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What is an Audit Trail in IT Context?

An audit trail (or audit log) is something both intuitive and misleading at the same time. There are many definitions of an audit trail, and all of them give you an idea of what it is about: A system that traces the detailed transactions relating to any item in an accounting record. A record of Read more about What is an Audit Trail in IT Context?[…]

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Comparison: LogSentinel vs Splunk vs Loggly, etc.

Logs – every system has them, but companies don’t usually pay much attention to them. At least not until a problem occurs. Log aggregation solutions come handy in many scenarios – tracing production issues, alerting on service degradation, fixing bugs, forensics, fraud detection. We’ve argued, however, that logs have a dual nature – on the Read more about Comparison: LogSentinel vs Splunk vs Loggly, etc.[…]

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Election Security and the Importance of Audit Trail

A recent EU report on the cybersecurity of elections has warned member states of potential threats for the upcoming European elections. The US midterms are just a week away and concerns about the integrity of the election process are mounting. Even though very few countries vote online, practically every country and every state has at Read more about Election Security and the Importance of Audit Trail[…]

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The Mueller Indictment: Proof That You Need Secure Logs

The Mueller Indictment of 12 Russian agents was released last week. It is a very interesting read as a whole, but it outlines some particular aspects of cybersecurity. During the hacking of DCCC and DNC networks, the Conspirators covered their tracks by intentionally deleting logs [..] This is why we at LogSentinel have been trying Read more about The Mueller Indictment: Proof That You Need Secure Logs[…]

LogSentinel’s Blockchain Solution is Now Powering Bulgarian eGovernment

LogSentinel’s solution will supercharge the eGovernment information security in Bulgaria by providing a secure audit trail to help protect the personal data of all Bulgarian citizens. The country’s State e-Government Agency implements LogSentinel’s software solution to prevent the misuse of personal data through modern cryptographic technologies, including blockchain. Every request to all government databases in Read more about LogSentinel’s Blockchain Solution is Now Powering Bulgarian eGovernment[…]