The Geek Speaks <br />Regulatory Compliance with SolarWinds Log & Event Manager<br />
A big “Howdy” from SolarWinds®<br />	based in Austin, Texas<br />Josh Stephens- VP of Technology & Head Geek<br />Rob John...
Agenda<br /><ul><li>Introductions & Housekeeping
Why regulatory compliance
Who needs to worry about compliance
Ups and downs of compliance
Common federal government policies and regulations
Demonstration of concepts discussed using SolarWinds applications
Summary and Q&A</li></li></ul><li>A Few Notes about Today’s Session<br /><ul><li>Today’s content will be fairly high-level
We only have an hour
No attendee left behind…
Ask questions!!!
Don’t be afraid to ask deeper questions
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Regulatory Compliance with SolarWinds Log & Event Manager

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Logs have to be analyzed. Regulations around compliance and security such as CIP (Critical Infrastructure Protection), FISMA, and HIPAA require it. And let’s face it, log analysis is just a good practice.
During this webcast we will discuss the challenges of using log management for real-time operational performance monitoring, compliance, and security. Learn what it takes to deliver a comprehensive view of the network and correlate the massive amounts of data to proactively respond to issues at network speed with SolarWinds Log & Event Manager.

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Regulatory Compliance with SolarWinds Log & Event Manager

  1. 1. The Geek Speaks <br />Regulatory Compliance with SolarWinds Log & Event Manager<br />
  2. 2. A big “Howdy” from SolarWinds®<br /> based in Austin, Texas<br />Josh Stephens- VP of Technology & Head Geek<br />Rob Johnson – Sr. Sales Engineer, SolarWinds LEM<br />Today’s Topic: <br />Regulatory Compliance with SolarWinds and LEM<br />Who is SolarWinds?<br />What we do…<br />Who are our customers?<br />The SolarWinds community…<br />Introduction<br />
  3. 3. Agenda<br /><ul><li>Introductions & Housekeeping
  4. 4. Why regulatory compliance
  5. 5. Who needs to worry about compliance
  6. 6. Ups and downs of compliance
  7. 7. Common federal government policies and regulations
  8. 8. Demonstration of concepts discussed using SolarWinds applications
  9. 9. Summary and Q&A</li></li></ul><li>A Few Notes about Today’s Session<br /><ul><li>Today’s content will be fairly high-level
  10. 10. We only have an hour
  11. 11. No attendee left behind…
  12. 12. Ask questions!!!
  13. 13. Don’t be afraid to ask deeper questions
  14. 14. Don’t wait ‘till the end – ask away
  15. 15. Today’s session is being recorded
  16. 16. Recorded session on SolarWinds.com
  17. 17. Slides available on slideshare.com</li></ul>J0sher2014<br />
  18. 18. What is regulatory compliance?<br /><ul><li>Regulatory compliance is all about
  19. 19. Verifying that procedures are being followed
  20. 20. Proving that policies are being upheld
  21. 21. Auditing compliance and capturing non-compliance
  22. 22. Traditionally it was all about “the paperwork” but not today
  23. 23. IT tasks
  24. 24. IT procedures
  25. 25. IT audit trails</li></ul>J0sher2014<br />
  26. 26. Who should care?<br /><ul><li>Everyone should care about regulatory compliance…
  27. 27. Information Assurance (IA) owns the primary responsibility for verifying and documenting compliance
  28. 28. Everyone should understand compliance and why it’s important
  29. 29. Compliance is a primary role for IT
  30. 30. Most likely you’ll be providing reports to IA
  31. 31. Everything you do is subject to compliance guidelines, regulations, and policies
  32. 32. You’re in the hot seat if things go wrong </li></ul>J0sher2014<br />
  33. 33. Common compliance initiatives<br /><ul><li>Compliance initiatives by industry
  34. 34. PCI – anyone that uses credit card information
  35. 35. NIST, FISMA, DISA – federal government agencies
  36. 36. HIPAA – anyone dealing with healthcare or patient information
  37. 37. SOX – publicly traded companies</li></ul>J0sher2014<br />
  38. 38. Ups and Downs of Compliance<br /><ul><li>The pros of compliance
  39. 39. It makes our networks, systems, and data more secure
  40. 40. It provides guidelines for intrusion detection and theft identification
  41. 41. It provides instructions for remediating intrusions
  42. 42. The cons of compliance
  43. 43. It can be very time consuming
  44. 44. Most people don’t do it often enough
  45. 45. Many of the tools available are hard to use and expensive</li></ul>J0sher2014<br />
  46. 46. Industries impacted by compliance<br /><ul><li>Nearly every industry is affected by compliance
  47. 47. Federal, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Retail, Education, & Finance
  48. 48. Compliance needs vary by industry but are in essence very similar
  49. 49. Compliance tools can span multiple industries but require specific features for each</li></ul>J0sher2014<br />
  50. 50. Log analysis requirements<br /><ul><li>Common requirements
  51. 51. Regular review of log data for use in improving IT processes, policies, and procedures
  52. 52. Maintain secure audit trail of all network activity chain of custody is enforced
  53. 53. Track and alert on all activity related to impact on network performance and the protection of sensitive information</li></ul>J0sher2014<br />
  54. 54. SolarWinds LEM addresses compliance needs<br /><ul><li>SolarWinds Log & Event Manager
  55. 55. Provides real-time alerting and visibility into events of interest that impact compliance
  56. 56. Enforces the chain of custody by protecting log information during collection, analysis, and reporting
  57. 57. Provides immediate centralized access for constant log analysis and review
  58. 58. Highly effective event correlation
  59. 59. Automatically survaces anomalies and mitigates incidents
  60. 60. Quick and easy reporting</li></ul>J0sher2014<br />
  61. 61. - Slide 12 -<br />SolarWinds Orion Demonstration<br />
  62. 62. Summary and Q&A<br />Thank you for attending!<br />To learn more or to download free 30-day trials<br />of SolarWinds products visit:<br />www.SolarWinds.com<br />Contact information<br />Josh Stephens, Head Geek<br />headgeek@solarwinds.com<br />twitter: sw_headgeek<br />Blog: http://solarwinds.com/geek<br />

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