CorreLog zDefender® will deliver real-time security event messages from RACF®, CA ACF2™, Top Secret®, Db2, and other IBM® z/OS® sub-systems into BMC clients’ existing Security Information and Event Management or SIEM systems and IT SOCs.
Naples, FL, August 14, 2018 – CorreLog, Inc., the leader in multi-platform IT security event log management, today announced a strategic alliance with BMC Software Inc., a global leader in innovative software solutions with more than 10,000 customers worldwide that helps transform Forbes® Global 100 businesses into digital enterprises. The partnership allows BMC customers to receive z/OS event messages in real-time about the health of their security compliance from facilities such as RACF, CA ACF2, CA Top Secret, TCP/IP, Db2, and others into their SIEM and Security Operations Center or SOC systems. Utilizing certified and field SIEM integrations built into zDefender®, BMC clients will have a 360-degree view into their mainframe security compliance with a complete picture of privileged user activity, including all successful logins, session keyboard commands, specific data viewed and accessed, and more, all within existing InfoSec systems.
“We are thrilled that BMC has decided to bring the benefits of zDefender® to its great customer base,” said George Faucher, CorreLog president and founder. “Going back to our initial discussions with BMC, our collective goal has been to provide up-to-the-second visibility into all activity on the mainframe related to data security and compliance, and this partnership will deliver that to BMC’s customer ecosystem right away.”
Real-time mainframe event data is rarely factored into IT security policies and processes for most Fortune Global 100 enterprises, the companies holding the largest cache of personally identifiable information (PII) and corporate/Government intellectual property. A common scenario is z/OS event data sent to the SIEM or IT SOC through FTP (or other connector) in batch reports nightly or several times a week. This strategy is not sufficient for the real-time monitoring and remediation required to stop the exfiltration of mainframe data once a breach is discovered. This was the genesis of CorreLog building zDefender®; to provide these distributed SIEM systems an easy-to-install, easy-to-use mainframe security product with real-time visualization of mainframe events through a standard web browser or other existing distributed system such as a SIEM or SOC.
“We’re pleased to be partnering with CorreLog and opening our customers’ SIEM systems and SOCs to a wealth of additional mainframe events that helps secure their data,” said David Hilbe, BMC area vice
president, research & development. “We also are glad we found a partner with existing integrations to all the major SIEMs; this will be instrumental in rolling out this technology to our customers fast and with efficiency.”
CorreLog zDefender® for z/OS
CorreLog has designed software agent-based solutions to collect and forward z/OS events to organizations’ existing distributed SIEMs or SOCs for real-time security visibility, including audit trails for compliance with PCI DSS, FISMA, the GDPR, HIPAA, IRS Pub. 1075, GLBA, SOX, ISO 27001, and other data security standards. These solutions monitor z/OS events in real time with little impact to systems resources, and roll-up z/OS security events and audit trails into a single view within an IT SOC.
For more information about CorreLog’s agent-based mainframe security solutions, visit its Mainframe SIEM Solutions overview page here.
BMC helps customers run and reinvent their businesses with open, scalable, and modular solutions to complex IT problems. Bringing both unmatched experience in optimization and limitless passion for innovation to technologies from mainframe to mobile to cloud and beyond, BMC helps more than 10,000 customers worldwide reinvent, grow, and build for the future success of their enterprises, including 92 of the Forbes Global 100.
Since 2007, CorreLog, Inc. has been committed to delivering software solutions for Security and Compliance auditing professionals who need more advanced network/system security and improved adherence to PCI DSS, HIPAA, SOX, FISMA, GDPR, ISO 27001, IRS Pub. 1075, NERC and other industry standards for protecting data. Our solutions are designed to be complementary to clients’ existing IT investments.
CorreLog specializes in providing the most comprehensive Security & Compliance software at the industry’s lowest Total Cost of Ownership. Our solutions help secure data across both mainframe and distributed operating systems, and provide alerts with notifications in real-time to security and network operations resources. CorreLog has worked with companies across Fortune 500 to SMB class who all benefit from our ease of installation and highly interoperable approach to building software that is simple to use and master out of the box. Our customers are up and running with monitoring and alerts within just a few hours, versus weeks or even months with competing enterprise vendor solutions. Our software agent monitoring technology spans from Windows, Linux, UNIX, Mac, SAP, and databases all the way up to the largest mainframes with running IBM® z/OS®, Linux on z Systems, IBM® Db2, IBM® IMS™, and IBM® z/VM.
CorreLog has installed software and framework components used successfully by hundreds of commercial and government organizations worldwide. Our core solutions provide visibility on
privileged-user activity, data integrity, FIM and application activity that may hold evidence of cyber threat, and in real time, we notify security personnel with alerts in accordance with compliance standards. For more information on CorreLog, please visit CorreLog.com.
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