New infosec products of the week: November 4, 2016
Cisco transforms endpoint security with AMP for Endpoints
Cisco unveiled a new approach to endpoint security. AMP for Endpoints offers a path to more effective endpoint security. By combining prevention, detection and response in one SaaS-deployed, cloud-managed solution, it reduces complexity and stops more threats. Through this cloud-based approach, AMP for Endpoints gets actionable intelligence into the hands of organizations faster, giving them an edge against today’s attackers.
Aerohive security solution protects networks from IoT attacks
Aerohive Networks detailed its IoT security solution for Wi-Fi and wired networks. Built on Aerohive’s SD-LAN, the solution provides a first line of defense for businesses against IoT malware. Key capabilities of the solution include:
- Protecting wireless access networks with next-generation Software Defined Private Pre-Shared Key (PPSK) that restrict network access to specific known and authenticated devices
- Application visibility and control to evaluate what is really happening on the network
- Firewall enforcement based on deep packet inspection to strictly enforce traffic policies
- Cloud management to enable immediate identification and response to an issue anywhere in the network.
DomainTools launches PhishEye to stop phishing attacks before they occur
DomainTools launched PhishEye, a security solution that helps to prevent phishing attacks before they happen. Powered by DomainTools’ domain name discovery and profiling systems, PhishEye automates the process of identifying look-alike domains that spoof brand, product, or organization names. Security teams that use PhishEye can rely on DomainTools to identify potential domain-based threats and proactively defend networks against future phishing attacks.
Ixia launches Flex Tap Secure+
Ixia announced Flex Tap Secure+, which helps prevent accidental or malicious injection of data into a live network to strengthen network security and reduce risk of data corruption. It was designed specifically for business critical applications, such as those supporting huge financial transactions daily, as well as governments and other organizations that need to ensure a high level of security for sensitive data. Ixia’s Flex Tap Secure+ supports speeds up to 100G, and is 100 percent passive.
IDrive Online brings backup on-premises and to the cloud
IDrive Online Backup has released the IDrive Vault line of backup appliances for businesses, bringing secure cloud backup on-premises for restores without sacrificing the protection that the IDrive cloud has to offer. The three different options are IDrive Vault (Private Cloud), IDrive Vault (Image with Bare-Metal Restore), and IDrive Vault (Snapshots).
RiskIQ advances PassiveTotal to improve digital risk monitoring
RiskIQ announced major enhancements coming to RiskIQ PassiveTotal, its threat investigation platform. The enhancements will enable security teams to address the increase in web, social, and mobile cyber threats. New features will simplify and accelerate incident investigation processes, provide external context to security alerts, and reveal threat infrastructure so organizations can accurately understand, triage, and mitigate incidents.
Symantec Endpoint Protection 14 provides multi-layered protection
Powered by artificial intelligence on the endpoint and in the cloud, Symantec Endpoint Protection 14 is the industry’s first solution to fuse essential endpoint technologies with advanced machine learning and memory exploit mitigation in a single agent, delivering a multi-layered solution able to stop advanced threats and respond at the endpoint regardless of how the attack is launched.
Uplevel Security unveils adaptive incident response platform
Uplevel Security unveiled an adaptive incident response platform. Uplevel’s technology uses graph intelligence to process each incoming event against a dynamic profile that includes historical attack data, threat intelligence, open source information, and investigation results. The product is already resonating well with cybersecurity teams. Barely out of stealth mode, Uplevel’s customer base already includes a Fortune 500 financial services company.
Webroot Introduces Unity API
Webroot released Webroot Unity API. Managed Service Provider (MSP) security administrators can use Unity to securely connect services and data sets to Webroot’s SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection Global Site Manager (GSM) console. With Unity, MSPs can extract data and tailor, integrate and automate their endpoint offerings for better productivity, improved financial control, customized alerting and reporting, and increased profitability.