Imperva Inc. : Imperva Sets a New Standard for Data Center Security with the
Release of SecureSphere 10.0
LEWIS PR for Imperva
Imperva Sets a New Standard for Data Center Security
with the Release of SecureSphere 10.0
Customers gain unmatched protection against modern threats with
industry-leading threat intelligence
Redwood Shores, Calif., April 23, 2013 -Imperva, Inc. (NYSE: IMPV), a pioneer
and leader of a new category of business security solutions for critical
applications and high-value business data in the data center, today announced
the release of SecureSphere 10.0. With today's announcement, Imperva raises
the bar for Web application firewall (WAF) effectiveness by unveiling
ThreatRadar Community Defense, the first crowd-sourced threat intelligence
service that aggregates and validates attack data from WAFs to protect against
hackers, automated clients, and zero-day attacks. Imperva is also extending
its unmatched security coverage for data center assets by introducing
SecureSphere Directory Services Monitoring plus support for NFS, IMS, and
"As vendors deploy more shared-intelligence features in their products, make
use of them; they can make you more effective and more versatile in responding
more quickly to today's threats," said Anton Chuvakin, research director at
Gartner, and Ramon Krikken, research VP at Gartner, in a May 2012 report
titled Security Information and Event Management Futures.
Imperva ThreatRadar Community Defense delivers crowd-sourced threat
intelligence to Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewalls (WAF).
Gathering live attack data from WAFs deployed around the world and
distributing this data in near-real time, Community Defense fortifies the
entire community against emerging threats. Community Defense translates the
attack feeds it gathers into attack patterns, reputation data, and policies to
safeguard Imperva-protected Websites from similar attacks and attack sources.
"Together, Imperva ThreatRadar Reputation Services and Community Defense pull
crowd-sourced data from around the world to provide heightened insight into
the identity of these attackers," said Amichai Shulman, Co-Founder and CTO of
Imperva. "As the first company to deliver crowd-sourced threat intelligence
for Web application firewalls, we continue to innovate to deliver what we
believe are the best, most advanced Web application security solutions
available to meet the evolving needs of our customers."
Additionally, a Hacker Intelligence Initiative report, released today by
Imperva, found that threat-blocking efficiency increased with crowd-sourced
threat intelligence for the Web applications tracked in the report. The
three-month long study of 60 Web applications demonstrates that cross-site
information sharing (i.e., crowd sourcing) results in threat intelligence that
enables protection against large-scale campaigns. For more information, or to
download the report, click here.
Along with ThreatRadar Community Defense which is part of the SecureSphere WAF
family, today's release highlights two additional areas of the SecureSphere
SecureSphere File Security: SecureSphere Directory Services Monitoring (DSM)
enriches Imperva's File and Database Security products by providing the
ability to audit, alert and report on changes made in Active Directory. DSM
allows organizations to continuously monitor critical activity and meet
compliance requirements, making it a comprehensive platform for protecting
critical applications and data across various systems in the data center.
Additionally, added support for NFS extends Imperva's unstructured data
coverage into additional environments including Unix and Linux.
SecureSphere Database Security: SecureSphere 10.0 offers agent technology
enhancements and extended support for IBM's Information Management System
(IMS) and PostgreSQL, to provide enterprise-class database audit and
protection solutions to organizations, large and small.
SecureSphere 10.0 is available immediately. For more information please visit
Imperva is a pioneer and leader of a new category of business security
solutions for critical applications and high-value data in the data center.
Imperva's award-winning solutions protect against data theft, insider abuse,
and fraud while streamlining regulatory compliance by monitoring and
controlling data usage and business transactions across the data center, from
storage in a database or on a file server to consumption through applications.
With over 2,200 end-user customers in more than 60 countries and thousands of
organizations protected through cloud-based deployments, securing your
business with Imperva puts you in the company of the world's leading
organizations. For more information, visit www.imperva.com, follow us on
Twitter or visit our blog.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including without
limitation those regarding our belief that we have the best, most advanced Web
application security available. These forward-looking statements are subject
to material risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ
substantially from expectations. Investors should consider important risk
factors, which include: the risk that our products are not adopted at levels
that we anticipate; the risk that competitors may be perceived by customers to
be better positioned to help handle Web application security threats; and
other risks detailed under the caption "Risk Factors" in the company's Form
10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or the SEC, on March
15, 2013 and the company's other SEC filings. You can obtain copies of the
company's SEC filings on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.
© 2013 Imperva, Inc. All rights reserved. Imperva, the Imperva logo and
SecureSphere are trademarks of Imperva, Inc. All other brand, service or
product names are trademarks of their respective companies or owners.
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