Award-Winning Cloud Log Management focused on data retention and compliance.
Fluency provides limitless access to data, even as the volume data scales. Fluency Cloud is a process composed of messaging nodes that parse, index, correlate, enhance, fuse, score and store log messages. For our largest customer, Fluency processes eight to twelve billion messages a day, with spikes of half a million events per second. All done in a three-system cluster.
All messages are parsed into fully indexed JSON documents
Events of Interest
How data is handled provides compliance. Fluency provides the technical controls and a build-it process flow to support audit compliance.
Fluency Cloud provides a dedicated virtual private cloud. Data and access are kept separated and secured.
User and Device Association
Hot and Cold Searching
Full Access Records
Virtual Private Clouds
Fluency continues to gain industry recognition for it's innovation.
SOAR Platform of the Year
SOAR Platform of the Year
Voted Number One - Security Analytics
Implementing a solution should not burden existing personnel. Fluency Cloud is backed by award-winning service and support.
We do not require our customers to learn programming or regular expressions. During deployment or when you add new systems to your infrastructure, we write the log parsers.
Our database rocks! But we do not ask you to learn how to manage or study APIs. We manage the backend, so you can focus on the data.
Fluency's correlation is patented. During the parser analysis we normalize and type the data to allow proper correlation and merging.
While many devices have logs, they often change between version and system administrators. Besides writing parsers, we review the completeness and correctness of logs. Often, we find issues with time sync and missing fields.
Often we work with existing SIEMs. Fluency capacity costs are very low. We can take a feed and even provide events of interest to an existing SIEM.
Log Management is not simply parsing and storing records. Fluency is built to be compliant and provide fast access to data through simple search.
Data Retention has become the cornerstone for compliance. It has dominated security regulations for the last two years.
Multi-Year Data Retention
User and Device Correlation
Built-in Pseudonym Conversions
Immutable Records with Removable PseudonymsData Retention Infographic
Our ability to search large data made us a finalist at RSA's Innovation Sandbox. We never stopped working. Our database continues to outperform the competition.
50 times faster than Elastic
Fourteen times more memory efficient
100% JSON document compatible
On-demand CPU and storage allocation
High-availabilityRead About On Demand Search
Spend time understanding your data. Fluency's ease-of-deployment, ease-of-use approach focuses on data understanding, not interface understanding.
Information is converted to a full indexed searchable JSON documents
No database or system administration
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Fluency's patented correlation approach fuses like data into a single record.
Correlated logs provide a clear understanding of what each product sees.
Unique fields are normalized, indexed and merged with related data to provide new insight.
Time-based data, like current user and assigned system are merged at that moment.
User and 3rd party tagging allows for custom data enhancement.American National Case Study
Fluency makes audit compliance easy. But being compliant depends on understanding of what requirements need to be addressed and having people, processes and policies beyond the security controls Fluency provides.
First, you need to determine what regulations, laws or standards that your organization is addressing in its operations. PCI DSS sets the simplest data retention requirement with 90 days hot and one-year cold storage. New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) has set their standard at three years cold.
A Data Privacy Officer is responsible for monitoring how an organization handles data. This includes being the authority on categorizing data and being a point of contact for compliance requirements and privacy.
Cold data is considered not immediately searchable. When data is stored for operations, the data should be immediately available for search. Searchable data is considered hot. But storing data in a data structure for searching is expensive and often unnecessary. PCI DSS defines that data should remain hot for a minimum of 90 days. After which, the logs still need to be stored if needed. This long-term not as easily accessible data is referred to as cold.
Privacy creates complexity in the handling of data. While laws require that audit trails be immutable (cannot be deleted), new data privacy laws require that personal identifiers in audit be able to be deleted. When a user's identifying data is to be stored, the audit system stores instead a pseudonym (unique one-way token that acts as a key). The key and related value for that pseudonym are stored in a table that allows deletion. When a user's identity is removed, it is done by deleting the pseudonym key-value. This allows other log data not to be deleted, especially when it contains other pseudonym that are involved in criminal or incorrect activity. Pseudonym are not one-way hashes for the value can be determined by brute force, a mistake that some large audit vendors are making.
Data Retention is priced on a capacity basis. it makes sense, this is a company's cost of goods. The standard to measuring cost for log management is the cost to store one gigabyte of raw data for 30 days, or gb/month. Fluency has the lowest gb/month available. Cloud solutions typically cost between four to five dollars, this includes open source cloud services. This cost difference is why Fluency customers are able to store everything and be audit compliant.
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