What You Should Know When Choosing a FIM Solution

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Agent vs. Agentless File Integrity Monitoring

A lot of organizations selecting a file integrity monitoring (FIM) solution believe that agentless monitoring solutions cost less and require less computing resources than agent-based monitoring.

They also believe that agents might negatively impact mission-critical systems.

But if costs between solutions were roughly the same—and agents actually had no impact on critical systems—what benefits might an organization sacrifice by going the agentless route?

And what other considerations should an organization make when choosing a FIM solution?

Before selecting a FIM solution, organizations must understand the technical differences between agentless and agent-based FIM.

It’s actually these differences that deliver the benefits organizations want from their FIM solution while minimizing the issues...

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