(PRWEB) March 20, 2013
CorreLog, the leader in software solutions for IT security event correlation and compliance, today announced version 5.2.0 of CorreLog Enterprise Server is generally available (GA). This is a significant release that includes reporting to monitor compliance, user interface enhancements for documentation and querying, plus increased database activity monitoring (DAM) on DB2 for IBM mainframes.
The enhancements for Enterprise Server 5.2.0 are as follows:
–A new advisory function is now standard in the product and provides overall system health information such as overload conditions, free disk space, etc
–A new thread capability that includes an analyze link allows users to search for devices, users, facilities and severity items via any time range. This enables users to drill down into each IT asset and have ad-hoc views of the relevant data.
–A new advanced parse function allows users to create an occurrence graph of any arbitrary field within a log message, providing more flexibility for correlating and analyzing messages.
–A new Saved Queries function allows the user to return to previously-run searches.
–Extended dashboard capabilities provide new layouts and several new UI options including gadgets for Device Message Rate, Analyze Thread and Custom Accounting. These additions provide quick links to improved data analysis and visualization.
–Set of out of box compliance and auditing reports, including user activity, intrusion detection, firewall warnings, and other standard and customized reports.
Additional to this major release of the Enterprise Server are enhancements to the CorreLog Agent for IBM z/OS, also version 5.2.0, and which includes dbDefender for DB2:
–dbDefender provides automated, real-time monitoring of DB2 activity to enable an organization to comply with PCI DSS and similar standards by centrally logging administrative access to DB2, invalid logical access attempts, reads and writes of critical tables for both static and dynamic SQL.
–The agent provides the ability to suppress z/OSs system logging of the additional monitored events, minimizing resource utilization.
–The agents dbDefender enables enterprises to monitor the integrity of system load, procedure or other critical libraries.
–The agents dbDefender for z/OS be bundled with CorreLog Enterprise Server or delivered as a separate solution.
We have come a long way over the past year in building 5.2.0, taking advice from industry thought leaders and customers and building what the market is looking for in this latest release, said George Faucher, CorreLog CEO. And we will continue to build the most cost-effective, cross-platform IT security solution on the market today.
The new release of CorreLog Enterprise Server, version 5.2.0, has been streamlined to conserve CPU utilization and process more data. This new version of CorreLog installs over any current v5.x system with no special considerations. Additionally, the Free CorreLog Windows Agent now includes a user process monitor that provides better insider threat detection and user monitor by reporting the execution of programs on the managed platform the agent is executing on. The Windows Agent can be downloaded here. More information on dbDefender can be found here.
More information on the new release of CorreLog Enterprise Server 5.2.0 can be found by visiting the CorreLog support portal at http://correlog.com/support.html, or via email at support(at)correlog(dot)com.
CorreLog, Inc. is the leading independent software vendor (ISV) for IT security log management and event correlation. CorreLog’s flagship product, the CorreLog Enterprise Server, combines log management, Syslog, Syslog-NG, SNMP, auto-learning functions, neural network modeling, proprietary semantic correlation, automated help-desk ticketing and reporting functions into a unique multi-platform security solution. CorreLog Enterprise Server operates across Windows, UNIX, Linux and mainframe platforms, shipping with an out-of-box PCI DSS compliant CorreLog agent for IBM z/OS, the worlds most popular mainframe operating system.
CorreLog delivers an essential viewpoint via dashboard console, providing verifiable and actionable information on the activity of users, devices, and applications to proactively meet organizational SLAs and regulatory requirements. Additionally, CorreLog automatically identifies and responds to any suspicious behavior, network attacks, or policy violations by indexing and correlating user activity and event logs, then archives the data in an enterprise server system location. This allows customer organizations to quickly identify then proactively respond to compliance violations, policy breaches, cyber-attacks and insider threats. For auditing and forensics, CorreLog facilitates regulatory requirements set forth by PCI DSS, HIPAA, SOX, FISMA, NERC, NCUA, and many other standards. CorreLog markets its solutions through both direct and indirect partner channels.