|[February 25, 2013]
Bit9 Announces Partnership with Palo Alto Networks to Integrate Industry-leading Endpoint and Network Security
WALTHAM, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
the leader in Trust-based
Security, and Palo
Alto Networks, Inc., the network security company, today announced a
partnership to integrate Bit9's real-time endpoint and server security
solution with Palo Alto (News - Alert) Networks' next-generation firewalls and
WildFire, the company's cloud-based modern malware prevention service,
to provide IT administrators with a holistic view of their enterprise
network, endpoint and server ecosystem and deliver unsurpassed
protection against advanced threats. 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 Palo Alto Networks.
Immediate access to any file on any system across the enterprise to
automatically determine the possibility of sophisticated attacks.
"The combination of Palo Alto Networks' network security and Bit9's
endpoint security solutions will give enterprises a new level of insight
into what's happening anywhere in their ecosystem and protect against
potentially devastating advanced threats and targeted attacks," said
Patrick Morley, chief executive officer of Bit9. "Organizations using
Wildfire will be able to extend the value of their invesment by
integrating Bit9 into their security stack. Bit9 customers will be able
to easily deploy Palo Alto Networks' solutions and immediately see the
benefits of a single console view in Bit9 so they can quickly and
precisely respond to threats." The integration will provide customers
with improved security, reduced operational effort and accelerated
incident response times.
"Bit9's unique approach to endpoint security is a superb complement to
our next-generation firewalls and WildFire service," said Mark
McLaughlin, president and chief executive officer of Palo Alto Networks.
"This integration will extend for our mutual customers industry leading
threat prevention on their network in addition to their endpoints."
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 Palo Alto Networks in the second quarter of
Both companies are exhibiting at the RSA (News - Alert) Conference 2013 in
San Francisco Feb. 25 through Feb. 28; Bit9 in booth #545 and Palo
Alto Networks in booth #931.
About Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks™ is the network security company. Its innovative
platform enables enterprises, service providers, and government entities
to secure their networks and safely enable the increasingly complex and
rapidly growing number of applications running on their networks. The
core of Palo Alto Networks platform is its next-generation firewall,
which delivers application, user, and content visibility and control
integrated within the firewall through its proprietary hardware and
software architecture. Palo Alto Networks products and services can
address a broad range of network security requirements, from the data
center to the network perimeter, as well as the distributed enterprise,
which includes branch offices and a growing number of mobile devices.
Palo Alto Networks products are used by more than 10,000 customers in
over 100 countries. For more information, visit www.paloaltonetworks.com.
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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