VIGILANTe, Unisys Partner to Minimize Risk from Cyber Attacks
Unisys Includes VIGILANTe’s Automated Vulnerability Assessment Service SecureScan in Unisys e-@ction Security Solutions
MELVILLE, N.Y. and BLUE BELL, Pa., May 17 /PRNewswire/ — VIGILANTe, a pioneer and leader in security assurance services, and Unisys Corporation, a leading provider of full life cycle, integrated security solutions, today announced a strategic alliance. Under the terms of this agreement, Unisys will include SecureScan(TM), VIGILANTe’s award-winning automated vulnerability assessment service, in the Unisys Security Management Solution. Unisys will offer SecureScan to clients on a subscription basis, enabling proactive risk mitigation through ongoing vulnerability testing.
“Frequent assessment and remediation of vulnerabilities are essential to organizations seeking to minimize their business risks. VIGILANTe’s proven assessment technology combined with Unisys’ exceptional network security expertise will enable Unisys clients to achieve and maintain high levels of security,” said Eric Fullerton, president and chief executive officer of VIGILANTe.
SecureScan tests network security perimeters and other assets accessible through the Internet. The service identifies and ranks the severity of known vulnerabilities and consolidates the results in an extensive, multidimensional report that Unisys will present to its clients. At a client’s request, Unisys will provide the remedial services to minimize the vulnerabilities.
Security assessments and other Unisys e-@ction Security Solutions are key elements of the Unisys Security Architecture, a holistic approach through which Unisys marshals solutions and services enabling customers to build a multi-layered security infrastructure for e-business in transaction-intensive network environments.
“Security must be embedded in the fabric of a company’s business and network infrastructure, not at a single point in time,” said Bruce Mitsch, Unisys security product manager. “The services in the Unisys e-@ction Security Solutions portfolio provide a holistic approach to e-business security. The addition of SecureScan to this robust portfolio enhances Unisys capability to conduct low cost, scheduled DMZ security auditing and reliably recommend and implement appropriate changes and solutions to protect our clients.”
VIGILANTe, a leading provider of security assurance services since 1997, pioneered the automation of vulnerability tests via the Internet and revolutionized the market with independent assessments that ensure unbiased, rigorous testing and reliable results. Through the company’s award-winning, patent-pending offerings, SecureScan(TM) and NV e-secure(TM), VIGILANTe meets organization’s needs to frequently and thoroughly test internal and external networks and obtain up-to-date security assessments. As the developer of the Security Assurance Service Provider (SASP) model, VIGILANTe delivers its services through its extensive network of partners worldwide. VIGILANTe is headquartered in Melville, New York, and has offices throughout the United States and Europe. To find out more about VIGILANTe and why independent experts stand by its services, visit http://www.vigilante.com.
Unisys is an e-business solutions company whose 37,000 employees help customers in 100 countries apply information technology to seize opportunities and overcome challenges of the Internet economy. Unisys people integrate and deliver the solutions, services, platforms and network infrastructure required by business and government to transform their organizations for success in this new era. The company offers a rich portfolio of Unisys e-@ction Solutions for e-business based on its expertise in vertical industry solutions, network services, outsourcing, systems integration and multivendor support, coupled with enterprise-class server and related technologies. The primary vertical markets Unisys serves worldwide include financial services, transportation, communications, publishing and commercial sectors, as well as the public sector, including federal government customers. Unisys is headquartered in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, in the Greater Philadelphia area. For more information on the company, access the Unisys home page on the World Wide Web at http://www.unisys.com. Information about Unisys security offering can be found at http://www.unisys.com/security.