[syslog-ng] syslog-ng Insider - October 2011
czanik at balabit.hu
Thu Oct 13 13:18:05 CEST 2011
Dear syslog-ng users,
This is the 7th issue of the syslog-ng Insider, a monthly newsletter
that brings you syslog-ng related news.
Your feedback and news tips about the next issue is welcome at
documentation at balabit.com <mailto:documentation at balabit.com>
syslog-ng 3.3.1 is released!
A new version of syslog-ng is released! It took about a year to develop
as a collaboration of over 50 individuals. Major new features include:
For a complete list of changes, please check the NEWS file at
Documentation is available at:
Binary packages are available are already available for several Linux
and is already included in Factory.
Debian and Ubuntu: http://asylum.madhouse-project.org/projects/debian/
Many other distributions have already experimental ports, ebuilds, etc.
including Arch, Fedora, FreeBSD, Gentoo.
Regulatory compliance and system logging
We are happy to announce our latest technical white paper titled
"Regulatory compliance and system logging". The document introduces the
advantages of using syslog-ng Premium Edition to collect system log
(syslog) and eventlog messages for policy compliance. The white paper
includes a detailed list of policy requirements, including the
requirements of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard
(PCI-DSS), COBIT 4.1, ISO 27001, and the Health Insurance Portability
and Accountability Act (HIPAA) that you can address with syslog-ng
Premium Edition. The document is recommended for technical experts and
decision makers working on implementing centralized logging solutions,
and want to improve their compliance with industry standards. In
addition, the white paper discusses further features of syslog-ng PE
that can come handy for you when designing and implementing your system
While the document focuses on syslog-ng PE, part of it also applies to
syslog-ng OSE. It is available at
OTHER SHORT NEWS
BalaBit IT Security contributes to Common Event Expression Board’s
log standardization work:
Some new books mentioning syslog-ng:
syslog-ng OSE 3.3.1:
syslog-ng PE 4 F1:
Download our latest white paper titled "Business benefits of logging".
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