CorreLog, Inc. Announces Referral Partner Agreement with Townsend Security for Real-time Log Forwarding and Data Security Visibility for IBM i for Power Systems and z/OS

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CorreLog and Townsend Security mutual agreement allows for referrals across customer segments for their respective mainframe security solutions, SIEM Agent for IBM z/OS and Alliance LogAgent for IBM i.

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We’re excited to join forces with Townsend Security to increase the breadth of real-time event log management and visibility for security and compliance across all mainframe environments.

CorreLog, Inc., the leader in multi-platform IT security event log management, today announced a reseller partnership with Townsend Security, a leading authority in data privacy solutions, to provide log forwarding and event log correlation for security and compliance on IBM i systems via Townsend Security’s Alliance LogAgent. This agreement grants both CorreLog and Townsend Security authorized distributorship for their respective mainframe security solutions and combined access to a wider IBM i and z/OS customer pool.

Both CorreLog SIEM Agent for z/OS and Alliance LogAgent for IBM i (formerly for AS/400) convert mainframe event messages to distributed syslog format (RFC 3164), Common Event Format (CEF), and Log Event Extended Format (LEEF), and both solutions hold certified integration with IBM® QRadar Security® for real-time event correlation within distributed SIEM systems.

CorreLog’s SIEM Agent for z/OS is a mainframe security and compliance SIEM platform that intercepts RACF, ACF2, Top Secret, DB2, IMS, TCP/IP, IND$file and other user events for suspicious activity and converts them to syslog format for real-time event correlation in CorreLog's SIEM, or any other distributed enterprise SIEM solution. The SIEM Agent for z/OS holds certified integrations for IBM® QRadar Security®, HP ArcSight, RSA Security Analytics (EMC), Solutionary and McAfee ESM. Additionally, SIEM Agent has field integrations to Splunk, Dell SecureWorks, LogRhythm and other name-brand SIEM systems. SIEM Agent for z/OS provides audit trails for key industry compliance initiatives such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, IRS Pub. 1075, GLBA, FISMA, NERC and many other regulatory standards.

“Small- and medium-sized businesses carry the same weight of responsibility to monitor sensitive data on IBM i as the largest z/OS datacenters,” said George Faucher, president and CEO of CorreLog, Inc. “We’re excited to join forces with Townsend Security to increase the breadth of real-time event log management and visibility for security and compliance across all mainframe environments.”

Townsend Security’s Alliance LogAgent for IBM i (formerly AS/400) automatically collects and transmits system security events in a single repository for consolidation with events from all servers across a network environment. Alliance LogAgent identifies IBM-formatted log entries and converts them into syslog format (RFC 3164), Common Event Format (CEF), or Log Event Extended Format (LEEF), and sends them to CorreLog’s SIEM Correlation Server, or any other name-brand SIEM for real-time log collection, analysis, and alert management. Townsend Security's Alliance LogAgent for IBM QRadar is also certified for IBM® QRadar Security®.

“As attacks are becoming more sophisticated, log collection and monitoring is one of the top critical security controls that a business can take to detect and prevent a data breach,” said Patrick Townsend, Founder & CEO, Townsend Security. “Our partnership with CorreLog gives IBM users, whether on the IBM i or z/OS, the tools they need to capture, format, and send security-related events to their SIEM.”

About CorreLog:

CorreLog, Inc. is the leading independent software vendor (ISV) for cross-platform IT security log management and event log correlation. Our solutions provide the best-in-class, real-time event log management across both distributed (Windows/UNIX/Linux) and mainframe platforms (IBM z/OS). Event Log management from CorreLog’s premier security solutions are ready-format for any name brand enterprise SIEM (Security Information & Event Management) correlation servers, as well as CorreLog’s own SIEM Correlation Server.

CorreLog SIEM Agent for z/OS, CorreLog’s flagship product, is the first real-time z/OS event monitoring solution available to CISOs with mainframe security and compliance needs. It resides in single or multiple mainframe LPARs consuming minimal resource, converting mainframe security events such as RACF, ACF2, Top Secret, and DB2 accesses into syslog events compatible with distributed enterprise SIEM systems. In addition, CorreLog’s SIEM Agent has been designed to comply with standards set forth by PCI DSS, HIPAA, IRS Pub. 1075, SOX, GLBA, FISMA, NERC, and many other regulatory standards. CorreLog markets its solutions through both direct and indirect partner channels. For more information on CorreLog products, please visit us at http://www.correlog.com.

About Townsend Security:

Townsend Security creates data privacy solutions that help organizations meet evolving compliance requirements and mitigate the risk of data breaches and cyber-attacks. Over 3,000 companies worldwide trust Townsend Security’s NIST and FIPS 140-2 certified solutions to meet the encryption and key management requirements in PCI DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, FISMA, GLBA/FFIEC, SOX, and other regulatory compliance requirements. Learn more at http://www.townsendsecurity.com.

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Press Contacts:
Tony Perri, CorreLog Marketing & PR
Office: (239) 514-3331, xt. 406
tony.perri(at)correlog(dot)com
Luke Probasco, Townsend Marketing & PR
Office: (360) 359-4408
Luke.probasco(at)townsendsecurity(dot)com

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