|[February 25, 2013]
Bit9 Announces Partnership with FireEye to Integrate Industry-leading Endpoint and Network Security Solutions
WALTHAM, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
the leader in Trust-based
Security, and FireEye®,
Inc., the leader in stopping today's new breed of cyber attacks,
today announced a partnership to integrate Bit9's real-time endpoint and
server security solution with the FireEye (News - Alert) Malware Protection System™.
With this integration, when FireEye detects malware on an enterprise
network, Bit9's real-time endpoint sensor and recorder automatically
confirms the location and scope of the threat, accelerating incident
response and remediation.
This initiative gives organizations a comprehensive and effective
protection against advanced threats and malware by providing:
Real-time endpoint sensor and continuous recorder with next-generation
threat protection to automatically confirm and prioritize alerts.
Immediate enterprise-wide visibility into all systems infected with
Automatic configuration for trust-based endpoint and server protection
using events identified by FireEye.
Immediate access to any file on any system across the enterprise to
automatically determine the possibility of sophisticated attacks.
"Integrating the FireEye Malware Protection System with the Bit9
Trust-based Security Platform will provide a new level of enterprise
protection against advanced threats and targeted attacks," said Patrick
Morley, chief executive officer of Bit9.
"For organizations using FireEye, this integration with Bit9 will
increase the value of their FireEye investment. Customers using the Bit9
solution will be able to deploy FireEye and benefit from a single view
in Bit9 that will enable them to swiftly and accurately respond to
threats to their network and the devices connectedto it." The
integration will provide customers with improved security, reduced
operational effort and accelerated incident response times.
"FireEye is pleased to work with Bit9 to offer our mutual customers a
comprehensive end-to-end security solution that combines our
industry-leading capabilities in network and endpoint security," said
Dave DeWalt, chairman and chief executive officer of FireEye.
"Increasingly, organizations want to modernize their security strategies
to counter the relentless tide of advanced threats coming from
nation-states, hacktivists and cybercriminals. This integration is an
important step toward helping enterprises build a better defense against
Bit9 announced its strategic initiative for integrating endpoint and
network security in a separate news
release issued today. The company will announce full details of its
integrated solution with FireEye in the second quarter of 2013.
Both companies are exhibiting at the RSA (News - Alert) Conference 2013 in
San Francisco Feb. 25 through Feb. 28; Bit9 in booth #545 and FireEye
in booth #1646.
About FireEye, Inc.
pioneered the next generation of threat protection to help organizations
protect themselves from being compromised. Cyber attacks have become
much more sophisticated and are now easily bypassing traditional
signature-based defenses, such as next-generation firewalls, IPS,
anti-virus, and gateways, compromising the majority of enterprise
networks. The FireEye platform supplements these legacy defenses with a
new model of security to protect against the new breed of cyber attacks.
The unique FireEye
platform provides the industry's leading cross-enterprise threat
protection fabric to dynamically identify and block cyber attacks in
real time. The core of the FireEye platform is a signature-less,
virtualized detection engine and a cloud-based threat intelligence
network, which help organizations protect their assets across all major
threat vectors, including Web, email, mobile, and file-based cyber
attacks. The FireEye platform is deployed in over 40 countries and more
than 1,000 customers and partners, including over 25 percent of the
The leader in Trust-based Security, Bit9 continuously monitors and
records all activity on servers and endpoints to detect and stop
cyberthreats that evade traditional security defenses. A cloud-based
software reputation service combined with policy-driven application
control and whitelisting provide the most reliable form of security in a
model that can be rapidly implemented with less maintenance than
traditional tools. Bit9 has stopped the most advanced attacks, including
Flame, Gauss and the malware responsible for the RSA breach. Almost
1,000 organizations-from Fortune 100 companies to small businesses-use
Bit9 to increase security, reduce operational costs, and improve
compliance. For more information, visit http://www.bit9.com,
follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) @Bit9, Facebook and Google+,
or call +1 617-393-7400.
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