McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (McAfee ESM) Competitors and Alternatives

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LogRhythm
Real User
Cyber Security Engineer at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 25 2017

What is most valuable?

* The SmartResponse piece of it. * It supports most standard log sources.

How has it helped my organization?

* Lower personnel requirements * Improved vendor support services * Ease of use Key challenges are lack of personnel to manage LogRhythm. We are a small shop and we don't have a dedicated person to really manage LogRhythm, so our goal is for... more»

What needs improvement?

We were having some challenges initially, especially ingesting those standard log sources. We ran into issues where it was not parsing correctly. That wasn't our expectation, because we considered them standard log sources, but there was some... more»
Consultant
Security Intelligence at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Mar 29 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature that we found, especially this year, was the ability to build apps over it. Basically, the platform has opened up and we can now customize it, as per our needs and requirements. We can build interactive dashboards... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We are using QRadar to solve our business problems and the IT operation requirements. We are fine tuning the processes that are laid from the InfoSec perspective, such as to detect unauthorized changes happening across the IT environment or... more»

What needs improvement?

In future versions, the various features that we would like to see are pretty much in line with what QRadar is coming up with, like this IBM QRadar UBA version 2.0 or support for STIX/TAXII. Basically, we have similar milestones there. There... more»
AlienVault
Real User
IT Systems Administrator at a financial services firm with 201-500 employees
Dec 14 2017

What is most valuable?

The most useful feature is the customization for alarms, alerts, and reports. AlienVault is situated to be adapted and changed to meet many different needs and use cases, but still being effective at most of them.

How has it helped my organization?

It has streamlined log aggregation and analysis to meet organizational and regulatory needs.

What needs improvement?

Reporting and Windows log collection is the biggest drawback. Reporting is convoluted and difficult at times, although they claim to have hundreds of pre-built reports, very few of them are actually useful for anything but what the USM is... more»

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