Type80 Announces New Release of SIEM Agent for z/OS Mainframe Systems, SMA_RT Release 3.3

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SMA_RT Release 3.3 seamlessly transports security log and audit information from the IBM z/OS mainframe, in Real-Time, to any SIM, SIEM or Log Consolidation software running in a distributed environment

Type80 Security Software, Inc., the industry leader of real-time intrusion detection and response software for the IBM mainframe, today announced the immediate availability of Type80 SMA_RT Release 3.3, a real-time security event monitoring solution for the IBM z/OS operating system. Despite years of predictions that the mainframe would die, "Big Iron" remains one of the most critical components of many Federal Agency and Global 1,000 IT infrastructures. Type80 SMA_RT helps centralize security event monitoring, bridging the gap between mainframe and network security products.

Type80’s SMA_RT, uses intelligent data mining from multiple z/OS system sources to provide increased mainframe security. “SMA_RT Release 3.3 seamlessly transports security log and audit information from the IBM z/OS mainframe, in Real-Time, to any SIM, SIEM or Log Consolidation software running in a distributed environment” said Jerry Harding, Managing Director of Type80.

New features of SMA_RT 3.3 include:

  •     The ability to write event data and store it on the z/OS mainframe itself in addition to, or in place of sending it to the SIEM or log consolidation software product residing on the network
  •     Expanding the statistical summary reporting on storage usage and records processed
  •     Allowing for event reporting on predefined security groups in addition to individual users
  •     Capturing events based on security authorities including Special privileges, Operations privileges, Auditor privileges, Trusted ID’s and Others

About Type80
Type80 Security Software is an IBM Business Partner in software development and was founded by experts in the areas of mainframe z/OS Systems Programming and Information Security. The company draws from a diverse background, from providing cybersecurity training to NATO counter intelligence, conducting enterprise-wide security assessments for companies maintaining the nation's critical infrastructure, and developing high-level mainframe applications for major financial institutions.

Our primary software product is called SMA_RT (Security Monitor Alerts in Real-Time). Our SMA_RT software development began in 1998, the product availability was announced in 2002, and awarded a US Patent in 2007, making it the first Real-Time mainframe intrusion detection, z/OS SIEM agent and log event processing software of its kind.

SMA_RT has been deployed across four continents with commercial customers in the Financial, Banking, Payment Card Processing, Automobile Importers, Retail Sales, International Hotel/Travel, Corporate Management, HealthCare, Insurance, Educational, Telecommunications and Home Security industries.

Visit our website at http://www.type80.com and contact us or one of our preferred reseller partners for additional information

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Type80 Security Software                 
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877-320-0477 (Toll-free)
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