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Know Your Logs: IIS vs. Apache vs. NGINX Logs

Today’s web server ecosystem has three big players: IIS, Apache and NGINX. Although only two of them (Apache and, to a lesser extent, NGINX) are cross-platform, it’s increasingly important to be able to work with all three of these servers, because you never know which type of operating system and web server platform you’ll be asked to support. That’s why understanding the nuances of IIS, Apache and NGINX logs is important.

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Multi-Cloud Security Myths

As multi-cloud architectures grow in popularity, more and more organizations will start asking how to secure multi-cloud environments. Some will conclude that a multi-cloud architecture requires a fundamentally different approach to cloud security. That’s one example of a myth about cloud security in a multi-cloud architecture. Let’s take a look at why this assumption is flawed, along with some other common myths about multi-cloud security.

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What is Amazon Redshift?

In this blog series, we will cover how Amazon Redshift and Sumo Logic deliver best-in-class data storage, processing, analytics, and monitoring. In this first post, we will discuss how Amazon Redshift works and why it is the fastest growing cloud data warehouse in the market, used by over 15,000 customers around the world. When an organization gains traction, the size of data that needs to be stored, monitored, and analyzed expands exponentially.

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Sumo Logic adds Netskope to its Security and Compliance Arsenal

As the worldwide spending on SaaS spending will make up more than half of all public cloud services spending through 2019, it is critical to have end-to-end visibility into threats across your SaaS and on-premise applications. Sumo Logic and Netskope are collaborating on a technical integration that will help joint customers use Sumo Logic to correlate, validate and investigate Netskope alerts into their overall security incident investigation process and understand SaaS application usage patterns.

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How to SIEMplify through Cloud SIEM

In our recent article, we outlined the benefits of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems, and why it is a must-have for every organization that operates in today’s cyberspace. It remains the best solution that proactively targets proliferating security threats, though SIEM also brings a number of risks and challenges. In this blog, we address these challenges and explain how they can be overcome by opting for SIEM-as-a-Service instead of on-premises or other options.

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How to Monitor Fastly CDN Logs with Sumo Logic

In the last post, we talked about the different ways to monitor Fastly CDN log and why it’s crucial to get a deeper understanding of your log data through a service like Sumo Logic. In the final post of our Fastly CDN blog series, we will discuss how to use Sumo Logic to get the most insights out of your log data — from how to collect Fastly CDN log data to the various Sumo Logic dashboards for Fastly.

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How to Monitor NGINX Logs with Sumo Logic

If you’re just joining us, I highly advise you to go back and check out our first two parts of this three part series regarding NGINX and Sumo Logic where we go over a basic Introduction to NGNIX and also Touch Up On NGINX, Logs, and Why Logs Are Important. If you’ve been following along, then great, let’s jump right into it.

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To SIEM or not to SIEM?

Not investing in Security Incident and Event Management solutions means you’re missing out on significant business benefits. SIEM detects and responds to security incidents in real time, which reduces the risk of noncompliance. It also helps realize greater value across all underlying security technology and systems. Reporting with SIEM is more comprehensive and less time-intensive, helping to reduce capital and operational costs through consolidation.

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Cloud Security: What It Is and Why It's Different

The principles of data protection are the same whether your data sits in a traditional on-prem data center or in a cloud environment. The way you apply those principles, however, are quite different when it comes to cloud security vs. traditional security. Moving data to the cloud introduces new attack-surfaces, threats, and challenges, so you need to approach security in a new way.

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How to Monitor Fastly Performance

In the last post, we talked about how Fastly, a content delivery network, provides a global infrastructure footprint to enterprises, and enables them to move apps and websites closer to their end users. Using Fastly CDN, they can serve content and deploy updates quickly, optimize web performance, and improve overall user experience. In this post, we will discuss how to collect, analyze, and monitor Fastly logs.