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CRN names CounterTack to year end list of "The 10 Coolest Security Startups of 2014" (12/16/2014)

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CounterTack was named to CRN's list of "The 10 Coolest Security Startups of 2014"

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Sony Learned Last Year About Large Network Security Breach (12/16/2014)

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Michael Davis, CounterTack CTO, provides commentary on the Sony Breach and how they could have seen this coming.

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Attackers Turn Focus to PoS Vendors (12/12/2014)

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CounterTack VP of Security Strategy Tom Bain discusses the recent attack on Chanrge Anywhere, the list of PoS vendors to suffer from hacks this year.

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Hackers Derail Sony's PlayStation Network (12/9/2014)

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Hackers calling themselves the "Lizard Squad" hit Sony's Playstation Network with a DNS attack, CounterTack CTO Mike Davis discusses Sony's Issues here.

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How Online Retailers Can Rebuild Consumer Confidence: 10 Data Points (12/3/2014)

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Exclusive eWeek article featuring CounterTack CTO Mike Davis, on the steps retail organizations can take to ensure they protect their customers from cyber attacks during the 2014 holiday shopping season. 

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Endpoint Security Makes Quantum Shift (12/5/2014)

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In his latest Information Week article, CounterTack CTO Michael Davis discusses the new way to approach endpoint security - detect and respond. 

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Endpoints Secure in Forensic Techniques (12/4/2014)

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CounterTack CTO Michael Davis gives his insight around cyber-threats to medical devices.

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Iran-Backed Hackers Target Airports, Carriers: Report (12/2/2014)

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CounterTack Chairman of the Board, Admiral WIlliam J. Fallon, provides commentary on the recent accusations against Iranian based hackers. 

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Sony Pictures Reels From Hacker Attack (11/26/2014)

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CounterTack CTO Mike Davis discusses the most recent Sony attack, and where this has happened before.

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Breach of US State Department Network Prompts Statement Against the Congress (11/18/2014)

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WHat happened in the State Department Breach? CounterTack CTO Mike Davis provides some knowledge on the topic.

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Hackers breach State Department's unclassified email system (11/18/2014)

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CounterTack CTO Mike Davis offers commentary on the breach in the State Department.

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The top infosec issues of 2014 (11/17/2014)

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What were the top infosec issues of 2014? CounterTack's Tom Bain and others discuss. 

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Bloomberg Advantage Veteran’s Day: CounterTack CEO Creighton (11/11/2014)

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CounterTack CEO Neal Creighton appeared on Bloomberg Radio to discuss the state of endpoint security and cyber hacking.

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New Tool Alerts Etailers to Suspicious Characters (11/11/2014)

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Tom Bain, VP of Security Strategy at CounterTack, gives his commentary to de-bunk myth that a cyber 'catastrophe' is on the rise.

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Third-Party Breach of Home Depot Also Highlights Risks of Email Theft (11/10/2014)

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How can other retailers avoid these mistakes? Tighten the integration between inventory, teams and systems.

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Home Depot: Massive Breach Happened Via Third-Party Vendor Credentials (11/10/2014)

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What can be learned from the Home Depot Breach? CounterTack VP of Security Strategy Tom Bain offers his thoughts on the attack. 

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New Details Of Home Depot Attack Reminiscent Of Target's Breach (11/07/2014)

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CounterTack VP of Security Strategy Tom Bain says that retailers need to have a better grasp of who has access to their networks. 

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Home Depot Breach Also Leaked 53 Million E-Mails (11/07/2014)

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How was Home Depot supply chain affected by the breach. Counterack VP of Security Strategy Tom Bain dives in the topic. 

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From Malware to Breach (11/06/2014)

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CounterTack VP of Security Strategy Tom Bain speaks about the most common attacks as reported in the Post Data 

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Backoff PoS Malware Boomed in Q3 (10/28/2014)

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CounterTack CTO Michael Davis discusses best practices retailers can follow to help ensure their PoS systems are protected. 

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Threatpost Coverage of the Exclusive CounterTack Cyber Resiliency Panel (10/28/2014)

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Monday October 27, CounterTack held an exclusive panel titled, Cyber Resiliency: Staying Ahead of Threats, that included cyber security experts from the military, government and private sector. 

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Private Sector Sleuthing Thwarts China-Linked Hacking - Discussed at CounterTack's Cyber Resiliency Panel (10/28/2014)

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Cyber Resiliency panelist, Zachary Goldman, executive director of the Center on Law and Security at the NYU School of Law, provided commentary on private sector security after CounterTack's exclusive industry panel. 

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Exlcusive Coverage of CounterTack's Cyber Resiliency Panel  (10/28/2014)

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COL Bob Fanelli and AMD William J. Fallon (Ret.) provide commentary on growing concerns over the relationship between government entities pertaining to cyber security.

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Retailers Facing Intensified Cyberthreat This Holiday Season (10/28/2014)

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CounterTack CTO Michael Davis explains why retailers are more susceptible to cyber attacks during the holiday season. 

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CounterTack Sentinel v5.2 Named to Products of the Week (10/27/2014)

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CounterTack Sentinel v5.2 was named to Network World's Products of the Week list for October 27, 2014 and is highlighted in this slideshow.  

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Lesson from Jimmy John's Security Breach: Get Used to It (9/25/2014)

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CounterTack CTO Michael Davis offers his expert opinion on the expectations that companies should have about the future of data breaches.

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Bloor Analyst Recognizes CounterTack (09/04/2014)

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Bloor analyst Fran Howarth cites CounterTack as leading the way in helping organizations deal with volumes of targeted attacks through continuously responding and remediating. 

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Dairy Queen Latest Retailer To Report Hack (8/28/2014)

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CounterTack CTO Michael Davis talks about best practices retail organiztions can use to protect their PoS Systems from attacks. 

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Backoff, Dairy Queen, UPS & Retail's Growing PoS Security Problem (8/27/2014)

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CounterTack CTO Michael Davis discusses the recent string of PoS attacks at Dairy Queen, UPS and other retail outlets.

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Feedback Friday: Heartbleed Exploited in Theft of 4.5M Patient Records - Industry Reactions (8/22/14)

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VP of Security Strategy Tom Bain gives his thoughts in this Security Week article around the Community Health System breach. 

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Department of Homeland Security Takes Further Steps to Strengthen Cybersecurity (7/31/2014)

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Dir. of Security Strategy, Tom Bain, gives his commentary on the steps Homeland Security can take to improve cybersecurity defense. 

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Tom Bain Comments on the Steady Growth of Money Lost due to CyberCrime (7/21/2014)

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CounterTack Dir. of Security Strategy Tom Bain comments of the growth of loss from CyberCrime.

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CounterTack named "The 10 Coolest Security Startups of 2014 (So Far)" by CRN (7/16/2014)

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CounterTack was named to CRN's list of "The 10 Coolest Security Startups of 2014 (So Far)"

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CounterTack Dir. of Strategy Tom Bain hosts Q&A Session with Mark Spoto from Razor's Edge (7/11/14)

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CounterTack's Tom Bain and Mark Spoto from Razro's Edg discuss trends in the information security industry. 

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CounterTack Adds $5 Million to Bring Series B Round to $20 Million (6/16/14)

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Endpoint threat detection firm CounterTack has added $5 million to its Series B round to bring the total raised to $20 million. 

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CounterTack Sentinel named by CRN "Tech 10 Security Products: Advanced Threat Protection" (6/16/2014)

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CounterTack Sentinel was part of a list of 10 solutions compiled by CRN that can "...detect threats and bolster incident response."

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Security Software Firm CounterTack Raises Additional $5M in Series B Funding (6/16/2013)

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CounterTack has announced it added an additional $5 million from Razor's Edge Ventures, to extend its Series B financing round for a total raise of $20 million.

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Security startup CounterTack takes $5M more to meet demand for attack-detection systems (6/16/2014)

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CounterTack has announced that they have take on an additional $5M in funding from Razor's Edge venutres. 

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CounterTack Raises an Additional $5M for a Total of $20M in Series B Funding (6/16/2014)

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CounterTack announces that they have raised another $5M in funding from Razor's Edge Ventures.  

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CounterTack Engaging Channel With Advanced Threat Analytics (6/3/2014)

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CounterTack has annouced their new CyberPath Partner Program to engage in the channel. 

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Iran's Cyber Attack Capabilities Growing Quickly (5/21/14)

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CounterTack Security Strategist Tom Bain provides commentary on the Iranian Cyber Attack Capabilities in this Security Week article. 

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US Indicts 5 Chinese Officers on Cyber-Espionage Charges (5/19/14)

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Mike Davis, CounterTack CTO, gives his thoughts on the recent cyber-espionage case between US and China. 

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11 Essentials of Enterprise Security (5/12/2014)

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CounterTack Sentinel is named a component of the 11 Essentials of Enterprise Security.

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How Heartbleed is Changing Security (4/30/2014)

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CounterTack CTO Michael Davis provides commentary on the effects of Heartbleed. 

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CIOs Architect a Cloud Computing Business Model, with Watchful Eye On Costs (4/1/2014)

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CounterTack CTO Michael Davis featured in this Tech Target story around building cloud business models.

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2013: A Perilous Year on the Internet (3/11/2014)

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Tom Bain, Senior Director of Marketing and Security Strategy at CounterTack, gives his commentary on the state of e-commerce.

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There's an Exclusive Society of Elite Hackers That Includes Napster and WhatsApp's Founders (3/4/2014)

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CounterTack CTO, Michael Davis is among the famous alumni of "w00w00," an elite group of hackers that have gone on to success leading new companies.   

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Boston Roundup: HubSpot, Veveo, Clarity, CounterTack, Smarterer (3/3/2014)

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CounterTack is among a group of Boston area organizations to receive funding early in 2014.

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Prepare Now for Mobile DDoS Attacks(3/3/2014)

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Sean Bodmer, Chief Researcher at CounterTack, was asked to give his expert opinion on the effects of DDoS attacks on mobile devices.  

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Inside The Billion-Dollar Hacker Club (3/2/2014)

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CounterTack CTO, Michael Davis is cited as a notable alumni of the the elite hacker group "w00w00."

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McAfee adds six partners to Security Innovation Alliance (2/27/2014)

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CounterTack has been named a McAfee Security Innovation Alliance Partner.  

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Waltham-based CounterTack announces additional $3M to Series B (2/25/2014)

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CounterTack closes out their Series B funding with an additional $3M.

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Siemens Kicks Off $100 Million Venture Fund for Startups (2/19/2014)

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Siemens kicks off a $100 million Industry of the Future Fund with investments in CounterTack. 

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Siemens Closes New $100M Fund for Innovation in Manufacturing Tech (2/17/2014)

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Siemens announces CounterTack as one of its first investments with their newly formed venture capital fund, focusing on high-tech start-ups.   

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Why Alternate Payment Schemes Get No Love (2/14/2014)

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CounterTack CTO Michael Davis says that people have become desensitized to fraud and ID theft. "It's just part of life, especially when financial services companies absorb all the impact of the theft," he explained to Lorna Garey at InformationWeek.

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One Worker Steals Data on 40% of South Korea: What's Going on Lately? (1/22/2014)

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In Jeff Peters' story on personal data of 20 million citizens being stolen, CounterTack CTO Michael Davis says "The reality is that not all breaches involve malware, and many more involve a persistent attacker."

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CounterTack Sentinel Named to Products of the Week (1/13/2014)

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CounterTack Sentinel was named to Network World's Products of the Week list for January 13, 2014 and is highlighted in this slideshow.  

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CounterTack Releases Newest Threat Detection and Response Tool (1/10/2014)

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Compliance Week editors report on CounterTack's newly launched endpoint threat detection and response platform, Sentinel.

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CounterTack Announces Next-Generation of its Endpoint Threat Detection Platform (1/7/2014)

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Jeff Peters recaps the launch of CounterTack's next generation of its endpoint threat detection and response platform, Sentinel.

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CounterTack Updates Sentinel Endpoint Threat Detection Platform (1/7/2014)

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In this article from eWEEK, Nathan Eddy analyzes the latest update to our Sentinel endpoint threat detection platform.

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State Of DevOps: Big Gains Elusive (1/6/2014)

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In his latest article for InformationWeek, CounterTack CTO Michael Davis analyzes the current state of DevOps and whether it can really bring together developers and IT operations to deliver better apps faster.

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