Category: Network Traffic and Analysis

Fidelis Cybersecurity: A Platform To Detect, Investigate and Stop Advanced Cyberattacks

Fidelis is the leader in automated detection and response. The Fidelis Elevate platform dramatically improves the effectiveness and efficiency of security operations by delivering comprehensive network visibility, intelligent deception, alert validation, and automated response across networks and endpoints. 

This video captures succinct insights into their approach:

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Bricata: Prevent, Detect, Respond Using Combined Signature and Anomaly Detection

Bricata network security solutions deliver innovative next generation intrusion prevention, advanced threat detection and analysis, and threat hunting.

Bricata supplies network security solutions that deliver innovative next generation intrusion prevention, advanced threat detection and analysis, and threat hunting to enable large organizations to actively pursue and identify advanced, persistent, and coordinated attacks. A specialized component-based approach to today’s attacks has left organizations with a stack of tools to manage that provide a patchwork of uncorrelated data, leaving penetrable gaps and inconsistent security policies. The Bricata platform provides organizations with process automation, streamlining operations with the most effective, affordable solution for situational awareness and proactive threat defense, reducing complexity, dwell time, and time to containment.

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Proofpoint: Email gateway focused on protecting against advanced threats

Proofpoint is a next-generation cybersecurity company that protects your people, data and brand against advanced threats and compliance risks.

Emerging Threats - now part of Proofpoint - is a world-leading provider of open source and commercial threat and malware intelligence.

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For seven years running, Proofpoint has been a leader in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Security Email Gateways” report. We’re also a leader in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving.” We can help you secure and control inbound and outbound email through cloud-based solution that deploys quickly and adapts continuously. Protect your people, data and brand from today’s threats, including email fraud, impostor email, phishing, malware, and spam.

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Fortinet: A security fabric

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM).

The Fortinet Security Fabric delivers security without compromise to over 350k of the world's largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations.

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Products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2010 Fortune Global 100. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world.

Founded in 2000 by Ken Xie, the visionary founder and former president and CEO of NetScreen, Fortinet is led by a strong and seasoned management team with deep experience in networking and security. Fortinet's market position has been validated by widespread recognition by industry analysts, business organizations, and media.

Fortinet's flagship FortiGate security appliances deliver ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats.

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Solarflare: Revolutionizing the way enterprises scale, manage and secure data centers

With this post we are initializing our coverage of Solarflare. Solarflare is a leading provider of application-intelligent networking I/O software and hardware that facilitate the acceleration, monitoring and security of network data.

We are tracking Solarflare in our Disruptive IT Directory in two categories. They are a top player in infrastructure including the critically important Data Center so we track them in our Leading Infrastructure Companies category.  Solarflare's intelligent networking software and hardware also makes important contributions to keeping information available to authorized users while keeping it confidential and out of the hands of those that should not see it, warranting our tracking Solarflare in our directory of Top Cybersecurity Companies.

For insights into Solarflare see the video at this link and embedded below for context directly from Solarflare CEO Russell Stern:

Solarflare describes themselves as:

The leading provider of application-intelligent networking I/O software and hardware platforms that accelerate, monitor and secure network data, and is the pioneer in high-performance, low-latency 10/40GbE server networking solutions. With over 1,400 global customers, the company's products are widely used in scale-out server environments such as electronic trading, high performance computing, cloud, virtualization and big data.

Solarflare offers innovative, comprehensive 10G Ethernet solutions in a wide range of applications and industries including cloud networking and virtualization, financial services, high-performance computing, and storage. Our comprehensive portfolio of 10GbE server adapters and application acceleration middleware products provides customers with industry-leading solutions.

Solarflare's software and hardware are available from leading distributors and value-added resellers, as well as from Dell, HP and IBM. Solarflare is headquartered in Irvine, California

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