The Vanta integration with Datadog automatically collects user access information and cloud infrastructure monitoring evidence. If you are using Datadog instead of or along with your cloud provider to monitor your cloud infrastructure, we will automatically collect all the evidence required for different compliance and security frameworks; no manual uploads are required!
With the Datadog integration:
Admins can see who has access to Datadog on the Access page in Vanta and satisfy controls around access management. Also, Vanta will remind you to remove access when an employee leaves your company.
Auditors can verify evidence for infrastructure monitors that you may have created in Datadog to satisfy controls around infrastructure monitoring.
Connecting Vanta & Datadog
From the left-hand navigation panel, select Integrations
Select the Available tab, and search for Datadog
A pop-up modal will appear prompting to enter the Application Key, API Key, and select a Region
Obtaining your DataDog Application Key and API Key
In Datadog, Navigate to Organization Settings
For the Application key, create an application key on the Application Keys Page(EU link here) in Datadog and input the key value in Vanta. The minimum scope of they key must include
For the API key, create an API key from the API Keys Page(EU link here) in Datadog and input the key value in Vanta:
For Region, choose between AP1, EU, US, US3, US5, or US1-FED. See these instructions to determine your region.