Automated Event Log Management Solutions are used to facilitate the most difficult job in any compliance process. Regular review and correlation of event data through merging and archiving of events from multiple systems and separation of the most critical 1% of activities from useless 99% of noise. From the compliance perspective, event log management is: Collection (Consolidation), Archiving (Retention), Audit Reporting, and Monitoring (Alerting).
On September 20th, 2016, Digital Edge released an article on Log Management Laws and Regulations. Click here to view a little “Cheat Sheet" on the Event Log Retention Requirements that are mandated by major compliance regulations.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) outlines relevant technical and non-technical security standards to ensure individuals’ ePHI, “electronic protected health information”. Compliance with HIPPA requires information systems to be monitored using SIEM, Security Information and Event Management. The SIEM is a tool that guarantees immediate notification and analysis of conditions influencing the reliability of an organization’s ePHI data through actionable reports and forensic investigation.
FISMA requires all federal agencies to document and implement controls for information technology systems that support their operations and assets.
LogIT simplifies FISMA compliance with its fully automated log collection, collecting and recovery across the agency’s entire infrastructure. Providing tools at the fingertip that align the organization’s risk assessment with forensic investigations, reporting, and prioritizing settings. LogIT already automatically achieves the first level of log analysis, by categorizing log data that is identified and stabilized for easy analysis and reporting.