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AlienVault OSSIM Pros and Cons

AlienVault OSSIM Pros

RJ
Director at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Inbuilt IDS, inbuilt integration with threat intelligence platform and with vulnerability assessment modules.
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Co-Founder and Director - Information Technology at Techneow
The threat policies of the solution are always very advanced and the best in the market. They are very persistent in terms of keeping up with security protocols.
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Chief Wealth Cybersecurity Architect at PWcyber
The dashboard is the solution's most valuable aspect. It brings everything into one central point where I can actually look at it and go, "Okay, I understand what's going on."
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FJ
Research Assistant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Better than other SIEM solutions because almost everything can be integrated.
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User at Besafe-tech
The most valuable features of this solution are the data correlation and vulnerability assessment.
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SH
Solutions Architect - Team Lead at a computer software company with self employed
Its user-friendliness is the most valuable. It is very easy to use and explore. The dashboard is very well packaged and integrated. You don't have to spend a lot of time in configuring it and checking out the RPM etc. It is also free and very powerful.
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KB
System Administrator at a marketing services firm with 10,001+ employees
You can customize the dashboards as well as the reporting.
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Head of Infrastructure at Pearl Data Direct
The most valuable feature is the logging capability.
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IA
Chief Operating Officer at a insurance company with 201-500 employees
The paid version of the solution has reporting and better scalability options.
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AlienVault OSSIM Cons

RJ
Director at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Lacking in depth of reporting.
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Co-Founder and Director - Information Technology at Techneow
There needs to be more support or some kind of training program so users can self-learn the system more effectively.
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Chief Wealth Cybersecurity Architect at PWcyber
I would like the solution to be able to integrate with my firewall, my IDS and my Honeypot solutions so that it can provide real-time reporting as things occur and then have alert sent to me on my phone when suspicious activity is happening.
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Learn what your peers think about AlienVault OSSIM. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: December 2021.
554,586 professionals have used our research since 2012.
FJ
Research Assistant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
GUI could be improved.
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User at Besafe-tech
The price of this solution is very high and it could be cheaper.
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SH
Solutions Architect - Team Lead at a computer software company with self employed
They can add more compliance templates.
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KB
System Administrator at a marketing services firm with 10,001+ employees
The documentation could be improved.
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Head of Infrastructure at Pearl Data Direct
The correlation engine needs to be improved.
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IA
Chief Operating Officer at a insurance company with 201-500 employees
When comparing AlienVault OSSIM to other solutions it looks a bit outdated. Additionally, they need to improve their integration.
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Learn what your peers think about AlienVault OSSIM. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: December 2021.
554,586 professionals have used our research since 2012.