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9/20/2015 White Papers

Log Management Compliance - HIPAA - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

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.

9/20/2015 White Papers

Log Management Compliance - FISMA - Federal Information Security Management Act

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.

9/20/2015 White Papers

Log Management Compliance - ISO 27001 - International Organization for Standardization

The ISO 27001 standard is a model for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving management systems information security (ISMS) within the context of the overall commercial risks of the organization.

ISO language in relevance to log management: "Audit logs must be turned on for security events, user activities and exceptions. They must be kept for a predetermined period of time.". The task of organizing this information can be overwhelming. In addition to the millions of individual log entities that can be generated daily, all IT environments have reporting data logs. Additional recommendations to analyze and report on log data make manual processes or internally prepared solutions are insufficient and expensive for many organizations.

9/20/2015 White Papers

Log Management Compliance - GPG 13 - Good Practice Guide 13

HMG organizations are required to follow Protective Monitoring for HMG ICT Systems, based on Communications-Electronic Security Group’s GPG 13 to gain access to UK GCSX, Government Connect Secure Extranet.

LogIT can simplify GPG 13 audits by giving direct address control obligations mandated. With the option to customize LogIT’s GPG 13 specific compliance module and reporting to your environment, our clients are empowered to build and maintain a secured compliance program. With case management, clients will be able to effortlessly conduct forensic investigations around incident response activity.

9/20/2015 White Papers

Log Management Compliance - SOX - Sarbanes-Oxley Act

SOX requires that all publicly traded companies establish and follow a framework of internal controls that support accountability and integrity of the financial reporting process. A vital part of SOX requirements includes the collection, management, and analysis of log data. 

9/20/2015 White Papers

Log Management Compliance - NERC CIP - The North American Electric Reliability Corporation

NERC has its own framework to protect bulk power systems against cybersecurity compromises that could result in operational failures or instability. The NERC CIP v5 further addresses cyber-related risks facing this sector by indorsing organizations to categorize BES, Bulk Electric Systems, into high, medium, and low impact. After being categorized, BES assets can have suitable CIP, Critical Infrastructure Protection, standard applied to address risk.

9/20/2015 White Papers

Log Management Compliance - PCI DSS - Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards

The PCI DSS was created to encourage and enhance cardholder data security and facilitate the extensive adoption of consistent data security measures worldwide. This applies to all organizations that store, process, and/or transmit cardholder data.

9/20/2015 White Papers

Log Management Compliance - GLBA - Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

GLBA, also known as the Financial Modernization Act of 1999, was enacted to secure protection over customer records and information. To satisfy the riles and provisions of GLBA, financial institutions are obligated to perform security risk assessments, develop and implement security solutions that detect, prevent, and allow timely incident response effectively, and to perform auditing and monitoring of their security environment.

9/20/2015 White Papers

Log Management Compliance - 201 CMR 17.00

The Massachusetts General Law Chapter 93H regulation 201 CMR 17.00 was established to protect personal information of residents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This regulation applies to all organizations, companies, or persons that own or license personal information about Massachusetts residents. To be complaint with 201 CMR 17.00, all affected organizations must create, implement, and maintain an auditable comprehensive written information security program, holding administration, and technical/physical safeguards.

9/20/2015 White Papers

Log Management Compliance - DoDI 8500.2 - Department of Defense Instruction

Since IT environments can generate millions of logs daily, DoDI 8500.2 has recommendations of analyzing and reporting on log data can reduce manual or homegrown remedies that are inadequate and cost prohibitive. 

The collection, management, and analysis of log data is necessary to meet many DoDI 8500.2 guidelines. LogIT meets these recommendations directly and inexpensively. LogIT delivers log collection, archiving, and recovery across clients’ entire IT infrastructure.

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