Alert Logic | Fortra

Welcome to Release Day 2023.1 

These pages are designed to give you highlights of the innovative new features now available within the latest versions of the solutions you rely on. The products you use on a daily basis fall within suites that solve similar business requirements. These suites fall into three major portfolios, Infrastructure Protection & Data Security, Intelligence & Automation, and IBM i & Additional products. This new structure has been created to build solutions that meet specific organizational needs, and ultimately create the best experience for our customers.

You'll notice a Fortra Release Rocket beside some release announcements, denoting a major release. Note that you'll still see timely bug fixes and minor releases throughout the year to provide you with the best usability and experience for your Fortra products. 

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The Latest from Alert Logic

As the industry’s first managed detection and response (MDR) provider, our purpose-built technology and team of security experts work closely with each customer to understand unique needs and business context, empowering you to identify and resolve whatever threats, breaches or gaps may come. The capabilities and outcomes you seek are delivered in an easy-to-consume way, enabling the right-size security coverage across your entire estate.  

Recent product releases include: 

  • Alert Logic MDR    
    • Incident Console Improvements and Decommission of Incident Console v1 and v2 (September 21, 2022): A series of enhancements to streamline work within the Alert Logic console.
      • Overall new and improved incidents page
      • Expanded adoption of the MITRE ATT&CK framework, connecting the up and down flow of an attack flow so that we can understand and get ahead of attackers prior to major disruption 
    • Scan Configuration Enhancements (October 6, 2022): MDR customers now have access to several enhancements in the Alert Logic console for configuring vulnerability scans for simplification and additional value.  
      • Finely tuned control of vulnerability assessment scope and configuration for increased efficiency and accuracy 
      • Improved health diagnostics to help customers troubleshoot common scan problems 
      • More consistent tracking of the lifecycle of vulnerability discovery and remediation, even in highly dynamic cloud environments 
    • Collection and Configuration of 3rd Party Sources (November 15, 2022): Alert Logic regularly builds support for new regions, either by customer request or by early notification from AWS.  
      • Enables customers to spin up new instances in AWS Jakarta, and protect them with a suite of products and services from Fortra’s Alert Logic MDR.  
    • Improvements to Amazon GuardDuty Incident Processing (November 16, 2022): GuardDuty findings are now assessed using Alert Logic’s most recent analytic capabilities, allowing for better tuning of incidents generated and updated incident formatting aligned with other Alert Logic incidents.  
      • Improved rating of GuardDuty incidents to adopt the MITRE ATT&CK framework 
      • Analytic updates that allow better tuning of GuardDuty incidents 
    • Alert Logic Console Domain and URL Consolidation: Consolidation of multiple separate applications into a single console for increased speed and responsiveness. 
      • Improved navigation speed and visual consistency 
      • Reduction of 3rd party cookie issues 
      • Improved deployment workflow by way of reduced testing and building times 
    • Improved Vulnerability Severity Scores – Alert Logic supports version 3.1 of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) framework  
      • Vulnerabilities found will correlate with current CVSS 3.1 scoring and severity thresholds 
      • Allows security teams to make informed decisions based on latest available severity scaling and rankings 
    • Alert Logic Virtual Appliance OS Update (January 31, 2023) - AL Appliance OS is being updated from CentOS to a current version of Alma Linux 
      • This update will allow for security patches, vulnerabilities and bug fixes as necessary that will not be available on the old CentOS version 6 and 8 operating systems 
    • Intelligent Response R2 (January 31, 2023) - Customers can now respond to incidents rapidly and automatically through human-guided workflows, reducing potential time before any substantial damage impacts a customer’s environment.  
      • Allows customer to take response action on devices without Internet-facing API’s 
      • Allows for Alert Logic IDS appliances to execute actions from within customer networks securely 
      • 3 newly available integrations: Palo Alto Networks NGFW, Fortinet Fortigate, and Windows Active Directory Server 


  • Alert Logic Managed WAF (WAF Release Notes)  
    • Alert Logic Managed WAF Feature, Enhancements and Bug Fixes (November 18,2022): Improvements to our existing WAF offering have been implemented for enhanced capabilities and user experience. 
      • Signature pinning feature added to support testing requirements