Vanguard Advisor™

Vanguard Advisor™ provides complete collection and reporting of system events to enable powerful forensic analysis.



Vanguard Advisor™ is a customizable event driven engine providing notifications and real-time reporting on security events and changes to security sub-systems.

  • Can your Security and Reporting Analysis solution be used to diagnose security events and notify your team of intrusions?
  • Eliminate the need for your team to learn complex reporting languages.
  • Your team can leverage pre-defined, customizable reports and generate their own reports to locate and analyze security breaches.


  • Multiple data input sources allow flexibility in creating standard or customized reports.
  • Real-Time Notification provides immediate notification of host-based intrusions and changes to the environment that could indicate internal or external security changes that require security personnel to investigate.
  • Customized reports can be created without having programming experience.
  • Summary reporting can be used to quickly identify suspicious activity during normal security monitoring or during security remediation such as excessive access to sensitive resources.
  • Batch and online reporting allow extensive sorting and masking criteria specification for more customized standard, special or customized reports.


  • Provides powerful system event reporting and data mining capabilities.
  • Advisor’s active alerts provides immediate notification of security events or combinations of events.
  • Automates removal of operations attributes.
  • Automates remediation of warning on profiles.
  • Advisor has the ability to reconstruct any or all z/OS Security Server commands issued on the system.
  • Advisor addresses PCI DSS 5.2, 7.3, 8.2, 8.7, 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5 and 10.6.


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