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More Deception in the Cloud Makes Detection Less Cloudy

By: Carolyn Crandall This week, Attivo Networks® announced the release of an enhanced version of the ThreatDefend™ Deception and Response Platform that includes cloud data center detection support for Microsoft® Azure. This capability builds on the existing ThreatDefend support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and OpenStack®.

The door is now open and the detection outlook is clearer for Azure users that adopt deception-based detection technology through the use of the Attivo ThreatDefend platform. Azure is rapidly gaining adoption as evidenced in Microsoft’s fiscal year 2017 Q4 report, where it cited 97 percent year-over-year revenue growth for Azure, and industry analysts remain confident the Azure user base will continue to increase at a torrid pace.


Attivo Networks® Achieves Integration with McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® Platform through McAfee Security Innovation Alliance™

Attivo Networks® today announced Attivo ThreatDefend™ now integrates with the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee ePO™) platform to provide a comprehensive solution for advanced threat management and response. This technology integration combines the Attivo ThreatDefend Platform with the McAfee ePO console for increased detection of in-network threats and detailed attack forensics and accelerated incident response. Additionally, the company has joined the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance™ (SIA) partner program. Under the SIA program, the companies will work together to integrate ThreatDefend technology with McAfee Advanced Threat Defense, providing customers an adaptive defense solution to combat modern day advanced threats.

Deception Derails Ransomware: WannaCry Analyzed by Attivo Labs

As ransomware attacks continue to claim hundreds of thousands of victims, organizations are scrambling to figure out if their current security tools can effectively stop, detect, and remediate large-scale ransomware attacks.

While the major WannaCry ransomware attack was stopped by an uncovered kill switch, experts fear a resurgence of new strains without such shortcomings. Now, more than ever, organizations across all industries need to strengthen their defenses against these aggressive and damaging attacks.

Attivo Networks ThreatMatrix Platform Wins 2016 Award for Most Innovative Products

Attivo Networks®, today announced it has won Silver in the 2016 annual One Planet Business and Professional Excellence Awards. The company’s ThreatMatrix Deception and Response Platform was named the Most Innovative Product of the Year for its advanced technology in information security threat detection and response.

Attivo Networks Named a Cool Vendor by Gartner

Earlier this month, we were very pleased to be named a 2016 Cool Vendor in Security Threat Intelligence, by Gartner.

The report noted that “the boundaries of information security are fast expanding. These Cool Vendors are pioneering new directions and potential opportunities in the security market.” It’s nice to have this recognition and we believe having our BOTsink deception platform named a Cool Vendor validates our approach to dynamic deception and the ability to swiftly identify threats within the enterprise, data center, cloud, SCADA, and most recently, IoT environments. If you are a Gartner client, you can access the full report by analysts Ruggero Contu, Lawrence Pingree, and Eric Ahlm here.

With 783 Breaches Reported in 2014, Isn’t it Time to Admit That Perimeter Defense is No Longer Enough

The scary part is that 783 breaches only represent what was reported. Undoubtedly many more incidents occurred but were never publically disclosed. Whether you count the disclosed or undisclosed number, it would be hard to argue the fact that cyber-attacks are growing in frequency and are getting increasingly more complex. Current security solutions are proving ineffective, and breaches continue to be a deadly threat to enterprises where valuable data can be compromised, often generating millions of dollars for the attackers.

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