Bit9 Announces Partnership with Palo Alto Networks to Integrate
Industry-leading Endpoint and Network Security
Integration of Bit9’s Trust-based Security Platform and Palo Alto Networks’
WildFire Modern Malware Prevention Subscription will Deliver Holistic View of
the Ecosystem to Protect Against Advanced Threats
RSA Conference 2013
WALTHAM, Mass. -- February 25, 2013
Bit9, the leader inTrust-based Security, andPalo 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 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 modern
*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 investment 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 separatenews releaseissued today. The company will announce
full details of its integrated solution with Palo Alto Networks in the second
quarter of 2013.
Both companies are exhibiting at theRSA Conference 2013in San Francisco Feb.
25 through Feb. 28;Bit9 in booth #545andPalo 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,
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, visithttp://www.bit9.com, follow us
on Twitter@Bit9,FacebookandGoogle+, or call +1 617-393-7400.
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