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August 03, 2015 12:18 PM ET

Software

Company Overview of Bit9, Inc.

Company Overview

Bit9, Inc. provides endpoint threat detection, response, and prevention solutions that monitor and record various activities on servers and endpoints to detect and stop cyber threats that evade traditional defenses. It offers Bit9 + Carbon Black Security Solution, an endpoint threat prevention, detection, and response solution for Windows, Mac, and Linux endpoints and servers; Carbon Black, an endpoint threat detection and response solution for SOC and IR teams; and Bit9 + Carbon Black Threat Intelligence Cloud that provides reputation information, threat indicators, and attack classification intelligence. The company also provides implementation, health check, administrative training, and c...

266 Second Avenue

2nd Floor

Waltham, MA 02451

United States

Founded in 2002

Phone:

617-393-7400

Fax:

617-393-7499

Key Executives for Bit9, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 48
Co-Founder and Quality Assurance Architect
Co-Founder
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 41
Vice President and General Counsel
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Bit9, Inc. Key Developments

Bit9 + Carbon Black Appoints Pedro Santos as VP of Product Management

Bit9 + Carbon Black announced the appointment of Pedro Santos as vice president of product management. Santos oversees all of the company's product management initiatives, reporting to CEO Patrick Morley. Santos joins the company after 10 years at Akamai Technologies Inc. where most recently he was vice president for product management and market strategy for Akamai's Web business unit, which he helped drive from its inception to the market leading products that exist. Previously, he was vice president for mobile products and led the company's e-commerce strategy. Earlier in his career, Santos held product management leadership positions with MatrixOne and Genuity Solutions.

Bit9 And Veracode To Exit

Bit9, Inc. and Veracode, Inc. are getting close to exiting, whether by acquisition or IPO.

Bit9, Inc. Adds Major Capability Enhancements to Next-Generation Endpoint Threat Protection Platform

Bit9, Inc. announced major capability enhancements to its next-generation endpoint threat protection platform. The new release of the Bit9 Security Platform, Carbon Black, and the Bit9 + Carbon Black Threat Intelligence Cloud delivers: Integrations with Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) and the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) so organizations can drive faster investigations based on SCEP antivirus alerts and EMET blocked exploitation events. Bit9 + Carbon Black is the only next-generation endpoint security solution to integrate with Microsoft's endpoint security tools. Together, these integrations make it possible for organizations to stop paying for AV, leverage exploit mitigation technology at no cost, and invest their budget savings in next-generation advanced endpoint security solutions. The most open and extensible endpoint security platform, through new APIs and integrations that enable security teams to easily integrate Bit9 + Carbon Black's next-generation endpoint security solution with their entire security stack to create an integrated, holistic defense, through: Improved Integration with Splunk, which enables customers who use Splunk's data visualization capabilities for security operations to also leverage pivot tables to derive new insights from their environment and identify possible policy optimizations for simpler and improved administration. Integrations with Cyphort, Damballa, Fidelis Cybersecurity and Lastline, which reduce the operational effort of managing network and endpoint security and accelerate incident response times by providing more actionable intelligence and greater contextual understanding. RESTful Open APIs, which empower IT and security professionals to 'push out' and 'pull in' Bit9 + Carbon Black's endpoint data and complete feature set to third-party or homegrown security products, such as SIEMs, analytics tools, detonation services, AV solutions, operations tools, real-time threat intelligence, and more. These new APIs and integrations enable security teams to easily integrate Bit9 + Carbon Black's next-generation endpoint security solution with their entire security stack to create an integrated, holistic defense. Comprehensive threat intelligence through a major update to the Bit9 + Carbon Black Threat Intelligence Cloud that delivers: Attack classification through integration with Damballa's threat intelligence on malicious destinations, advanced threat actor groups and command-and-control communications for unmatched network-to-endpoint attack classification. Network domain reputation information to help security teams identify network traffic to or from malicious Web sources. This complements Bit9 + Carbon Black's software reputation information. Geolocation lookup of inbound and outbound network connections, so security professionals can identify the geographic location of attack sources. Advanced Threat Indicators that use icon matching to identify spear-phishing campaigns that deceive end users by masking malicious activities under the appearance of trusted applications. The fastest threat response and recovery, which includes endpoint threat banning for instant attack disruption and containment. This enables responders to instantly stop, contain and disrupt advanced threats as well as block the future execution of similar attacks. It also enables responders to recover from advanced threats faster than any other endpoint threat detection and response solution on the market. Community-driven knowledge sharing powered by a new rule-sharing feature integrated with the Bit9 + Carbon Black eXchange online community that enables enterprise security teams to access a library of practices policies and API integration modules and share their own custom detection and prevention rules.

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