Kustodian – SIEMonster Press Release

Kustodian Announces the Launch of SIEMonster V2
Global Security Company to now offer two new solutions: SIEMonster Community and Premium Editions, available November 1st


Oct. 31, 2016 – SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Kustodian, a global security company that specializes in Security Operations Center (SOC) open source architecture, announces the launch of SIEMonster V2. SIEMonster is now available as a free Community edition and Premium corporate edition that can be run on a Virtual Machine, bare-metal, Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure. The product is available from November 1st.

“The cost of security-monitoring tools often puts them out of the reach of small and resource-challenged companies – but cost has been no obstacle for steel giant BlueScope’s CSO, who has overseen implementation of an open-source alternative that’s providing global, real-time security monitoring while saving hundreds of thousands of dollars in the process,” said CSO magazine.

SIEMonster is a low-cost turnkey, open source, Enterprise Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system built on scalable, open source components, fully documented and developed for small or large companies who want to detect and monitor security threats to their organization. SIEMonster provides a like for like product with that of other commercial products at a fraction of the cost.

SIEMonster truly is the SIEM for everyone providing

  • Free Community Edition with training videos and Open Source Threat Intelligence
  • Premium Edition RRP $4,999 USD annual subscription
  • Support package options for Enterprise customers

A Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) multi-tenancy edition is also available for MSSP’s wanting SIEM as a Service and SOC services.



SIEMonster Inc is a startup in San Francisco made up of seasoned security experts providing low-cost Cyber Security monitoring tools to protect companies from the ever-growing cyber threats. The CEO and founder, Chris Rock has been an active participant in the Information Security field for 20 years and has presented at DEFCON in 2015, 2016 and Blackhat Arsenal 2016.



Kustodian has extensive experience in commercial SIEM offerings like Splunk ES, AlienVault and ArcSight and welcomed the challenge to build something with only open source, software. Kustodian successfully developed and deployed SIEMonster into a global enterprise in 2015. With that success, other enterprise companies requested SIEMonster for their organizations. Using open source, companies can modify the code to suit their business are not tied to a specific vendor and no longer need to pay license fees.


For more information, contact:

Chris Rock

SIEMonster Inc

+1 415 365 9635

[email protected]