Threat Analytics

Alert Logic Launches Managed Rule Groups for AWS WAF to Provide Enhanced Protection Against WordPress Vulnerabilities

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Alert Logic, Inc. a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for cloud environments, today announced, at AWS re:Invent 2017 in Las Vegas, the availability of Alert Logic Managed Rule Groups for AWS WAF - Virtual Patches for WordPress. The new offering is designed to help customers that use AWS WAF to protect their environments from the most recent exploitable WordPress vulnerabilities.

"Alert Logic threat intelligence researchers and content engineers secure applications for more than 4,000 customers"


AlienVault Expands USM Anywhere Partner Ecosystem with New AlienApps for Palo Alto Networks, ServiceNow & Carbon Black

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AlienVault, the leading provider of Unified Security Management (USM) and crowdsourced threat intelligence, today announced the extension of its USM Anywhere platform with the launch of new AlienApps for Palo Alto Networks, ServiceNow and Carbon Black. These join the growing ecosystem of AlienApps, including Microsoft Office 365, Google G Suite, Cisco Umbrella, and others, that enable organizations to effectively detect and respond to threats.

The AlienApp for Palo Alto Networks' Next-Generation Firewall products and Carbon Black Endpoint Security Platform greatly extend the automatic response orchestration capabilities within USM Anywhere to support enhanced threat detection and incident response workflows. The addition of the AlienApp for ServiceNow IT Service Management and ServiceNow Security Operations enables organizations to manage incident response efforts more effectively.

USM Anywhere is the first all-in-one security monitoring platform that integrates essential security capabilities -- asset discovery, vulnerability assessment, intrusion detection, behavioral monitoring, and SIEM -- to deliver centralized threat detection, incident response, and compliance management for cloud and on-premises environments from a single, unified web-based console. With a highly extensible architecture, USM Anywhere enables the seamless orchestration of new security technologies as they become available, leveraging the power of AlienApps: modular, integrated software components that extend the value proposition of the USM platform beyond the five essential security capabilities.

Skyport Systems Prevents Security Breaches With New Threat Analytics

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Skyport Systems, a leading secure hyper-converged infrastructure provider for the hybrid enterprise, today announced the addition of threat analytics to its hyper-converged system, SkySecure. SkySecure delivers a turnkey hyper-converged solution that combines secure computer, virtualization, and network security controls to run critical applications, like Microsoft Active Directory, with less complexity and greater peace of mind. SkySecure Threat Analytics can detect administrative account and credential misuse, providing actionable insight that can help mitigate and prevent security breaches. 

In 2015, over 75 percent of all compromised records due to data breaches involved the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Attackers used stolen administrative access for weeks without detection, resulting in breach costs in the millions.