Compare ArcSight vs. FileAudit

ArcSight is ranked 6th in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 10 reviews while FileAudit is ranked 33rd in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with 1 review. ArcSight is rated 8.2, while FileAudit is rated 0. The top reviewer of ArcSight writes "It makes user behavior and problems on the network visible, which we can then solve". On the other hand, the top reviewer of FileAudit writes "Our customer acquires the complete report which is kept for future auditing purposes". ArcSight is most compared with Splunk, IBM QRadar and McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (McAfee ESM), whereas FileAudit is most compared with ManageEngine File Audit Plus and Power Admin PA File Sight.
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Pros
For the typical malware or intrusion, this solution assists us by identifying the symptoms based on network traffic from the application servers.I think that the overall experience with this solution is good, but in particular, I think that the dashboards are quite interactive.This process has helped to improve our organization because we have centralized the intra-group security equipment logs.When WannaCry attacks I can minimize the damage. My company had no protection at the time. We get alerts in ArcSight and then whenever a user got a copy of WannaCry and the WannaCry malware wants to connect to the mother ship, it alerts me in the ArcSight dashboard, and that helps us a lot. We then just go to the user and erase the malware.We do consulting and I get feedback from our clients that the product really helped them with compliance, especially with GDPR.The webpage algorithm is the most valuable feature because it was the fastest feature for searching the logs, events, and correlation.It prevented my users from getting infected by ransomware. It can also pinpoint the story behind every virus or network attack to our environment.It has absolutely improved the efficiency of our security team. We use it internally as well. It is such a powerful tool that our internal security team became a customer of our ArcSight managed service.

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Our customer acquires the complete report which is kept for future auditing purposes.

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The weakness in this system comes about because, with so many different logs, it is possible that the security analyst will lose information.It would be nice if the interface were more user-friendly, with, for example, a minimal number of tabs to navigate.There are several improvements that we would like to see, including: Building a system based on a log collection (SOC), a scenario for external encroachment, and Operator training.In other products, I have found that they use some kind of GUI that is drag and drop. While in ArcSight they use still scripting. They should keep scripting because some people prefer scripting but they should have the option for those who prefer using drag and drop.I would like for them to integrate mobile devices. Integration or any kind of functionality which will act as a substitute for IBM so that we can really track our mobile devices as well as look at SIEM.The security area has room for improvement.The product should include a lot more predefined scenarios so the adopted company will have knowledge and a broader skill set in security and network.The initial setup is very complex. We had to architect a deployment which allowed us to incorporate an ever growing number of customers into our hosted instance of ArcSight.

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Whenever someone cuts and paste, it shows as "file is deleted".

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Pricing and Cost Advice
The cost of the solution is not very high, although hiring a qualified analyst to work with the product is expensive.The pricing is great compared to others.Thanks to Micro Focus's licensing model, as an MSSP, we are able to see a complete return on our investment almost immediately.Customers without a ton of resources to dedicate to deployment may be better served by a managed ArcSight service.​It is best to be an institutional buyer and directly contact the sales team, as they can provide over-the-top discounts for bulk orders.​Aggregation can help a lot in pushing down licensing costs.

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Also Known As
Micro Focus ArcSight, HPE ArcSight
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Overview

ArcSight is Micro Focus' leading Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution. ArcSight helps businesses protect their data through compliance solutions and security analytics.

There are a number of different products and solutions in the ArcSight family so you are able to pick and choose those that are best suited to your business requirements.

With ArcSight, IT can:

  • Monitor IT infrastructure.
  • Manage insider security with secure identity and access control.
  • Automate compliance.
  • Monitor applications.
  • Manage security risks.
  • Identify APTs.
Agentless, remote and non-intrusive, FileAudit offers a simple more user-friendly way to safeguard and secure file access in a Windows environment. FileAudit provides real-time monitoring and alerting on all access (or access attempts). FileAudit also implements contextual functions such as mass access and alteration alerts, tracking source IP address information for remote data access, and providing granular time and date alerting parameters to monitor folder and file access at unusual or unexpected times.
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Sample Customers
Lake Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Bank AlJazira, Banca Intesa, and Obrela. CommuniCare Health Centre, DP World, BAE Systems, Moet Hennessy, Ernst & Young, Honda, Volswagon, VTech, GlakoSmithKline, Lockheed Martin, US Navy, University of Alabama, Ministry of Interior Saudi Arabia, Total
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm42%
Comms Service Provider26%
Media Company5%
Marketing Services Firm5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm26%
Software R&D Company21%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government7%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise22%
Large Enterprise64%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business10%
Midsize Enterprise39%
Large Enterprise51%
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