|By Business Wire||
|February 11, 2013 10:19 AM EST||
Verdasys, a leading provider of Enterprise Information Protection (EIP) solutions and managed services for enterprise and midmarket companies, today announced that the company has joined the HP Enterprise Security Technology Alliances Program and has achieved HP ArcSight Common Event Format (CEF) certification for its Digital Guardian platform.
With the HP ArcSight CEF certification, Digital Guardian can provide a rich data stream from laptops, desktops and servers, including a forensic log of data usage events, such as the user and application which accessed the data, and the data classification itself. Making this data stream interoperable with the HP ArcSight platform allows correlation with other security event data from the network, enterprise applications and other backend systems, dramatically increasing visibility for insider threat, malware detection and containment use cases.
Verdasys’ flagship product, Digital Guardian , is a scalable platform that protects intellectual property and other sensitive business data against insider threat and malware attacks, while enabling secure data sharing and collaboration across physical, virtual, mobile and cloud environments. Digital Guardian agents classify data as well as audit and control data usage to provide contextual awareness of the endpoint and end user activity.
"Verdasys is excited to join the HP Enterprise Security Technology Alliances Program," said Marcus Brown, Vice president of Business Development, Verdasys. "Our customers benefit from the certification process and the ability to correlate the rich, end-point data stream from Digital Guardian with other security event data. Verdasys joins an elite group of technology providers that are on the cutting edge of data protection, mitigating the threats posed by malicious insiders and cyber attacks."
"Business continuity demands optimal visibility and rapid discovery of malicious insiders and cyber attacks," said Buck Watia, director, Business Development, Enterprise Security Products, HP. "This interoperability with Verdasys' Digital Guardian offers customers a leap forward in this effort by enabling a new level of visibility into host system threats."
As a new member of the HP Enterprise Security Technology Alliances Program, Verdasys' Digital Guardian has been validated as interoperable with HP ArcSight. With this testing and certification by HP, Verdasys' enterprise information technology solution is now available to customers of both HP and Verdasys.
Verdasys (http://verdasys.com) provides Enterprise Information Protection solutions and managed services to secure sensitive data and assure the integrity of business processes, enabling midsize and global businesses to successfully compete in collaborative and mobile environments. Digital Guardian, a Leader in Gartner’s 2012 Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention, is a proven technology platform that provides complete, policy-based data lifecycle monitoring, classification, control and forensics on endpoints and servers, virtual machines and enterprise applications, networks, mobile devices and cloud environments. Digital Guardian protects IP and regulated data from compromise by insiders, contractors, partners and targeted cyber attacks. Since 2003, millions of Digital Guardian agents have been deployed to protect critical data for global leaders in financial services, insurance, technology, manufacturing and healthcare industries.
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