With Google Access Transparency, administrators can view Google’s own services logs.
IT teams can use Access Transparency to monitor Google’s internal logs pertaining to their accounts.
This Google Cloud management tool works with more than 20 Google services, including Compute Engine, App Engine, Cloud Storage, Persistent Disk, Cloud Key Management Service, and Cloud Identity and Access Management.
On top of helping monitor any underlying maintenance, Access Transparency also helps admins with system audits.
They can incorporate Access Transparency logs into existing event management and security tools to make their systems audit-ready.
To address this need, Google added Access Transparency so customers can examine one small piece of the provider’s data center tools: its service logs.