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The user-friendly dashboard is highly flexible and easy to navigate. You can configure different views for each user, providing a real-time view of the data giving you a clear picture of your network security. The myriad options available for viewing and drilling down into the dashboard information may be overwhelming at first, and it will take a while to be comfortable enough to get the most out of QRadar. However, its extensive help pages will guide you through the learning curve.
The reporting module provides a number of built-in reports for viewing security risks. Reports can be customized, delivered and exported.
Q1 Labs has delivered an innovative product to meet the demand for effective enterprise network security management. QRadar is a powerful package, and, after learning the ropes, is easy to use. With diligent use, it will help any enterprise rein in and analyze all of the data from point security devices on the network.
This was first published in May 2006