As more and more companies deploy Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), IT and security personnel often ask what’s the difference between CimTrak and leading SIEM providers.
CimTrak can integrate into any syslog or SIEM solution via multiple protocols such as CEF, LEEF, MEF, and more. All logs data such as file changes, baseline deviations, and incompliance can be sent in real time to your central logging solution.
Many times, the term File integrity monitoring (FIM) is incorrectly used in SIEM discussion when the process or tool is actually performing, “Basic File Monitoring”. Simply detecting changes to critical files including systems, applications, and configuration files does not imply nor does it guarantee you have “Integrity” at all.
Typical SIEMs hold vast amounts of data, producing an unmanageable number of alerts.
Security teams to be able to identify important alerts and correlate with all related events. CimTrak provides this context by recording: