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Townsend Security, a leading authority in data privacy, announces Alliance LogAgent for IBM QRadar. The solution offers native support and seamlessly integrates with the IBM Security QRadar log collection and SIEM solution, a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader. Known for its rapid deployment, ease of use, and security effectiveness, IBM Security QRadar provides one of the leading security solutions for real-time monitoring and alerting. IBM i customers can achieve significant improvements in IT security when combining Alliance LogAgent for IBM QRadar with an existing or new deployment of QRadar.

 

Alliance LogAgent for IBM QRadar has been certified as Ready for IBM Security Intelligence and can give confidence to businesses that they are deploying a solution that is compatible with IBM Security QRadar. The solution now fully supports the QRadar Log Event Extended Format (LEEF) and IBM i customers can take advantage of QRadar’s built-in DSM support for Alliance LogAgent for IBM QRadar. This means that IBM i customers can immediately realize the benefits of QRadar’s real-time monitoring, alerting, and reporting solutions without complex configuration tasks.

 

“IBM i customers have struggled with SIEM deployments due to the complexity of installing, configuring and training the SIEM to recognize IBM i security events. This has been further aggravated by the lack of real-time event collection, which is so important to a good security monitoring implementation,” said Patrick Townsend, Founder and CEO of Townsend Security. “Those days are over. Alliance LogAgent for IBM QRadar collects events in real-time and transmits them to QRadar in the LEEF format that it natively understands. IBM i customers get out-of-the-box compatibility with IBM Security QRadar and start realizing the benefits right away.”

 

Log collection and active monitoring are on the top of the list of security best practices and are one of the most effective security tools that businesses can deploy. Unfortunately, organizations have struggled with the cost, complexity, and high numbers of false positives and false negatives with many SIEM solutions. IBM Security QRadar gets superior ratings on independent reviews for ease of deployment and ease of use. This means better security protection. With QRadar support now integrated with Alliance LogAgent for IBM QRadar, IBM i customers achieve rapid ROI.

 

For IBM i customers new to IBM Security QRadar, Townsend Security can arrange for an expert consultation and demonstration. For existing IBM Security QRadar customers who run IBM i servers in their organization Townsend Security can rapidly integrate their IBM i servers with QRadar. IBM i customers who need a single source for their security implementation they can now turn to Townsend Security as a source for the full implementation. In addition to providing security for IBM i servers, organizations can include all of their servers, PCs, routers, switches, firewalls, and all other devices in their QRadar SIEM solution.

 

For IBM i customers with SIEM solutions from other vendors such as LogRhythm, Alert Logic, AlienVault, Dell SecureWorks, Splunk, and many others, Alliance LogAgent Suite remains the IBM i solution of choice for real-time security event monitoring. Regardless of the vendor of your SIEM solution, Townsend Security’s Alliance LogAgent solution provides seamless, real-time integration for security monitoring.

 

For over 20 years Townsend Security has been committed in working with customers to drive innovation in the rapidly evolving field of data encryption and management. The company's NIST Certified solutions are guaranteed to meet the encryption and key management requirements in PCI, HIPAA and HITECH. Encrypting data at the source ensures sensitive data is secure when it is sent outside the firewall. NIST Certified and guaranteed—strong encryption protects sensitive information on the database keeping it safe and complies with regulatory requirements. The data you encrypt is only as secure as the keys that protect it. Encryption key management provides a solid foundation for your data privacy policy.

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