As cyberattacks become more widespread, proof of cybersecurity compliance becomes increasingly important to clients and governing bodies. However, ensuring compliance often requires cybersecurity teams to act across complex sets of standards and regulations that differ by industry and country. Automation can help.
IBM recognizes the critical importance of compliance and up-to-date certifications for clients relying on its products. IBM Security QRadar SIEM compliance solutions reduce vulnerabilities and help to manage complex compliance requirements by running your SIEM log data through compliance extension for most regulatory standards free of charge. It also delivers automatic compliance reporting against standards your organization needs to meet.
Noncompliance can be costly. QRadar SIEM compliance extensions keep your company compliant in a shifting compliance landscape.
The average cost of a data breach for organizations with high compliance failures is USD 5.57 million.¹
The average cost of a data breach for organizations with low compliance failures is USD 3.31 million.2
Good compliance reduces the average cost of data breaches by an average of USD 226,000.3
Some regulations require notification within days after discovering a data privacy breach. Security teams can integrate privacy reporting tasks into their incident response process to better collaborate with legal teams to meet regulatory requirements with IBM Security® SOAR. SOAR, fully integrated with QRadar, includes an incident response solution that supports more than 180 privacy reporting regulations worldwide.
QRadar SIEM adheres to rigorous security, availability and privacy frameworks. It also complies with a range of industry-standard certifications and governance, including:
Implement retention and detection policies for greater compliance with additional compliance extensions. These cover the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), HIPAA, ISO 27001, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and more. IBM updates these content extensions to help you stay up to date with the latest requirements.
The compliance content extension provides near-real-time rules for log data to implement general compliance and policy controls. It also delivers daily, weekly and monthly reporting on authentication activities, attack and target summaries, top malware activities, DoS activities, exploit activities and more.
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) content pack simplifies IBM custom properties as placeholders that are meant to be replaced by specific log sources properties. You can download other content extensions that include custom properties with these names or you can create your own.
The HIPAA content extension provides rules and reports content to implement Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) controls. The content extension contains daily and weekly reporting on the remote access activity, top targets, top malware activity, top spam activity, traffic summaries and account management. The QRadar HIPAA Content Extension can be used to complement the QRadar Compliance Content Extension.
Mohawk College uses QRadar Data Store to provide centralized log management, which boosts Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance for the college.
To better detect potential data threats and facilitate compliance with rigid industry mandates, Unibank Commercial Bank Open Joint-Stock Co. needed to enhance its existing security systems. The bank deployed IBM QRadar SIEM software to facilitate compliance.
Pakistan’s Askari Bank turns to the IBM QRadar platform to build a new security operations center.
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