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Simplify your path to FERPA compliance with EventLog Analyzer

Protect educational records and PII from unauthorized access


EventLog Analyzer, our log analysis and management software, helps simplify FERPA compliance with its focus on the protection of educational records. It streamlines tracking and auditing access to student records, making educational record management less cumbersome. Using predefined correlation rules, EventLog Analyzer identifies threats and ensures data privacy with compliance-ready templates. Its reports are tailor-made for this purpose, supporting your institution's commitment to student data privacy.

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5 reasons

to choose EventLog Analyzer for FERPA compliance management

  • 1. Unified log management
  • 2. Detailed audits and customizable reports
  • 3. An advanced correlation system
  • 4. Automated incident management
  • 5. Augmented threat intelligence

Unified log management

Protect students' educational records by efficiently auditing database and web server activities with EventLog Analyzer. It supports over 750 log sources, including Microsoft SQL Server databases, MySQL databases, Oracle databases, Apache web servers, and IIS web servers.

Detailed audits and customizable reports

Audit changes made to sensitive files and folders with real-time, in-depth, graphical reports and intuitive dashboards. Customize compliance reports for internal audits, analyze logs comprehensively, and get real-time alerts when suspicious events are detected.

An advanced correlation system

With over 30 predefined correlation rules, EventLog Analyzer's correlation engine identifies suspicious attack patterns in your network and notifies you immediately. With EventLog Analyzer's correlation reports, detect prominent threats, including brute-force, database, and web server attacks (such as malicious URL requests, SQL injection attempts, and DDoS).

Automated incident management

With EventLog Analyzer's incident response workflows , perform quick, responsive actions, like disabling compromised accounts or terminating processes, when a suspicious event is detected.

Augmented threat intelligence

By utilizing the latest threat information obtained from open-source and commercial threat feeds, EventLog Analyzer detects and mitigates malicious IP sources and URLs.

How does EventLog Analyzer meet
FERPA requirements?

FERPA requirement What is it? Predefined reports in EventLog Analyzer
Section 99.31 (a)(1)(ii) Ensure compliance by using reasonable methods in educational record management, like monitoring and limiting access to only those with legitimate interests, for student data privacy and personal data protection
  • Removable device auditing
  • FTP server reports
  • Microsoft SQL Server changes
  • Db2 changes
  • Oracle changes
  • SQL Server reports
  • Printer reports
  • MySQL reports
  • Apache web server reports
  • IIS web server attacks/errors
  • PostgreSQL changes
  • File changes
  • Storage activity reports
  • Database reports
  • Symantec reports

Built-in support for IT compliances

ISO 27001:2013  FERPA  FISMA  SOX  HIPAA  GLBA  CCPA  NERC CIP  GDPR  ISLP  Cyber Essentials  GPG 13  PDPA 

Frequently asked questions

What is FERPA compliance?

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 aims to preserve the privacy of student educational records. According to the United States Department of Education, this federal law applies to all schools receiving funds under the department's applicable program. With ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer, you can ensure the security of students' educational records and meet FERPA's compliance requirements.

Who is responsible for FERPA compliance?

This federal law, known as FERPA, is essential for all educational institutions managing educational record systems that contain sensitive student data. Any institution receiving funding from specific US Department of Education programs must adhere to it, ensuring student data privacy and personal data protection. Compliance software is often used for efficient record and data privacy monitoring as well as accurate compliance reporting.

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EventLog Analyzer Trusted By

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Customer Speaks

  • Credit Union of Denver has been using EventLog Analyzer for more than four years for our internal user activity monitoring. EventLog Analyzer provides great value as a network forensic tool and for regulatory due diligence. This product can rapidly be scaled to meet our dynamic business needs.
    Benjamin Shumaker
    Vice President of IT / ISO
    Credit Union of Denver
  • The best thing, I like about the application, is the well structured GUI and the automated reports. This is a great help for network engineers to monitor all the devices in a single dashboard. The canned reports are a clever piece of work.
    Joseph Graziano, MCSE CCA VCP
    Senior Network Engineer
  • EventLog Analyzer has been a good event log reporting and alerting solution for our information technology needs. It minimizes the amount of time we spent on filtering through event logs and provides almost near real-time notification of administratively defined alerts.
    Joseph E. Veretto
    Operations Review Specialist
    Office of Information System
    Florida Department of Transportation
  • Windows Event logs and device Syslogs are a real time synopsis of what is happening on a computer or network. EventLog Analyzer is an economical, functional and easy-to-utilize tool that allows me to know what is going on in the network by pushing alerts and reports, both in real time and scheduled. It is a premium software Intrusion Detection System application.
    Jim Lloyd
    Information Systems Manager
    First Mountain Bank

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