Perch newbie


If you’re completely new to Perch, here’s the low-down: Perch is a co-managed threat detection and response platform with SIEM, backed by an in-house, 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC). Perch is flexible, scaling for any size business and customizable to fit your specific needs and use case.

What to expect

We’ve got your cheat sheet for all things Perch. After following this guide, you’ll have the knowledge you need to deploy Perch and take flight on your own.

You’ll get support for the products in your arsenal, learn about ongoing Perch support so you can get the most value, and more. We’ll even show you ways you can get involved and help shape the Perch product.

Don’t worry about feeling overwhelmed – this guide is here to walk you through it. Stick to the script and you’ll become teacher’s pet!

What's next?

Your next step depends on what Perch is monitoring for you. Most likely, Perch is monitoring both your network and logs (via SIEM). If you’re using a physical sensor for network monitoring alone, you’ve chosen to monitor only logs, or do both, go straight to the guide(s) you need.


If you’re unsure of where Perch is monitoring for threats (your network, logs, or both), please reach out to your account manager. Don’t know who your account manager is? Contact