Press releases

2014. Oct. 08, Wed
BalaBit today announced the availability of Blindspotter, a next-generation IT security tool that analyzes all user activity, including malicious events, occurring throughout IT systems.Blindspotter features monitoring capabilities that map and profile user behavior to reveal human risk. It helps companies focus their security resources and replace some controls, yielding greater business efficiency. It tracks and visualizes user activity in real-time for a better understanding what is really happening on the network. Blindspotter integrates a variety of contextual information in addition to standard log data, processes them using a unique set of algorithms, and offers a wide range of outputs from warnings to automatic interventions. Blindspotter is perfectly suited to stopping APT attacks or identifying internal info-criminals.
2014. Sep. 19, Fri
BalaBit announced the availability of Shell Control Box (SCB) 4 LTS. New enhancements to the SCB 4 LTS appliance provide a broader range of deployment options, including improved support for Citrix and virtual environments, with increased usability and reporting. SCB can be seamlessly integrated into companies’ existing network environment because it is completely independent from clients and servers. The appliance provides the widest range of protocol coverage on the market.
2014. Aug. 13, Wed

NEW YORK, August 13, 2014 – BalaBit (, an IT security innovator specializing in log management and advanced monitoring technologies, announced the launch and general availability of syslog-ng Premium Edition™ version 5F1 and the latest feature version of its log management appliance, the syslog-ng Store Box™ 3F2, featuring a RESTful Application Programming Interface (API) and a completely revamped User Interface. In the past 15 years, syslog-ng has become the trusted log management infrastructure for over a million organizations worldwide.

2014. Jun. 18, Wed
BalaBit (, a Europe-based IT security innovator, has raised a $8 million Series A round of funding to speed up the development and expansion of its pioneering IT security platforms. The new investment will be used to fuel BalaBit’s international expansion in North America and additional European markets including the UK and Scandinavia. The cash was raised from London based C5 Capital, Europe’s first dedicated investor in the security and data sector.
2014. May. 28, Wed
BalaBit IT Security ( announced today its official technology alliance with Thycotic Software, provider of smart and effective privileged account management solutions for global organizations through integration of its Shell Control BoxTM, an activity monitoring appliance designed to control privileged access to remote servers and networking devices with Thycotic’s flagship password management solution, Secret Server. The technology integration provides users of both products with improved, real-time threat protection and a deeper view into privileged users’ activity.
2014. May. 13, Tue
netAura to Increase Presence of BalaBit Privileged Activity Monitoring and Logging Technologies
2014. Mar. 18, Tue
BalaBit eCSI Report underlines that it is time to allocate IT security budgeting according to real, human threats. The survey was conducted among nearly 300 attendees at the recent RSA® Conference, San Francisco. The survey results show that 84 percent of IT security related losses can be attributed to human elements (such as human error, sophisticated internal or external attackers) with the remaining 16 percent related to infrastructure issues (system malfunction, automated attack). The survey noted that, when it comes to budgeting, the ratio is quite balanced: only 55 percent of budgets are spent for managing human risk and 45 percent for infrastructure risk.
2014. Feb. 25, Tue
At RSA Conference 2014 BalaBit IT Security released their recent survey results about the use of privileged identity management (PIM) and privileged activity monitoring (PAM) technology. More than 400 IT professionals ranked the TOP 10 reasons for monitoring privileged users.
2014. Feb. 24, Mon

BalaBit Makes Industry Showcase Debut at RSA Conference 2014

NEW YORK, NY and SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Feb 24, 2014 – BalaBit IT Security ( today announced the company is continuing its North American expansion at the RSA Conference 2014, Feb. 24-28 in San Francisco. BalaBit will exhibit in Booth #709 as part of the OATH (Initiative for Open Authentication) Pavillion.

2013. Nov. 14, Thu
BalaBit IT Security – also known as the “logging company” – announced a new version of its syslog-ng log message collection and management application. Using syslog-ng Premium Edition, organizations can centralize and simplify their log management infrastructure to improve operations, gain visibility of security threats, and meet compliance requirements. The syslog-ng 5 LTS brings advanced functionality previously only available for Linux/UNIX servers to Windows environments.