Datadog Launches Audit Trail to Help Businesses Achieve Their Compliance and Governance Objectives
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Regulatory requirements such as FedRAMP, GDPR and HIPAA require businesses to audit their platform activity on an ongoing basis, which can become time consuming and resource intensive. Datadog Audit Trail provides a unified view to give customers full visibility into user and API actions across the platform, allowing teams to report and alert on changes and fulfill their audit and compliance demands quickly and easily.
As organizations continue to increase their investments in cloud migration, automation and CI/CD integrations, it becomes critical to monitor for and respond rapidly to any unintended access, configuration and billing changes in their setup. Audit events—such as changes to monitors, dashboards, or data retention and RBAC policies—are key to diagnosing and mitigating such incidents.
"With Datadog Audit Trail, we were able to quickly find and lock down suspicious activity across certain access keys, helping us ensure sensitive information remained protected across the stack and meet our compliance and security goals," said
"It can be a very manual and painful process to dig for the right information in event logs and troubleshoot when some critical
Datadog Audit Trail solves customer pain points by enabling organizations to:
- Retain all observability audit events to enable compliance: Enable organizational compliance by keeping all audit events for 90 days, with additional options for long-term archival.
- Respond to audit requests easily: Analyze trends and usage details with out-of-the-box dashboards and reporting capabilities.
- Monitor critical events: Stay alerted when critical observability configuration changes are made or unusual access activity is detected.
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