Energy Impact Partners invested in Attivo Networks, a provider of detection, forensics, and automated incident response to in-network attacks. Additional investors include Bain Capital, ForgePoint Capital, and Singtel Innov8. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.
First impressions matter and that unquestionably includes the impressions created via written communications, says Carolyn Crandall, chief deception officer and chief marketing officer at Attivo Networks, a cybersecurity startup based in Fremont, California. “In today’s 140-character and text-based world, it’s easy to fall prey to sacrificing grammar or professionalism for convenience sake,” she says. “However, every message you send will reflect on you and the quality standard that you hold for your business.”
Each product reviewed here was tested in a local testbed or, depending on the product or service, within a production environment provided by the vendor. Where appropriate, each was pitted against the most dangerous threats out there today as we unleashed the motley crew from our ever-expanding malware zoo…
Heightened attention to cybersecurity offensive countermeasures. Cybersecurity has been mostly defense-oriented, but this has never been sufficient. Moving forward, we will see more companies spring up along the lines of Attivo Networks, a leader in deception solutions. Attivo applies deception-based decoy and luring technologies within networks to misdirect attackers and deceive them into revealing themselves. (Disclosure: My firm has invested in Attivo.)
Attivo Networks® announced today that it won the 2017 ASTORS Homeland Security Awards in three key categories. American Security Today presented these awards at the ISC East Conference in New York City to recognize organizations that are actively addressing today’s evolving Homeland Security challenges in innovative ways.