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This page offers an overview of Panther, its use-cases, and powerful capabilities designed to address a wide range of cloud security challenges and combat current and emerging threats.

What is Panther

Panther is a powerful, open-source, cloud-native SIEM designed to be:

  • Scalable: Built on serverless technologies for cost and operational efficiency at scale

  • Fast: Near real-time rules analysis, alerting, and remediation

  • Flexible: Python-based detections and alerting support for PagerDuty, Slack, MS Teams, and more

  • Integrated: Reduce the amount of tools needed to run your security team

  • Automated: Stop threat hunting manually and quickly deploy with infrastructure as code

  • Secure: Least-privilege and encrypted infrastructure that you control

Panther's use-cases include:

  • Log Analysis: Centralize and analyze log data with Rules for threats and suspicious activity

  • Incident Response: Perform historical queries with SQL over long-term data for analytics, log correlation, and forensics

  • Cloud Security: Detect misconfigured cloud infrastructure and enforce best practices

  • Auto Remediation: Automatically correct non-compliance infrastructure

The following diagram offers a high-level overview of Panther's architecture:

High-Level Architecture

Log Analysis

Panther offers an intuitive way to detect suspicious activity by using Rules.

Each Rule evaluates to a given log type and contains metadata to help analysts understand its purpose and how to respond.

Rule Settings

Python code can be written and tested in the browser to analyze logs:

Rule Function Body

Cloud Security

Panther also offers a feature to detect misconfigured AWS resources.

Each entity within an AWS account is defined as a Resource. Each Resource has a set of attributes that can be referenced in a Policy. The following screenshot shows how Panther lets you monitor all your Resources, Attributes, and Policies from a single pane of glass:

Resource Details

You can also easily search your Resources by using filters such as Type, Source, Status, or Name:

Resource Search

Getting Started

To get set up with Panther, continue with Quick Start on the next page.