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Blockchain and Open Data – LogSentinel Brings More Transparency to Government Audit Trail

Bulgarian e-government’s main data exchange component is storing its audit trail in LogSentinel’s SentinelTrails solution since June last year, as LogSentinel donated it to the state e-government agency. We have recently taken the solution a step further and introduced an open data functionality which makes the audit trail transparent. Open data is the concept that Read more about Blockchain and Open Data – LogSentinel Brings More Transparency to Government Audit Trail[…]

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Scanning for Logs to Be Secured by SentinelTrails

Audit logs are a core component for the security of every system – without them there’s no visibility of who did what and for what purpose. There are audits, there are forensic investigations after security incidents, there’s compliance – all of that is impossible without a proper audit log. Existing systems have many and different Read more about Scanning for Logs to Be Secured by SentinelTrails[…]

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Protecting On-Premise Audit Trail

Many large organizations prefer to have their audit trail stored within their own infrastructure. Due to their structure and policies they are reluctant to use cloud services. Using a cloud service has the additional benefit of responsibility segregation – your sysadmins may not have the right to delete logs from the cloud provider infrastructure. Having Read more about Protecting On-Premise Audit Trail[…]

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Try SentinelTrails In Your Heroku Deployment

We are happy to announce that you can now use SentinelTrails in your Heroku deployments. The SentinelTrails addon can be found here. SentinelTrails is a blockchain-enabled secure audit trail. It will help you take control over the data you store, and will ease your log management and monitoring. Features of SentinelTrails Unmodifiable evidence – the Read more about Try SentinelTrails In Your Heroku Deployment[…]

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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[…]