MONETT, Mo. (11/5/10)--Jack Henry & Associates Inc. has announced that its Gladiator Enterprise Security Monitoring (ESM) solution is available to credit unions using the Episys core system. Gladiator ESM offers an additional security layer to help credit unions respond to regulatory mandates for guarding against information security threats, including identity theft, according to a Jack Henry release. The Gladiator solution also expands information security monitoring and reporting capabilities to include the Episys system and IBM pSeries AIX host systems used by Symitar’s in-house and EASE clients. Gladiator ESM is fully automated, integrated with the core system and supported with continuous monitoring, said the company. It provides immediate response to security threats and supports compliance with mandates through real-time monitoring, immediate notification, and comprehensive reporting on key events in core software systems. Gladiator ESM is provided by Gladiator Technology, a managed security services provider that exclusively serves financial institutions. Gladiator Technology is part of Jack Henry’s ProfitStars division.