Turning the Tables on Attackers with Enterprise-Wide Threat Detection, Context and Enhanced Visibility; Driverless, Non-Signature Approach Leverages Big Data for Limitless Endpoint Intelligence
CounterTack, a pioneer in delivering real-time endpoint threat detection, context and visibility around targeted attacks, today announced the next-generation of its revolutionary endpoint threat detection and response platform, Sentinel, to help global organizations regain control of their security against targeted, persistent threats.
“Defending against advanced persistent threats and protecting our organization and customers from threats like Dark Seoul are our top priorities,” said Jae Woo Lee, General Manager of the Managed Security Service Team, SK Infosec. “We needed a platform that provides deep behavioral analysis of persistent attacks with an unparalleled level of intelligence, to make better security decisions. Sentinel gives us the visibility and attack context that we need to prioritize our response to known and unknown threats.”
The endpoint has emerged as the epicenter of attacker access and activity – the new battleground between attackers and enterprise organizations. To combat large-scale, persistent threats, organizations need unobscured visibility into attacker behavior across the enterprise with automated intelligence to dramatically improve response time and response tactics. Sentinel combines its real-time stealthware with Big Data analytics to provide organizations with that visibility, context and intelligence necessary to make better, more informed security decisions across the entire enterprise.
“Persistent, motivated attackers have had the advantage over enterprise and government organizations for far too long – it’s time to put these organizations back in control of their security,” said Neal Creighton, CEO, CounterTack. “We leverage attackers’ own technology and methods, delivering enterprise-grade stealthware to customers, that provides automated attack intelligence and enterprise-wide correlation. With Sentinel, CounterTack is turning the tide on attackers by giving teams a platform that’s simple to deploy and operationalize across the entire enterprise.”
Endpoint threat detection and response has emerged as a critical component in defending against sophisticated adversaries, driving market and technology consolidation evidenced by FireEye’s recent acquisition of Mandiant. CounterTack remains the independent technology leader, with substantial advantages over competitive platforms including:
“...In fact, kernel-based tools offer better protection from tampering because the userland agent tool cannot be protected from the attacker with kernel-level access. It is more difficult for the attacker to hide from ETDR data collection than, say, native OS logging," Gartner, Endpoint Threat Detection and Response Tools and Practices, Anton Chuvakin, September 25, 2013.