Why Does Forensic Analysis Matter?
Many of today’s cyber attacks are designed to evade signature- and rule-based defenses, such as anti-virus and intrusion detection systems (IDS). Audit logs are often the only evidence of a successful data breach. Forensic analysis is critical to the detection and prevention of cyber attacks, and is also important in any dispute where evidence is stored digitally.
Key applications of forensic analysis include:
- Analyzing the root cause of failed or compromised computer systems
- Identifying who is responsible for policy violations or improper use of the network
- Detecting advanced persistent attacks (APTs) in progress
- Determining how far malware has spread in order to quarantine and clean affected systems
- Providing evidence in a legal case that involves the use or misuse of computer systems
How Does EiQ Help?
SOCVue Security Monitoring is a managed Log Management and SIEM service that provides incident detection, forensic analysis, and remediation guidance backed by a 24/7/365 security operations center. SOCVue Security Monitoring service helps collect and index thousands of log events per day from your servers, network devices, and applications. EiQ SOCVue security analysts can perform forensic analysis on your behalf to deliver actionable guidance in understanding suspicious behavior or activity.
SOCVue Vulnerability Management is a managed service utilizing Qualys Cloud technology and delivered through the integrated SOCVue Portal. Including vulnerability data in forensic analysis adds context to understand whether the affected systems are at risk for specific exploits.
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