SOAR Security: Orchestration, Automation, & Response | LogRhythm

Security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR)

SOAR: Security Orchestration,
Automation, and Response

SOAR security tools help you standardize and scale your incident response

Respond to incidents in seconds

Overcome the endless manual task list plus become more productive by automating workflows and accelerating threat qualification, investigation, and response. See how LogRhythm can help your team remediate security incidents faster.

In this demo inspired by real-life events, watch a security analyst use LogRhythm SIEM to detect a life-threatening cyberattack on a water treatment plant.

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Intelligently automate incident response​

With LogRhythm’s SmartResponse™, you’re in power to decide the best solution to automate work so your team can focus on complex incident response that requires skill and creativity. Choose from fully automated playbook actions or semi-automated, approval-based response actions that allow users to review before countermeasures are executed.

SmartResponse SOAR security automation use cases include:

Endpoint quarantine:

Identify the network port where a suspicious device is located and disable the port/device.

Collect machine data:

Gather forensic data from a suspicious endpoint during a malware investigation.

Suspend users:

If your team suspects an account has been compromised, they can halt a user’s account access no matter what device they use.

Kill processes:

Discontinue any unknown or blacklisted process on a critical device with an automated SmartResponse action.

Suspend network access:

If data exfiltration is occurring, your team can kill the connection by updating the access control list used by your firewalls.

Frequently asked questions

Security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) is a collection of technologies that helps a SOC qualify, investigate and remediate threats utilizing standardized workflows and automation to increase security operation center (SOC) efficiency.

Security automation is the process of executing security-operation related tasks, without manual intervention. Automation allows security analysts to save time on menial tasks and focus more on strategic tasks that involve decision making.

Security orchestration is a method of connecting and integrating security technologies to streamline processes and enable security teams.

Security, orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) enables security teams to effectively collaborate, qualify, and manage incidents with improved quality and speed by prioritizing and standardizing incident response activities in the workflow.

SOAR solutions can reduce time to qualify and investigate threats, streamline workflows with standardized response processes, increase security analysts’ productivity, and reduce mean time to response (MTTR).

Easily collaborate on security orchestration

If your team lacks a centralized place to collaborate and search through previous investigations, incidents may slip through the cracks. SOAR security capabilities make it easy for your team to create and track remediation and recovery during an investigation with case management. An analyst can easily escalate a case, label a priority to it, and assign a collaborator.

With these security orchestration capabilities, your team will be able to centralize all associated case evidence in LogRhythm’s evidence locker repository for final resolution and easy access in the future.

Streamline your security operations workflow

Watch the video demo to see how LogRhythm’s embedded SOAR capabilities can simplify and streamline your security operations workflow.

SOAR can scale your security without increasing your investment

With the LogRhythm SIEM platform, you already have everything you need to incorporate SOAR technology. There’s no need to spend more or bolt on yet another solution.

You’ll also easily integrate your current and future technologies so your team can accelerate response and remediation. Because LogRhythm’s SOAR security capabilities offer broad vendor support, your team can respond across the network, regardless of the devices, infrastructure, networking, system, and applications you have already deployed.

“It’s very easy to correlate patterns between different data types to find matches that one might not know to look for.”

SOAR can reduce the burden on your team

SOAR expedites workflow across the entire security operations platform, making your team’s job easier and more effective. Schedule your personalized demo today to see a SOAR workflow in action!

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