Vanguard's New Security Software Release Improves Security Management, Ensures Compliance, Accurate Reporting

More Than 75 Enhancements Including Reporting, Active Alerts, Support for IBM z/OS 1.13

Dec 06, 2011, 09:00 ET from Vanguard Integrity Professionals

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Integrity Professionals, the experts on information security for System z®, today announced the immediate availability of the newest release of its security and compliance software solutions. The new version of Vanguard Security and Compliance Solutions includes support for IBM z/OS® 1.13, improved operational security management, expanded reporting capabilities, and optimized performance enhancements.

"Vanguard is committed to continually improving our software products in four important ways," said Steven Ringelberg, chief operating officer.  "We are automating everything that can be automated so that security personnel can focus on higher level tasks; enabling smarter decision-making by adding intelligence and information into all of our software tools; making all of our tools easier to use, even for beginning mainframe personnel; and improving the integration between our tools to allow users to easily move from one function to another. The latest release is another step along Vanguard's path of continuous improvement."

The new release provides more granular control and detailed reporting capabilities that enable customers to achieve better security and respond rapidly to evolving regulatory requirements. The majority of the enhancements in this release were developed in response to customer requests. All of Vanguard's software is developed in the United States, and Vanguard is one of the few companies to provide live customer support 24/7/365 from the United States.

For a complete description of all enhancements included in the new release of Vanguard Security and Compliance Solutions visit Current customers with an existing maintenance contract can download the latest version of Vanguard Security Software Solutions from the Vanguard Customer Zone immediately. New customers will automatically receive the latest version.

About Vanguard Integrity Professionals
Vanguard Integrity Professionals, an IBM Business Partner, provides enterprise security software and services that solve complex security and regulatory compliance challenges and deliver a rapid return on investment. With automated solutions for Audit and Compliance, Operational Security and Intrusion Management, Vanguard enables government agencies and corporations around the world to ensure continuous monitoring of System z, safeguard cloud computing secure domains, and protect critical data and applications from cybersecurity threats. Vanguard provides 24/7/365 live customer support from the United States. Support is also provided locally in other countries.

IBM, System z and z/OS are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.


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