NetWatcher's technology combines asset discovery, vulnerability management, intrusion detection, behavioral monitoring, SIEM, log management and continuous threat intelligence all in one solution that looks for anomalous behavior 24x7 and provides businesses with a real-time view of the security posture of assets, including weak passwords, unsafe behavior, and outdated software. Through continuous network security monitoring, it also identifies potential threats and vulnerabilities that are created both from employees and external entities and enables customers to remediate security issues quickly.
"Built on open source components, NetWatcher has created a comprehensive cybersecurity and threat intelligence service that helps businesses of all sizes effectively manage cyber threats, provide incident response, and manage compliance across on-premise, hybrid and cloud environments," said
NetWatcher's technology includes:
- On-premises or cloud-based sensors, which provide threat intelligence derived from advanced correlation of data from multiple sources such as Intrusion Detection (IDS), Netflow Analytics and Log Analysis (SIEM).
- Endpoint sensors that provide log forwarding and behavioral monitoring on premises or while mobile users are connecting to unsecure Wi-Fi networks.
- Monitoring of user behavior for insider threats that notifies if users create vulnerabilities on the network such as running risky or vulnerable software and sending personally identifiable information over the Internet in clear text.
- Immediate alerts provided for exploited assets through a customer portal, mobile app, reports, email and SMS.
- Compliance reporting for PCI DSS, SOX, ISO, GLBA, HIPAA and other compliance programs that require log storage, management and monitoring.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements, within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, that involve risks and uncertainties including, among other things, statements regarding the asset acquisition, including its facilitation of the delivery of new products, features and functionality, strengthening of our services and reach in the mid-market and expansion of relationships with managed security service providers. These forward-looking statements are only predictions and may differ materially from actual results due to a variety of factors, including the risk that we will be unable to successfully integrate NetWatcher's assets; effects of the highly competitive market in which we operate, including competition from other technology companies; any inability to successfully develop and introduce new products, features, and services or enhance existing products and services; product liability issues, security breaches or other defects; and other factors discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in our most recent report on Form 10-Q filed with the
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