Alchemy Security Awarded ArcSight VAR Certification

SOC Services and SIEM Specialist’s Experience and Deep Knowledge Recognized with
Gold Partner Status in ArcSight Connections Channel Program

DENVER, CO – September 7, 2010 – Alchemy Security, well-known information security risk management pioneers, today announced a Value Added Reseller (VAR) agreement with ArcSight, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARST), a leading global provider of cybersecurity and compliance solutions. As a Gold Partner in the newly structured ArcSight Connections Channel Program, Alchemy Security expands its partnership with ArcSight to offer mutual clients extensive expertise in solving strategic security challenges and implementing long lasting security programs.

“Alchemy Security offers strategic and enduring security solutions to our joint customers,” said Chris Triolo, vice president of solutions for ArcSight. “The company has worked with demanding international organizations and the team executes with efficiency and precision. We are proud to have Alchemy Security represent our brand in the marketplace.”

As a Gold Partner in the ArcSight Connections Channel Program, Alchemy Security joins a premier tier of partners recognized for their strong commitment to driving ArcSight business. ArcSight extends dedicated business plan development support and higher financial incentives, as well as other program benefits to its Gold partners.

As an industry innovator, Alchemy Security is recognized for its broad competency in security information and event management (SIEM). Alchemy Security developed the world’s first Agile SOC model to be used by SMEs (Small Medium Enterprises) and global organizations alike to build robust security operations centers, custom tailored to meet the client’s specific organizational needs. This methodology has now been adopted by the ArcSight SOC services team.

“The exceptional flexibility and holistic approach to information security that ArcSight allows for is a competitive differentiator for us. It lets our consultants deliver a balanced approach to business, compliance, security intelligence, and IT operations,” said Joe Bonnell, Alchemy Security, CEO. “Increasing our role in bringing ArcSight to more enterprises is exciting. Our goal is to ensure organizations are no longer flying blind so that information security practitioners can prioritize limited resources in the most sensible manner possible.”

“Information security intelligence is an extremely complex problem. We have used every major SIEM solution on the market and nobody else comes close to ArcSight, particularly when you add compliance requirements from mandates like PCI and HIPAA / HITECH. ArcSight has the only solution that can actually deliver the goods,” adds Peter Schawacker, Managing Principal for SOC Services, Alchemy Security.

Alchemy Security provides comprehensive security and risk management services and solutions that include:

  • SOC Express™
    • establishes fully functioning Security Operations Centers within 90 days
  • Co-managed SIEM support
    • enables clients to utilize virtual ArcSight expertise in a cost-effective on-demand fashion
  • Application/Environmental Log Analysis
    • educates clients as to gaps in policy vs. operating environment, estimate EPS and other considerations required for ArcSight architecture & deployment
  • Security intelligence staffing and training
    • ensures smooth transition project initiation and ongoing operations
  • Security consulting
    • extends client security teams with niche information security expertise

    About Alchemy Security:
    Alchemy Security provides sophisticated, strategic and enduring information security solutions for compliance, security intelligence, and business imperative initiatives. A holistic and cost effective approach to IT asset protection delivers the right balance of support, service and consultation to global retail, banking, technology, and health care organizations. Alchemy Security is an ArcSight Gold partner, preferred vendor, and Value Added Reseller. For more information please visit www.alchemysecurity.com

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    For more information:
    Heidi Groshelle
    Groshelle Communications
    415.307.1380
    heidi@groshelle.com