Type80 Announces Validation of their Mainframe SIEM Agent Products Using z/OS V2.2

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Type80’s Release 3.3 software products are certified to run on z/OS V2.2 mainframe operating systems.

Type80 Security Software, Inc., the industry leader of real-time intrusion detection and response software for the IBM mainframe, announced today they have successfully completed validating their products for use with z/OS V2.2, the latest version of IBM’s zSeries operating system.

IBM's z/OS V2.2 is a world class operating system capable of supporting thousands of workloads concurrently. Keeping track of security-related events and reporting them at the enterprise-level, in such an environment, is a difficult task and the surrounding requirements can be monumental.

Type80’s software helps centralize security event monitoring and bridges the gap between mainframe and network security products. It seamlessly sends condensed 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.

“For industries like finance, healthcare, retail, telecommunications and others, reporting mainframe security issues to the enterprise in real-time is a necessity. In practice, it can be very complex, but it is simply what we do,” said Jerry Harding, Managing Director of Type80.

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.

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