NetWitness partners with Datashield to protect customers from Log4j Java security vulnerability

NetWitness announced that it is collaborating with Datashield to help customers identify the critical, zero-day security vulnerability in the Apache Log4j Java library and to take action to mitigate the impact of this vulnerability.

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NetWitness Network Detection and Response (NDR) technology provides Datashield with the visibility of where Log4j vulnerabilities exist, insight through a customized Packet Parser to identify if this vulnerability is being exploited within their monitored environment, and the ability to take prompt action to remediate.

“The Apache Log4j security flaw has the potential to have a major impact on enterprises around the world, and it’s critical that security teams take immediate action to patch the vulnerability,” said David Norlin, CISO of Datashield. “Through our long and successful partnership with NetWitness, we were able to use NetWitness Network Detection and Response (NDR) technology to identify which of our customers were impacted and take immediate action. The awareness and visibility that NetWitness delivered is critical in situations like this.”

Rohit Ghai, CEO of RSA Security and NetWitness, said, “Zero-day exploits like the Log4j vulnerability are a threat to the majority of users around the globe. We’re proud that our NDR solution is enabling Datashield to take fast action to protect its customers.”

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