Visibility & Governance

Netwrix Auditor is a visibility and governance platform that enables control over changes, configurations and access in hybrid cloud IT environments to protect data regardless of its location. The platform provides security analytics to detect anomalies in user behavior and investigate threat patterns before a data breach occurs.



Detect Data Security Threats – On Premises and in the Cloud

  • Provides clear, actionable information about every change and data access attempt, without the noise associated with native auditing tools.
  • Is a truly integrated solution, in contrast to standalone change auditing tools from other vendors that are hard to integrate.
  • Operates in agentless mode so it never degrades performance or causes downtime.
  • Supports the broadest variety of audited systems – all from a single platform.
  • Easy to install and configure, with no professional services required.

Netwrix Auditor platform enables auditing of the broadest variety of IT systems and includes applications for Active Directory, Azure AD, Exchange, Office 365, Windows file servers, EMC storage devices, NetApp filer appliances, SharePoint, Oracle Database, SQL Server, VMware and Windows Server. Empowered with a RESTful API and user activity video recording, the platform delivers visibility and control across all of your on-premises or cloud-based IT systems in a unified way.

Netwrix Auditor Benefits

1. Detect Data Security Threats – On Premises and in the Cloud.
Netwrix Auditor bridges the visibility gap by delivering security analytics about critical changes, state of configurations and data access in hybrid cloud IT environments and enables investigation of suspicious user behavior. The platform also provides alerts about patterns that violate corporate security policies and indicate a possible insider threat.

  • Detect insider threats; detect insider threats by auditing changes to user data, system configurations, permissions, group memberships and file access attempts.
  • Investigate security incidents; investigate security incidents and prevent breaches through analysis of changes to security settings, secured content and access to critical resources of the organization.
  • Overcome limitations of native auditing; overcome limitations of native change and configuration auditing by filling gaps and reducing signal-to-noise ratio in audit data with AuditAssurance™ technology.

2. Pass Compliance Audits with Less Effort and Expense.
Netwrix Auditor provides the evidence required to prove that your organization’s IT security program adheres to PCI DSS, HIPAA, HITECH, SOX, GLBA, FISMA/NIST800-53, COBIT, FERPA, NERC CIP, ISO/IEC 27001 and other standards. It also ensures easy access to compliance reports for more than 10 years.

  • Implement and validate internal controls; implement and validate internal controls from a variety of regulatory compliance standards.
  • Get easy access to reports; get access to repots required for passing PCI DSS, HIPAA, SOX, GLBA, FISMA/NIST800-53, COBIT, FERPA, NERC CIP, ISO/IEC 27001 and other regulatory audits.
  • Keep a complete audit trail archived; keep your audit trail archived for more than 10 years for later review and periodic checks by the auditors.

3. Increase the Productivity of Security and Operations Teams.
With Netwrix Auditor, there’s no need to crawl through weeks of log data to answer questions about who changed what, when and where a change was made, or who has access to what. The platform delivers actionable audit data to anyone in your organization who needs it.

  • Automate reporting tasks; automate time-consuming manual tasks associated with generating and delivering reports on what’s happening in your environment and who has permissions to what.
  • Minimize system downtimes and service outages; minimize system downtimes and service outages by troubleshooting of issues caused by human error or incorrect changes to system configurations.
  • Unify auditing across the entire IT infrastructure; keep your audit trail archived for more than 10 years for later review and periodic checks by the auditors.

Address the IT auditing challenges of your department and your business with Netwrix Auditor

1. IT Administrator
Generate and deliver audit and compliance reports faster; stop spending time on manual scripting and consolidation of audit data whenever you need reports about who's making changes to IT systems or who has permissions to what.

2. IT Security Administrator
Investigate suspicious user activity before the data breach occurs; enable security audit and keep yourself notified on the critical changes in the IT environment. Whenever you see an action that violates your security policy, remain assured that you can investigate why it happened and prevent similar incidents from occurring.

3. IT Manager
Take back control over your IT infrastructure and eliminate stress of your next compliance audit; see how often changes are made, which users are making changes, which systems are affected, who has access to what and more. Address compliance auditors' questions faster and involving less resources of your staff.

4. IT Director, CIO/CISO
Mitigate security risks and minimize compliance costs; protect your organization from attackers who managed to bypass your perimeter security (firewalls, anti-viruses, etc.) and avoid fines for non-compliance with regulatory standards.

What’s new in Netwrix Auditor X?

  • Reduce the time to detect and investigate incidents involving sensitive data. Security teams can quickly detect and respond to activity that threatens sensitive content, thanks to more granular security intelligence.
  • Enjoy a personalized security experience. The customizable home screen gives users instant access to the information most relevant to them, such their current risks and favorite reports, so they can swiftly make informed decisions to strengthen their security posture.
  • Gain control over Azure AD users and their roles. With the detailed information about Azure AD users and roles in Netwrix Auditor X, IT teams can further mitigate the risk of security incidents and prove to auditors that they are following compliance requirements and industry best practices for their cloud users.
  • Identify and eliminate security gaps in SharePoint Online. New detailed reports make it easy to spot security risks in SharePoint Online, such as documents that have been shared with external users or that can be accessed by everyone in the organization.
  • Know who’s reading sensitive data in SQL Server. Organizations can hold privileged users accountable for improper actions in SQL Server, such as reading information they are not supposed to. As a result, security teams can deter behavior that could lead to data leakage, speed security investigations, and prove to auditors that only authorized users are viewing the confidential content stored in SQL Server.

Built for IT environment of all sizes, Netwrix Auditor architecture supports the growth of your organization.

For more information, call our security consultants at +31 (0) 345 506 105 or send an email to