Microsoft Sentinel is the Best Tool for Security Information and Event Management as per the Gartner Report

Exciting News for you! According to the Gartner Report, Microsoft Sentinel is the Best Security Information and Event Management Tool. Recently, Microsoft was selected as the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) leader. In this case, Microsoft is conducting an overall study of ongoing investments in Microsoft Sentinel.

Microsoft Sentinel is one of the best security tools. It operates in the cloud and is mainly designed to protect organizations. Sentinel allows a unified experience by integrating SIEM, XDR, and Microsoft Copilot for Security, and it also allows the best security operations.

What can we expect from Microsoft Sentinel? It protects our digital security and offers many threat defence solutions through AI. It works smoothly on different clouds and platforms. The main impact of this is that it will find and resolve all cyber threats.

With the Sentinel, we can expect the best security operations, and it works in multiple clouds and platforms. Customers will also see up to 234% return on investment over 3 years. It will also reduce the cost compared with the old system. In this blog post, we can walk through the Gartner Report and discuss some important topics.

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Microsoft Sentinel is the Best Tool for Security Information and Event Management as per the Gartner Report - Fig.1
Microsoft Sentinel is the Best Tool for Security Information and Event Management as per the Gartner Report – Fig.1

Why Transforming Security Operations are Changing?

Microsoft Sentinel is the Best Tool for Security Information and Event Management as per the Gartner Report 1

Nowadays, many customers suggest Microsoft Sentinel, and they trust it as a security protector for their organizations. Currently, many innovations are being developed for better security in several areas. Security is the biggest key factor in organizations success.

1. It ensures a unified platform for security operations through the integration of Microsoft Sentinel and Microsoft Defender XDR
2. It offers the solution pre-built content and solution packages for effective protection across clouds and platforms.
3. The SEIM migration tool is designed for security, and it simplifies and accelerates migration from automated assistance
4. Copilot For security empower security in SOC with the capabilities of AI
5. Enhance incident Experiance through the incident page. It offers more efficient triage and investigations.

Microsoft Sentinel is the Best Tool for Security Information and Event Management, as per the Gartner Report

The Garner report details SIEMs and security systems that analyze event data from on-premises and cloud environments to detect threats. This security system must have certain capabilities.

NumbersCapabilities of SIEM
1It will store all the data from infrastructure and security-relevant data from assets if it is a cloud or on-premises environment

2
It allows the end users to self-develop to modify and maintain threat protects
3It allows SIEM vendor content and allows client-created content in areas like analytics, data normalization, collection, and enrichment.
4It supports incidence response activities
5Generate reports for business needs
Microsoft Sentinel is the Best Tool for Security Information and Event Management as per the Gartner Report – Table.1

Magic Quadrant

Garner introduces a graphical representation called the Magic Quadrant to compare and evaluate the vendors in a specific market. In this graphical representation, go through Devo, Elastic, Exabeam, Fortinet, Google, Gurucul, Huawei, IBM, Logpoint, LogRhythm, Logz.io, ManageEngine, Microsoft, NetWitness, Odyssey, OpenText, QAX, Rapid7, Securonix, Splunk, Sumo Logic, Venustech.

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  • Vendors are positioned in one of four quadrants: Leaders, Challengers, Visionaries, or Niche Players. In the below table, learn about Vendor Strengths
LeadersChallengersVisionariesNiche Players
MicrosoftRapid7Logz.ioLogRhythm
Splunk Sumo LogicOdysseyGoogle
IBMFortinetLongpointDevo
SecuronixLogRhythmElastic
ExabeamHuaweiOpen Text
GuruculVenustech
GoogleManageEngine
QAX
NetWitness
Microsoft Sentinel is the Best Tool for Security Information and Event Management, as per the Gartner Report – Table.2
Microsoft Sentinel is the Best Tool for Security Information and Event Management as per the Gartner Report - Fig.2 Creds to MS
Microsoft Sentinel is the Best Tool for Security Information and Event Management as per the Gartner Report – Fig.2 Creds to MS

According to the Gartner report above the table and image, Microsoft is selected as a leader in this Magic Quadrant. Microsoft’s SIEM solution is Microsoft Sentinel, which exclusively delivers SaaS offerings via Microsoft Azure cloud service.

Pricing is very important for Microsoft Sentinel depending on the amount of data analyzed and the subscription level with Microsoft 365 such as E5, A5, F5, or G products.

  • Data storage costs depend on storing data in the Azure monitor log analytics workspace based on how long you are keeping period of the data and based on the volume of data
  • There are 2 types of pricing committed tiers and pay-as-you-go models
  • Microsoft Sentinel is always for large and small organizations with customers in North America, EMEA, APAC, and Latin America.
  • Microsoft Copilot is integrated with Sentinel and other tools. They always provide incident reports
Strengths of Microsoft Sentinel Info
Highly integrated ecosystemSentinel integration with Microsoft security offering CASB, identity, endpoint, network, operational technology (OT) security, and UEBA and SOAR tools.
Customizable SolutionThe customers can build and customize Machine language threat detection models using native integration with Azure Synapse (a paid add-on) and out-of-the-box (OOTB) templates
MITRE ATT&CK Sentinel provides MITRE ATT&CK coverage to all the Microsoft security tools to analyse threats and attacks all the time
Microsoft Sentinel is the Best Tool for Security Information and Event Management, as per the Gartner Report – Table.3
Microsoft Sentinel is the Best Tool for Security Information and Event Management as per the Gartner Report - Fig.3 Creds to MS
Microsoft Sentinel is the Best Tool for Security Information and Event Management as per the Gartner Report – Fig.3 Creds to MS

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