Brookstone Selects LogRhythm’s Award-Winning Log Management and SIEM Platform for Customer Data Protection and PCI Compliance

BOULDER, Colo.—December 19, 2011—LogRhythm, a leader in log management and SIEM, today announced that Brookstone, a leading product development company and specialty retailer, has deployed LogRhythm’s SIEM platform to help secure customer data and to meet PCI-DSS compliance requirements. LogRhythm protects Brookstone’s 300 nationwide stores and 100 seasonal shopping locations, maintaining customer payment card information in a secure environment.

Founded in 1965, Brookstone also operates a direct marketing business that includes the Brookstone catalog and an e-commerce website. The online site offers thousands more products than are available in its retail and airport stores. Ranked #131 in the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide, Brookstone operates throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico.

“LogRhythm’s comprehensive PCI compliance support, strong retail customer base and overall value led us to select the LogRhythm solution, “said Bill Wood, vice president and chief information officer at Brookstone. “We now have an easy-to-use security platform for protecting customer data and meeting regulatory compliance.”

LogRhythm proactively monitors client information systems and correlates events in real time. The SIEM solution generates alerts that provide immediate notification of conditions that are impacting the integrity of an organization’s cardholder data. Continued compliance can be monitored efficiently in accordance with regulatory mandates.

“LogRhythm’s understanding of compliance issues is unmatched, and we make it easy for retailers to comply with complex PCI-DSS standards with a breadth of functionality that is available out of the box,” said Preston Lawhorne, vice president of sales at LogRhythm. “The peace of mind that LogRhythm provides coupled with centralized, real-time monitoring and alerting is key for a corporation like Brookstone, as well as the capacity to reduce labor efforts down to a single IT professional and still effectively and proactively manage security and compliance activities across its nationwide retail empire.”

Brookstone is an innovative product development company and specialty retailer of unique gifts. Brookstone operates 300 stores nationwide and in Puerto Rico. Typically located in high-traffic regional shopping malls and airports, the stores feature unique and innovative consumer products. The Company also operates a Direct Marketing business that includes the Brookstone catalog and an e-commerce Website at

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LogRhythm empowers more than 4,000 customers across the globe to measurably mature their security operations program. LogRhythm’s award-winning NextGen SIEM Platform delivers comprehensive security analytics; user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA); network detection and response (NDR); and security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) within a single, integrated platform for rapid detection, response, and neutralization of threats. Built by security professionals for security professionals, LogRhythm enables security professionals at leading organizations like Cargill, NASA, and XcelEnergy to promote visibility for their cybersecurity program and reduce risk to their organization each and every day. LogRhythm is the only provider to earn the Gartner Peer Insights’ Customer Choice for SIEM designation three years in a row. To learn more, please visit