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GuardiCore Named 2016 Cybersecurity Leader for Breach Detection and Response by Cyber Defense Magazine

Award Recognizes Innovation and Best-in-Class Leadership

San Francisco, CA and Tel Aviv, Israel – GuardiCore, a leader in internal data center security and breach detection, today announced that it has been named a 2016 CyberSecurity Leader by Cyber Defense Magazine, the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine. Being named a CyberSecurity Leader affirms GuardiCore’s vision that security must keep up with the rate of constant change, closing the gap between traditional security technology and a sophisticated threat actor’s ingenuity. Award winners will be recognized in a special October edition of Cyber Warnings e-Magazine, during National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

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GuardiCore Expands Executive Team with Additions of New Chief Financial Officer and Vice President North American Sales

New Chief Financial Officer Yaron Bartov and Vice President of Sales Nathan Perdue Bring Deep Industry Experience to Rapidly Growing Data Center Security Innovator

San Francisco, CA and Tel Aviv, Israel – GuardiCore, a leader in internal data center security and breach detection, today announced the appointment of Yaron Bartov as chief financial officer and Nathan Perdue as vice president of sales, North America. The additions augment the company’s already-impressive management team, providing additional expertise and leadership capable of supporting the company’s growth being fueled by the need for enhanced data center security.

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Hot security Products at RSA 2016

Network World lists GuardiCore Reveal as one of its “Hot security products at RSA 2016.” GuardiCore Reveal, an extension to the GuardiCore Centra Security Platform, announced on February 29, provides granular visibility and policy definition across data center and cloud applications, adding to its real-time breach detection and response capabilities.

GuardiCore Extends Its Data Center Security Platform to Provide Greater Visibility and Policy Definition for Data Center Workloads

 New GuardiCore Reveal™ Adds Process-Level Visibility into Applications and Workloads Inside the Data Center

RSA Conference 2016, San Francisco, CA – GuardiCore, a leader in internal data center security, today announced it has extended its data center security platform, now rebranded as the GuardiCore Centra™ Security Platform, to provide granular visibility and policy definition across data center and cloud applications, adding to its real-time breach detection and response capabilities.   GuardiCore is demonstrating the Centra Security Platform at its RSA booth, 4422 in the North Hall.

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GuardiCore Integrates Threat Detection Technology with Check Point vSEC Virtual Gateways to Protect Critical Assets in the Modern Data Center

Real time Indicators of Compromise (IOC) Fed into Check Point Security Gateways Enable Blocking of Ongoing and Future Attacks at the Perimeter

Tel Aviv, Israel – GuardiCore, a leader in virtual data center security, today announced that its threat detection technology, a core component of its Data Center Security Suite, is integrated with Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd.to help organizations better protect their data centers from targeted attacks. GuardiCore now works seamlessly with Check Point vSEC Virtual Gateways to provide real-time data center threat detection tools, allowing administrators to block ongoing and future attacks inside the data center and at the perimeter. Read more

Learning from NSA’s Master Hacker

“The big question you need to think about is if you have an intrusion somewhere in your network, can you then defend against this lateral movement?” – Rob Joyce, Chief of the TAO

Rob Joyce, head of the NSA’s Tailored Access Operations (TAO) elite division, recently spoke to a large audience at the Usenix Enigma security conference in San Francisco.  Joyce talked about TAO’s process for exploiting victim networks. This was the first public talk made by any member of the NSA’s  team which is considered among the best cyber-warfare intelligence gathering organization in the world.

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Product Review on Emerging Products: Active Breach Detection

SC Magazine recently featured GuardiCore in its Emerging Products review on Active Breach Detection. Said SC Magazine about GuardiCore: “This tool is the whole package: active breach detection, deception technology, advanced analytics, forensic analysis in real time, and real-time remediation.”

Illegal Mining, the Cyber Version

Illegal mining is a serious problem in the real world. Lately, it has also become popular with cyber attackers who manage to mine digital currency through untargeted attacks. Untargeted attacks are a common problem, not as attention grabbing as APTs, but still responsible for a large percentage of attacks. In this post, using Guardicore’s Data Center Security Suite, we’ll take a look at yet another type of untargeted attacks, as we first reported with Alex.  Our attacker “galaden666” is a Ukrainian gamer who makes money by mining a new digital currency called Litecoins (a variant of Bitcoins) on compromised servers by stealing their CPU cycles.

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Caught red handed – Alex

Opportunistic hackers are far from the limelight these days but they still exist and can cause large amounts of damage if they manage to break into your systems. We’ve recently observed our Data Center Security Suite catch such a hacker, an “Alex” from Romania who has kindly enough supplied his own name and private domain for publicity.

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GuardiCore Expands Support for Docker Open Platform

Process-Level Visibility Between Containers Delivers More Granular Application Security Monitoring and Troubleshooting for “Dockerized” Applications

DockerCon Europe 2015, Barcelona, Spain – GuardiCore, a leader in internal data center security, today announced that it has expanded support for the Docker open platform for building, shipping and running distributed applications. In addition to providing advanced breach detection and response for “Dockerized” applications, GuardiCore has extended its support for Docker environments to deliver process-level visibility between any two containers, allowing security and devops teams to effectively secure, monitor, maintain and troubleshoot applications in a very granular manner. GuardiCore will be demonstrating its Docker support at Dockercon in the New Innovators Showcase. Read more