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About Wazuh

Wazuh was founded in 2015 by Santiago Bassett as a fork of OSSEC.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, Wazuh has a global presence with a 100+ team distributed across the United States, Spain, and Argentina.

There are 1.5 million Wazuh installations every month. Over 200k enterprises use Wazuh, and our project currently has over 2.5 million lines of code.

Wazuh is a security platform that provides unified XDR and SIEM protection for endpoints and cloud workloads. It is a comprehensive open source security platform used for threat detection, integrity monitoring, incident response, and regulatory compliance.
As an open source project, Wazuh has one of the fastest-growing security communities in the world.


Yes. Wazuh helps organizations in their efforts to meet numerous compliance and certification requirements. Wazuh supports the following standards:

  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • NIST Special Publication 800-53 (NIST 800-53)
  • Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG13)
  • Trust Services Criteria (TSC SOC2)
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Yes. The extensive Wazuh capabilities and integrated platform allow users to replace most of their existing security products and integrate all the Wazuh features into one platform to get the most out of our solution. Wazuh provides capabilities such as:

  • Security analytics
  • Intrusion detection
  • Log data analysis
  • File integrity monitoring
  • Vulnerability detection
  • Configuration assessment
  • Incident response
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Cloud security
  • Containers security

To learn more about Wazuh capabilities, check the Wazuh documentation.

Yes. Wazuh provides a security solution capable of monitoring your infrastructure, detecting all types of threats, intrusion attempts, system anomalies, poorly configured applications, and unauthorized user actions. It also provides a framework for incident response and regulatory compliance. With cyber threats becoming more sophisticated every day, users need real-time monitoring and security analysis for fast detection and response.


Wazuh can be deployed on-premises, in hybrid, and also in cloud environments.

Yes. Wazuh supports all major operating systems, including Linux, macOS, Windows, Solaris, AIX, and HP-UX. To learn more about Wazuh agent support, check the Wazuh documentation.

Absolutely not. In just a few minutes, you will have the Wazuh manager and agent running on your systems. If you want to use Wazuh on-premises, visit the Wazuh installation page. If you prefer the Wazuh Cloud solution, you need to access our new Cloud Console, and in a few minutes, you will have your new environment.

Wazuh sales

Yes. Whether you are a Reseller or an MSSP, you can expand your portfolio by offering Wazuh to your customers. Our partner program includes technical support, access to our team of solutions architects, and special discounts on our professional services.
We currently offer three different partnership plans and you can choose the one that best suits your business.
Visit our partnerships page to learn more.

Yes, we offer different courses to help you get the most out of Wazuh. These courses are specially designed for those responsible for implementing, configuring, and operating the Wazuh security platform. Check our training courses section if you want to see all our courses, dates, prices, and availability.

Yes. We have the best team consisting of solution architects, engineers, and developers ready to help you with all your technical needs. We supply a full range of services to help you achieve your IT security goals and meet your business needs.
If you are looking for business support, check out our professional services page.
If you have a question about Wazuh, you can join our community through Slack and/or our mailing group, where our team and contributors will help you.

Yes. Wazuh is a free and open-source platform with thousands of users around the world.
We also supply a full range of services to help you achieve your IT security goals and meet your business needs, including annual support, professional hours, training courses, and our endpoint security monitoring solution delivered as a service (SaaS).
If you want to know more, check our professional services page.

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