New Release Provides Industry’s First Threat Feed Scoring Tool; Top Five Bank Increases Cybersecurity Team Efficiency by 50 Percent
Reston, VA (PRWEB) October 28, 2015
IKANOW, the leader in open-source big data cyber analytics and threat prioritization, today released IKANOW Information Security Analytics.
IKANOW Information Security Analytics is the first platform to marry the strategic needs of an organization for cyber management reporting and risk assessment with the tactical need for analytic speed of big data sets to quickly prioritize active cyber threats. With this release, users are able to rapidly search all internal and external data feeds to identify and prioritize threats while streamlining communications to reduce risk and increase security operations efficiency.
The new release also provides role-based dashboards that provide cybersecurity situational awareness in context for roles ranging from CISO to cyber analyst. IKANOW is also introducing the industry’s first Threat Feed Scoring solution that enables users to evaluate the efficacy of their threat intelligence feeds.
“IKANOW protects organizations from cyber pirates and pick-pockets. Our information security analytics platform enables the fast and effective decision-making required to defeat these ubiquitous threats,” said Dave Camarata, IKANOW co-founder, president and chief executive officer. He added, “Every company is now under threat of cybersecurity attack. Criminal hackers routinely bypass firewalls and anti-virus solutions. Every enterprise must actively monitor threats, but the data deluge is overwhelming for most security operations. IKANOW Information Security Analytics is designed to cut through the noise of security alerts to focus on rapidly identifying and prioritizing active risks.”
According to a top five U.S. bank, IKANOW’s information security analytics platform increased the efficiency of their information security team by 50 percent. IKANOW’s platform allowed them to more quickly identify relevant cyber threats and then prioritize and triage responses.
IKANOW accelerates decision making on cyber security risks by integrating SIEM and threat intelligence so optimal security strategies can be executed with ease. The new features released today include:
- Lightning Search across all external and internal information
- Risk analysis reports map prioritized assets to current vulnerabilities to estimate costs and define the optimal approach to allocating patching resources
- Dashboard updates allowing customization for information security roles, including the CISO and cyber analyst
- Threat feed scoring visualizations to maximize the value of threat intelligence information by ranking consistent criteria in a single location
- Streamlined integration from third party data sources such as threat intelligence, networking scanning and hardware vendors
“Speed and accuracy matter when corporate and customer data are at risk. Communication among teams and fast, accurate reporting of security status are key to prioritizing resources and stopping cybersecurity breaches,” said Chris Morgan, IKANOW co-founder and chief technology officer. “IKANOW’s Information Security Analytics provides the rapid risk analysis, reporting and communication tools required by the information security team. It increases their communication effectiveness, prioritization and threat response capabilities.”
More information on the new release of IKANOW’s Enterprise Edition Information Security Analytics platform can be found at http://www.ikanow.com/new-enterprise-edition-release/.
IKANOW provides Fortune 1000 organizations an open, flexible, scalable and fast information security analytics platform that enables CISOs to continuously optimize their cybersecurity posture and reduce risk across the enterprise. For more information please visit http://www.ikanow.com.
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