New York, NY, September 17, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The CEE™ Board is an advisory body in collaboration with logging tool and operating system vendors and the government of the United States, providing valuable input on the CEE Log Standards. BalaBit, with its existing pattern database (patternDB) and syslog-ng user group (650 000 companies word-wide) is an active contributor of logging standards creation.
BalaBit IT Security, announced the first results of its cooperation with Common Event Expression, CEE Board in logging methods’ standardization. Version 0.6 of CEE log standards specification is available containing updated Dictionary and Taxonomy, Log Recommendation, Syntax, and Transport components. BalaBit played an active role in Common Log Transport Specification, to make moving event records between different systems easier using the syslog protocol. BalaBit also participates in Dictionary and Taxonomy related discussions, which defines standard fields and tags to be used in event records. Log standardization helps system administrators to manage IT systems, ensure business continuity, as well as enables companies to report to auditors and management.