CounterTack In The News - 2013

Security Breaches at Federal Agencies Fuel Speculation on Break-in Tactics (11/19/2013)

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"The main issue is that attackers spend undetected time – hours, days, months – inside of a target network as they ex-filtrate data," Neal Creighton, chief executive of CounterTack, said.

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Time to Take the Mobile Out of Mobile Security (11/13/2013)

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Antone Gonsalves agrees with CounterTack CTO Michael Davis in regards to his argument that it's time to take the mobile out of mobile security.

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IDC Tabs ‘Specialized Threat Analysis and Protection’ as New Security Segment (11/4/2013)

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CounterTack is among the key players in IDC's new market category, Specialized Threat Analysis and Protection (STAP).

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DARPA Announces Grand Challenge for Automated Cyber-Defense (11/4/2013)

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CounterTack CTO Michael Davis weighs in on DARPA's proposed cyber-security grand challenge. "

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It's Not 'Mobile Security,' It's Just Security (11/4/2013)

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Not a day goes by that some headline isn't screaming about the existential threat posed by mobile computing.

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Does DARPA's Cyber Challenge Go Far Enough? (10/24/2013)

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New weapons move the arms race forward, but the fact still remains that cyber attackers will undoubtedly continue to research and identify new ways to breach enterprise security. 

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CounterTack Gets $12 Million in Funding (10/18/2013)

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CounterTack secures $12 million in funding to support its go-to-market strategy and global expansion in endpoint threat detection and response.

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CounterTack Closes Series B (10/16/2013)

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CounterTack has closed a $12 million Series B round of funding, supported by Goldman Sachs,Fairhaven Capital and a group of private investors. 

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CounterTack Raises $12 Million as Cybersecurity VC Funding Surges (10/16/2013)

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Venture funds are channeling increasing amounts of money into cybersecurity startups. The latest beneficiary is cybersecurity firm CounterTack Inc. which today said it raised $12 million in a new round of funding. 

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CounterTack Announces $12M Series B Round Of Funding (10/16/2013)

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CounterTack today announced it has closed a $12 million Series B round of funding, supported by Goldman Sachs, Fairhaven Capital and a group of private investors.


CounterTack, A Radically Different Security Company, Announces $12M Series B (10/16/2013)

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Local security tech company CounterTack announced today that they have raised a $12 million Series B Round of funding from Goldman Sachs, Fairhaven Capital as well as a group of private investors.

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CrunchBase Daily (10/16/2013)

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CounterTack
cyber security, cyber intelligence
$12MM / Series-B
Founders — Alen Capalik
Investors — Goldman Sachs Fairhaven Capital Partners

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Venture Capital Deals (10/16/2013)

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CounterTack, a Waltham, Mass.-based endpoint security organization, has raised $12 million in Series B funding from investors like Goldman Sachs and Fairhaven Capital. 

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CounterTack Collects $12M in Series B Round (10/16/2013)

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Enterprise cybersecurity company CounterTack Inc. has raised $12 million in a Series B round provided by Goldman Sachs , Fairhaven Capital and unnamed investors. 

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Security Software Firm CounterTack Gets $12M Round; Backers Include Goldman Sachs (10/16/2013)

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CounterTack, the cyber security software company based in Waltham, announced Wednesday they have closed a $12 million series B round led by Goldman Sachs and Fairhaven Capital, as well as private angel investors. 

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CounterTack Adds $12M Series B to Stop IT Attacks at the Front Door (10/16/2013)

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It’s an immutable law of the Internet: if you’ve got a valuable network, someone’s going to attack. The tricky part is how to defend yourself.

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5 Reasons Every Company Should Have A Honeypot (10/2/2013)

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CounterTack CTO Michael Davis discusses the covert merits of honeypots and how they can reduce attacker dwell time. 

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Yahoo Email Change Doesn't Solve Security Problem (9/26/13)

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CounterTack's CTO weighs in on the new Yahoo "Not My Email" button in this article from Kristin Burnham.

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CounterTack to Help Defend South Korea from Cyber Attacks (09/05/13)

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Endpoint security provider CounterTack recently announced a partnership agreement with South Korean information security services provider SK Infosec to defend Korean workstation and server endpoints from cyber attacks.

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CounterTack and the State of Cyber Security (08/29/13)

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CounterTack's Chief Researcher of Counterintelligence Sean Bodmer chats with Atlanta Business Radio X about the state of cyberecurity and CounterTack's role in the industry.

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CounterTack to Defend Endpoints in South Korea (8/28/13)

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CounterTack has entered into an exclusive partnership with one of South Korea's largest organizations, SK Infosec, an information and security services provider. CounterTack will use its endpoint protection platform, Sentinel, to counter targeted, persistent cyberattacks on workstation and server endpoints in Korea.

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CounterTack Partners With South Korean Providers For APT Defense (8/22/13)

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CounterTack announced its worldwide partnership agreement with SK Infosec, a multi-million dollar South Korean information security services provider, and wholly owned subsidiary of SK C&C, to counter targeted, persistent cyber attacks on workstation and server endpoints in Korea.

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CounterTack Moves into South Korea – An Interview with CEO Neal Creighton (8/21/13)

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HackSurfer editor Jeff Peters reports on his Q&A with CounterTack CEO Neal Creighton regarinding the company's partnership with SK Infosec in South Korea.

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Endpoint Threat Detection and Response Category Named By Gartner (07/26/13)

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Gartner analyst Anton Chuvakin blogs on the up and coming category he'll release a report on soon, aptly named 'Endpoint Threat Detection and Response,' with CounterTack a key player.  

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Why Video Game Companies are Lucrative Targets for Hackers (07/12/13)

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Chief Researcher Sean Bodmer provides expert insight on cyber-attackers breaking info more than 35,000 accounts on servers operated by Konami, a video game maker, which is just another in a recent string of attackers against gaming companies. 

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Cost of Cybersecurity: The Disaster That is a Long-Term Breach (07/11/13)

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Chief Researcher Sean Bodmer talks dwell time and the cost of cybersecurity in HackSurfer. 

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SCADA Security: No One Wants to Start a War, But They Could (07/01/13)

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Chief Researcher Sean Bodmer weighs in on the critical and targeted threats to SCADA systems in Hacksurfer. 

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Carberp Source Code Leak Likely To Spawn Malware Variants, Innovation (06/27/13)

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Chief Researcher Sean Bodmer discusses the security implications of the Carberp source code leak in Dark Reading, providing examples on how it can be used to build tools for future attacks. 

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Experts Weigh In: Cybersecurity trends 2-3 years down the road? (06/27/13)

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Chief Researcher Sean Bodmer chats with Hacksurfer's Jeff Peters about securing endpoints along WiFi networks. 

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Pesky Bug Drags Facebook Shadow Profiles Into the Spotlight (06/24/13)

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Chief Researcher Sean Bodmer discusses the security concerns in Tech News World, over a particular bug's proliferation in exposing Facebook shadow profiles. 

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Facebook Security Glitch Exposes Millions of Users' Data (06/24/13)

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Chief Researcher Sean Bodmer discusses the security issues surrounding a recent Facebook data breach with Newsfactor. 

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Google Reports Iranian Phishing on Eve of Elections (06/17/13)

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Chief Researcher Sean Bodmer provides insight to CIO Today on the rise of, and characteristics of the phishing uptick around elections. 

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12 Endpoint Security Myths Dispelled (06/11/13)

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Chief Researcher Sean Bodmer weighs in on 2 particular myths in Dark Reading: Outdated A/V and endpoints not important enough to secure properly. 

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Threat of the Week: DDoS For Hire on the Rise (05/28/13)

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Chief Researcher Sean Bodmer lends commentary to Credit Union Times on 'DDoS for Hire' tactics and how financial institutions are at a greater risk with this increasing trend. 

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Product of The Week: CounterTack Scout (05/20/13)

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CounterTack Scout 4 is reviewed in Network World as the cyber-defense product of the week. 

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Q&A with CounterTack CEO Neal Creighton (05/07/13)

CEO Magazine interviews CounterTack CEO Neal Creighton on the emerging challenges enterprise organizations face in the wake of advanced attackers. 

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Syrian Electronic Army Hacks AP; DOW Briefly Tumbles (04/25/13)

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Chief Researcher Sean Bodmer discusses the latest hack executed by the SEA in Infosecurity Magazine, an indication of pure, cyber warfare. 

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Suspect Everything: Advanced Threats in the Network (04/01/13)

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Chief Researcher Sean Bodmer reveals the need for coupling inteligence with data analytics to SC Magazine, to out-think attackers. 

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Dotcom's Mega: Privacy And Security Woes (01/31/13)

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Chief Researcher Sean Bodmer discusses the launch of secure storage and file transfer system Mega, in PC Magazine. 

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'BYOD' Issues Creating Headaches In The Enterprise (01/23/13)

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Daily Tech cites CounterTack survey reveals that organizations are ill-prepared from a security standpoint, for BYOD. 

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CounterTack Gets First Patent For Cyber Attack Protection Software (01/18/13)

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Boston Business Journal reports that CounterTack has been awarded its first patent for its "cyber attack protection software" technology, or DSI. (Deep System Inspection) 

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