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Cloud Security Management

Powerful Threat Detection for the Cloud is Now Available in the Cloud.


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Managing Cloud Security Has Never Been Easier

AlienVault® USM Anywhere™ is a cloud-based security management platform that accelerates and simplifies threat detection, incident response, and compliance management for your on-premises, cloud, and hybrid cloud environments. USM Anywhere delivers support for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure Cloud, Microsoft Hyper-V, and VMWare ESXi -- providing you a comprehensive solution for managing security across your public and private cloud infrastructure.

With USM Anywhere, you can rapidly deploy software sensors natively into all of your virtual and cloud environments while centrally managing data collection, analysis, and detection of threats to your business operations.

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  • Get the essential security capabilities in a single SaaS platform, including asset discovery, vulnerability assessment, intrusion detection, behavioral monitoring, security information and event management (SIEM), & log management
  • Eliminate blind spots in your cloud, hybrid cloud, & on-premises environments
  • Detect emerging threats across your infrastructure with real-time, integrated threat intelligence
  • Respond quickly to incidents & conduct thorough investigations
  • Measure, manage, & report on compliance (PCI, HIPAA, ISO, & more)
  • Optimize your existing security investments and reduce risk
USM Anywhere delivers all of the essential capabilities you need for comprehensive cloud security monitoring and management in a single SaaS platform.

Five Essential Cloud Security Capabilities in a Single SaaS Platform

AlienVault USM Anywhere provides five essential security capabilities in a single SaaS platform, giving you everything you need to detect and respond to threats and manage compliance. As a cloud-based security management solution, you can scale your threat detection and response capabilities as your hybrid environment changes, and pay for only exactly what you need, when you need it. Finally, you can focus on identifying cloud security issues and responding to threats, not managing software!

Asset Discovery

  • API-powered asset discovery
  • Network asset discovery
  • Software discovery
  • Services discovery

Asset Discovery

Vulnerability Assessment

  • Authenticated vulnerability assessment
  • Cloud infrastructure assessment

Vulnerability Assessment

Intrusion Detection

  • Network IDS
  • Host IDS
  • File Integrity Monitoring

Threat Detection

Behavioral Monitoring

  • Asset access logs
  • Cloud access logs (Azure: Insights, AWS: CloudTrail, S3, ELB)
  • AWS VPC Flow monitoring
  • ESXi access logs

Behavioral Monitoring


  • Event correlation
  • Log management
  • Incidence response
  • Integrated AlienVault Open Threat Exchange™ (OTX™) Data
  • 12-month raw log retention

Security Intelligence

Integrated Threat Intelligence for the Best Protection

Your USM Anywhere cloud security management platform receives continuous updates from the AlienVault Labs Threat Research team. This dedicated team spends countless hours analyzing the different types of attacks, emerging threats, suspicious behavior, vulnerabilities, and exploits that they uncover across the entire threat landscape.

We supplement the AlienVault Labs’ research with data from our Open Threat Exchange (OTX). OTX is the largest and most authoritative crowd-sourced threat intelligence exchange in the world, providing security for you that is powered by all.

Every day, more than 47,000 participants from 140+ countries contribute over 4 million threat indicators to OTX. We automatically analyze raw OTX data using a powerful discovery engine to determine the nature of the threat and a similarly powerful validation and machine learning engine that continually curates the database and certifies the validity of those threats.

Deploying USM Anywhere is Fast and Easy

USM Anywhere consists of a modular, scalable, two-tier architecture to manage and monitor every aspect of cloud security. Software sensors collect and normalize data from all of your on-premises and cloud environments, while USM Anywhere provides centralized cloud security management, analysis, correlation, detection, alerting, log management, and reporting.

Purpose-built USM Anywhere software sensors deploy natively into each environment and help you gain visibility into all of your on-premises and cloud environments. These sensors collect and normalize logs, monitor networks, and collect information about the environments and assets deployed in your hybrid environments.

USM Anywhere is fast and easy to deploy to accelerate cloud security management.

We’ve Got a Sensor for That.

Traditional security solutions often lack the ability to monitor cloud-specific logs and events. In order to stay on top of cloud security issues, it’s important to understand what activities are taking place in your cloud environment to quickly identify malicious activity.

Amazon Web Services:

  • Purpose-built sensor for AWS
  • AWS API asset discovery
  • AWS-native intrusion detection
  • AWS-native vulnerability assessment
  • CloudTrail monitoring & alerting
  • S3 access log monitoring & alerting
  • ELB access log monitoring & alerting
  • AWS infrastructure assessment

Microsoft Azure:

  • Azure API asset discovery
  • Azure Insights monitoring & Alerting
  • Azure infrastructure assessment

Microsoft Hyper-V:

  • On-premises physical & virtual monitoring
  • Network and host asset discovery
  • Network and host IDS monitoring
  • Log collection for virtual & physical infrastructure

VMWare ESXi:

  • Network and host asset discovery
  • VMware ESXi API asset discovery
  • Network and host IDS monitoring
  • Log collection for virtual & physical infrastructure
  • On-premises log collection & alerting

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Secure Your AWS Environment

USM Anywhere provides complete cloud security management for your AWS environments. It includes all of the essential capabilities for monitoring cloud security and quickly identifying malicious or suspicious activity in your AWS cloud infrastructure.

Reviews of AlienVault Unified Security Management™ on  Software Reviews on TrustRadius
SC Media 5-Star
CRN Security 100 2017
CRN Cloud PPG 2017
SC Magazine Awards 2017 Europe Winner
Forbes Cloud 100 2017
Deloitte Fast 500
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Winner 2017
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