Platform and updates to LogRhythm NDR and LogRhythm UEBA.

“LogRhythm arms security teams with intelligent analytics and automated responses to reduce cybersecurity exposure, eliminate blind spots and quickly shut down attacks,” said Kish Dill, chief product and customer officer at LogRhythm. "The company is changing the way we work by becoming customer-centric throughout our whole organization. We are listening to our customers and promise to deliver quarterly innovations that address the challenges our customers face every day. We recognize that security teams don’t have time to spare on long processes and inefficient workflows. With these latest updates, security teams will have the tools they need to make operations more effective and efficient to defend their organization against today’s top threats.”

LogRhythm 7.9, LogRhythm NDR and LogRhythm UEBA (formerly CloudAI) provide new features designed to help security teams overcome everyday obstacles by accelerating threat response, improving workflows and simplifying processes, including:

Faster time to value through improved analyst workflows
  • Enhanced automation with Admin API: LogRhythm 7.9 improves the Admin API by adding system monitoring management (LogRhythm SysMon) endpoints to the API library. This enables SIEM administrators to connect through the Admin API and manage the SysMon agent, allowing for automated process batching.
  • Embedded Expertise: LogRhythm accelerates customer time to value through its out of the box LogRhythm SmartResponse™. LogRhythm 7.9 includes added and enhanced SmartResponses to its already extensive library of over 120 integrations.
  • Enable packet capture in UI: LogRhythm NDR users can download PCAP files for specific incidents and cases to pull in more detail, helping investigations and improving threat hunting.
  • Easier and faster event log filtering: LogRhythm 7.9 includes a new way to filter logs at the agent. Users can now select the types of Windows event logs the agent queries, accelerating the time to process logs and removing the burden on the collection pipeline.

Expanded threat detection capabilities
  • Enhanced LogRhythm NDR detection models: Users can detect a wider array of ransomware attacks with LogRhythm NDR’s improved analytics capabilities.
  • Advanced analytics models: LogRhythm UEBA offers advanced UEBA analytics as a cloud-native, easy to deploy add-on for LogRhythm 7.9 users. Models were improved and new models added to ensure today's complex attacks can be detected and anomalies requiring priority attention can be identified, further reducing alert fatigue and accelerating response times.
  • Policy violation alerts: LogRhythm NDR offers alerts about expired certificates, weak ciphers used in connections, and authentication activity happening in clear text, offering additional context to what could represent a risk.

Extended flexibility
  • Controlled overages with powerful license metering reporting: LogRhythm added a new reporting feature to make licensing overages more visible and easier to understand by displaying any overages in the past 30 days. This feature will help teams better manage license usage and costs.
  • Expanded endpoint integrations: LogRhythm now includes Cisco Secure Endpoint (formerly AMP for Endpoints) in its family of EDR integrations.

About LogRhythm
LogRhythm helps busy and lean security operations teams save the day — day after day. There’s a lot riding on the shoulders of security professionals — the reputation and success of their company, the safety of citizens and organizations across the globe, the security of critical resources — the weight of protecting the world.

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In the third quarter of 2014, attention was focused on celebrity account hacking and corporate data breaches. By the end of the quarter, cybersecurity professionals had received yet another agonizing reminder that no system is perfect with the announcement of the Shellshock bug affecting the BASH shell. Cybercriminals also used global tragedies, such as Ebola and airline disasters, to further enhance their phishing, spam, and malware distribution efforts.


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