Visiting Alert Logic in Cardiff
Another business trip! This time, we visited Alert Logic in Cardiff, Wales.
We love to thoroughly investigate all the products and software we purchase. At the Efteling, we use Alert Logic’s security-as-a-service solutions. We’re very satisfied with these solutions and wanted to see in-person, what makes Alert Logic so unique. Therefore, last month, we hopped on a plane to Cardiff.
What is Alert Logic?
Alert Logic offers security-as-a-service solutions. The company combines cloud-based software with security operations services managed by experts to assess, detect and block threats to applications and other workloads. Servicing customers in this manner means potential threats are detected and remediated ahead of proliferation and damage to customer IT environments.
What makes Alert Logic unique?
Alert Logic’s security model is built on a platform that fully integrates its software solutions, security operations and security research into one single solution that keeps its clients’ resources and data secure and compliant.
Alert Logic monitors, analyses and protects its clients’ infrastructure and applications through a combination of services including network intrusion detection, continuous vulnerability scanning, log management and a managed web application firewall.. Utilising 24×7 monitoring, expert guidance and security research, the firm is a leader in its field and an altogether impressive proposition for securing IT environments.
Built for the cloud
Whilst Alert Logic is proficient in providing security to traditional IT infrastructure, its strengths lie in cloud security. Its cloud-native security technologies allow for seamless integration, scalability and flexibility with the cloud environment it protects; capabilities that legacy competitors simply cannot acquire with traditional security technologies.
Another of Alert Logic’s strengths is its Security Operations Centre (SOC). The bulk of the organisation’s services are performed from this data-driven facility, where security experts analyze data, escalate threat notifications and support customers with remediation advice.
What did we do in Cardiff?
We discussed Alert Logic’s added value and concluded that our clients treat security like insurance: they don’t want to need it, but if they do need it, they’re happy they’ve got it.
After a tour of the SOC and some workshops, we visited The Potted Pig together with the colleagues of Alert Logic. A perfect way to finish our brief Cardiff adventure.
Cloud Security Report: the public cloud is more secure
Alert Logic’s Cloud Security Report concludes hybrid cloud implementations have a 141 percent higher rate of security incidents than pure public cloud environments. It may seem surprising, but it is consistent with their findings that risk is cumulative and that combining networks expands the attack surface.
Ultimately, the Cloud Security Report supports the recommendation that organizations accelerate migration to public cloud. Moving to the public cloud offers a unique opportunity to reduce your attack surface and re-architect for better security.
We can help you with your migration to the public cloud! Together with Alert Logic, we’ll make sure your data is optimally protected 24×7. Contact us for free advice.
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