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CounterTack Receives “Strong” Ratings for Sentinel in 5 out of 5 Use Cases in Gartner EDR Report

Posted by Nate Buell   |   August 3, 2016

 In Gartner’s latest Endpoint Detection and Response Technologies and Solutions Report, CounterTack receives “Strong” Rating Across All Categories for Sentinel Based on Behavioral Analysis EDR Approach

Black Hat North America Conference, LAS VEGAS (August 3, 2016) – CounterTack today announced that the company received ”Strong” ratings across all  five categories in Gartner’s June 2016 Comparison of EDR Technologies and Solutions Report for Sentinel, its big data endpoint detection and response (EDR) product.

CounterTack is the only EDR vendor that effectively combines continuous, behaviorally-based detection and response capabilities with predictive, in-memory binary analysis for the enterprise.  Sentinel now integrates CounterTack’s patented memory analysis technology Digital DNA® to give customers more context and visibility around how threats might execute across their endpoint environments.

Gartner’s comparison provides an assessment of how products address the key capabilities and use cases identified for EDR tools. CounterTack received “Strong” ratings across all five of the enterprise use cases:

  • Incident data search and investigation
  • Alert triage or suspicious activity validation
  • Suspicious activity detection
  • Threat hunting or data exploration
  • Stopping malicious activity

“We believe Gartner’s report further validates that CounterTack is leading the way in delivering innovative EDR technology,” said Neal Creighton, CEO, CounterTack. “In order to protect themselves against the most advanced and aggressive attacks, enterprises are recognizing that endpoint security is an essential component of modern security architecture. Our unique approach to EDR focuses on real attacker and insider behavior, helping today’s security teams in identifying threats before they happen, as they are in progress and to triage post-incident damage. CounterTack is committed to providing the most innovative and adaptable solutions that will protect enterprises against the most dangerous cybercriminals.”

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