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Evaluating cloud log and event management providers

Cloud providers are expanding their log and event management offerings to meet enterprise needs. Expert Dave Shackleford discusses the changes in the CSP marketplace and details five of today's vendors to consider during evaluation.

Enterprises today are looking to the cloud for assistance with manual, time-consuming tasks that they just don't have the resources or expertise to handle in house. This is especially true when it comes to log and event management.

In this podcast, cloud security expert Dave Shackleford discusses the changes occurring in the cloud provider marketplace that are helping organizations and security teams get the information they need to successfully perform log and event management.

Listen in to learn more about five of today's cloud providers -- from the well-known Amazon CloudTrail to lesser-known Apprenda -- and uncover truths about their log and event management offerings to keep in mind when evaluating potential vendors and their services. 

 About the author:
Dave Shackleford is the owner and principal consultant of Voodoo Security LLC; lead faculty at IANS; and a SANS analyst, senior instructor and course author. He has consulted with hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and network architecture and engineering, and is a VMware vExpert with extensive experience designing and configuring secure virtualized infrastructures.

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