17 of the Best SIEM Tools for Healthcare Providers in 2024
The editors at Solutions Review have compiled a list of the best SIEM tools for healthcare providers based on each solution’s Authority Score, a meta-analysis of user sentiment through the web’s most trusted business software review sites, and our proprietary five-point inclusion criteria.
Choosing the right vendor and solution as a healthcare provider can be complicated. It requires constant market research and often comes down to more than just the solution and its technical capabilities. However, finding the best solution is essential, as SIEM tools for healthcare can help bridge gaps in security monitoring, threat hunting, and incident response for organizations struggling to fill their IT security teams.
With that in mind, the team at Solutions Review researched and compiled the following list to spotlight some of the best SIEM tools for healthcare providers. Companies are listed in alphabetical order.
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The Best SIEM Tools for Healthcare Providers in 2023
Description: AT&T Cybersecurity aims to help all facets of healthcare, from hospitals to insurance providers. From securing mobile devices to cloud storage, the AlienVault® Unified Security Management® (USM) platform combines SIEM and logs management capabilities with other essential security tools. These include asset discovery, vulnerability assessment, and intrusion detection (NIDS and HIDS)—to provide centralized security monitoring of networks and endpoints across cloud and on-premises environments– from a single pane of glass.
Description: Blumira is a leading cybersecurity provider of automated threat detection and response technology. With healthcare’s increased liability and regulatory hurdles, its cloud-delivered security platform helps healthcare organizations of all sizes maintain compliance while detecting and responding to cybersecurity threats faster. The all-in-one solution is quick to deploy, easy to implement, and integrates broadly across cloud and on-premises technology to provide coverage for hybrid environments.
Description: CYBERShark, powered by BlackStratus, is a SIEM technology and service-focused solution provider headquartered in New Jersey, providing 24/7 solutions for security event correlation, compliance, and log management capabilities. Especially given the increased compliance regulations and increasing use of digital patient records, CYBERShark’s cloud-based SIEM-as-a-service is designed for digital transformations. CYBERShark is built on a multi-tiered, distributed architecture to diminish the chance of missing a threatening event, saving downtime and information loss. It offers a simplified licensing model flexible for scale and deployment.
Description: Exabeam offers its Security Intelligence Platform a collection of components that can be selected and deployed separately. Their Log Manager component handles the data management, including collection and storage. It can collect from both local endpoints and cloud-based applications, emphasizing compliance and patient security. Their Advanced Analytics component is a stand-alone UEBA tool. Their threat hunting component, appropriately called Threat Hunter, is built on user-based timelines instead of the customary queries. Exabeam’s Cloud Connectors component offers pre-built API connectors for several disparate cloud services.
Description: Fortinet offers its platform FortiSIEM. FortiSIEM provides SIEM, file integrity monitoring (FIM), configuration management database (CMDB), and availability and performance capabilities. Analytics-driven IT operations and cloud management are provided, helping companies manage and monitor network performance, security, and compliance requirements. For healthcare providers, FortiSIEM provides unique solutions like SD-WAN technology to counter the increased attack surface of healthcare IT environments.
Description: IBM Security’s QRadar Platform offers log and risk management that can be deployed as an appliance, a virtual appliance, or a SaaS infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS); this makes them well-suited to different IT environments like healthcare. The solution includes optional remote monitoring from their managed security service operations centers. IBM products provide a unified architecture for integrating security information and event management, log management, anomaly detection, incident forensics, and configuration and vulnerability management.
Description: Lacework automates security and compliance across AWS, Azure, GCP, and private clouds, providing a comprehensive view of risks across cloud workloads and containers. Lacework’s HIPPA-compliant cloud security platform provides unprecedented visibility, automates intrusion detection, delivers one-click investigation, and simplifies cloud compliance. In 2019, Lacework closed $42 million in a Series C funding round. CRN noted it as an Emerging Security Vendor to Know in 2019 by CRN.
Description: LogPoint’s complete enterprise SIEM solution extracts security events and incidents from logs existing in IT infrastructures and environments of any size. Filtered and correlated real-time results are displayed in dashboards that can be configured based on each user’s specific roles and responsibilities. LogPoint also creates real-time, actionable insights from raw machine data, quickly identifies users, and streamlines compliance for regulatory mandates; this strengthens enterprises’ overall security posture in maintaining patient security and HIPPA compliance. LogPoint is also highly rated by healthcare professionals when polled by Gartner.
Description: LogRhythm combines SIEM, Security Analytics (including UEBA), Log Management, and Network and Endpoint Monitoring in a unified Security Intelligence Platform. Its SIEM solution consists of several unified components: the Event Manager, Log Manager, Advanced Intelligence Engine (AI Engine), and Console. LogRhythm also provides front and back-end security for telehealth visits, an essential aspect of healthcare moving forward. It also offers optional add-ons for network and host monitoring or FIM functioning.
Description: A division of Zoho, ManageEngine’s Log360 solution simplifies IT management with the powerful features that enterprises demand. Log360 features the ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer: a web-based, agentless Syslog and windows event log management solution for security information management that collects, analyses, archives, and reports on event logs from distributed Windows host and syslogs from myriad data sources, including UNIX hosts, Routers & Switches. ManageEngine also supports legacy systems as many healthcare providers are transitioning towards digital patient records.
Description: McAfee is a critical player in SIEM and threat intelligence research. Their Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) consolidates, correlates, assesses, and prioritizes security events for third-party and Intel Security solutions. McAfee also provides integrated tools for configuration and change management, case management, and centralized management of policy to improve workflow and efficiency. McAfee provides unified cloud data protection, device management, and flexible cloud services to meet the needs of telehealth visits and digital patient records.
Description: After acquiring HPE a few years ago, Micro Focus offers two SIEM solutions: Micro Focus ArcSight and Micro Focus Sentinel. The latter incorporates NetIQ brand technologies, but ArcSight serves as their primary SIEM platform; ArcSight’s portfolio includes Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) software for large-scale, SEM-focused deployments. Micro Focus also offers ArcSight Express, an appliance-based solution for the SIEM midmarket with preconfigured monitoring and reporting. ESM Express is available as a single, all-in-one system implementation. Micro Focus is a good solution for healthcare providers of all digital perimeters focusing on mobile productivity, regulatory compliance, and automated function improvements.
Description: A giant in the cybersecurity technology sphere, RSA’s Security Healthcare Solutions suite provides visibility from logs, complete network packet, NetFlow, and endpoint data capture. The NetWitness Logs facilitates the automated collection, analysis, alerting, auditing, reporting, and secure storage of all logs. Alerts can be delivered through the intuitive user interface, via SMS or email, and auditors can even be granted read-only access to the enVision platform so that they can access the reports whenever they need them. In 2020, Symphony Technology Group acquired RSA for over $2 billion.
Description: Securonix offers the Snypr Security Analytics solution as their SIEM platform by running off a Hadoop big data platform. Capabilities include a library of threat signatures, UEBA functionality, and event and data collection. Other functions include configuration, indexing via Search Service, data parsing and normalization via enrichment services, and correlation services. Securonix’s SIEM platform also integrates EMR applications for an additional layer of protection for sensitive patient records and other confidential data.
Description: Splunk provides pre-packaged dashboards, reports, incident response workflows, analytics, and correlations to identify, investigate, and respond to internal and external threats. Its security intelligence platform provides event and data collection options and use-case agnostic data analysis capabilities for IT operations, and also focuses on the diversity of device security needed in a healthcare environment. Splunk also offers out-of-the-box support for the most common security data sources, including network security, endpoint solutions, malware, payload analysis, network, wire data, identity and asset management systems, and threat intelligence.
Description: Tenable offers SIEM, which leverages the log management capabilities of their Log Correlation Engine (LCE) to collect all logs, software activity, user events, and network traffic across the entire IT environment. Tenable analyzes data for correlated events and impacts on security and compliance posture. Tenable focuses on going above and beyond HIPPA and HITECH compliance to make passing audits a stress-free process. Secure Nessus vulnerability and configuration scans and real-time monitoring with the Tenable Passive Vulnerability Scanner (PVS).
Description: Trustwave’s Managed SIEM services provide threat intelligence, efficiency, and automation to healthcare providers of all sizes. Trustwave has identified some of the security gaps in the healthcare industry and seeks to remedy them with its SIEM solutions. From moving towards data-centric models to automation to increased security for IoT devices, Trustwave aims to be forward-looking. Its appliances offer additional correlation, reporting, and ad-hoc analysis capabilities, both locally on the appliance and via services provided through its Security Operations Centers.