Datadog Announces Security Monitoring
Modern security teams work closely with developers and operations as they build new products, to help them protect against threats in cloud-native environments. At the same time, security teams increasingly require the same visibility that developers and operations do. To address these challenges, Datadog’s Security Monitoring product processes monitoring data from the infrastructure, the network, applications, and security devices to surface potential threats. With threat detection rules directly operating in real-time on ingested streams, Datadog’s Security Monitoring maximizes coverage without any of the traditionally associated performance or cost concerns.
“Our customers are moving into a world in which security must become a shared responsibility across engineering teams to address the increased complexity and scale of their environments,” said Marc Tremsal, Director of Product Management at
Datadog Security Monitoring provides powerful threat detection with the following capabilities:
Unique Security Insights: Observability data, including infrastructure metrics, traces, and logs from Datadog’s 350+ existing integrations, and security-related integrations including AWS GuardDuty, AWS CloudTrail,
Okta, Google Suite, and others -- combined in one platform to provide high fidelity security signals.
Out-of-the-Box and Editable Threat Detection Rules: Rules curated by
Datadogto detect widespread attacker techniques, so users can get started in minutes, without professional services. Users can also write and fine-tune their own rules without learning a proprietary query language.
- Real-Time Detection “Without Limits”: Rules are applied in real-time, as logs and events are ingested, with no prerequisite to index them.
Collaborative Investigations with Existing Tools: Email, Slack,
PagerDuty, JIRA, ServiceNow, etc. Reach developers and security users where they already work.
“Our developers and operations already rely on
Security Monitoring will be demonstrated at Datadog’s booth in The Venetian, #2814, at AWS re:Invent in
This press release includes certain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of federal securities laws, including statements concerning the potential advantages and capabilities of our Security Monitoring product. These forward-looking statements reflect our current views about our plans, intentions, expectations, strategies and prospects, which are based on the information currently available to us and on assumptions we have made. Actual results may differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements and are subject to a variety of assumptions, uncertainties, risks and factors that are beyond our control, including: risk of interruptions or performance problems associated with our products and platform capabilities; our ability to adapt and respond to rapidly changing technology or customer needs; the competitive markets in which we participate; general market, political, economic, and business conditions; and those risks detailed under the caption "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in our