Moving the DXL story forward

Over the course of 2016, McAfee has been progressing a story and supporting a technical strategy that addresses the challenges of a rapidly changing risk landscape.  In recent years at McAfee’s annual security conference, FOCUS, we’ve seen Chris Young, Brian Dye and others mature a narrative that started with more integrated products, and then an integration framework with the Data Exchange Layer (DXL) and now a DXL that’s going to be released as open source.

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Making the “cyber” world a more secure place

Leveraging technology partnerships to drive customer value

New and sophisticated security threats and cyber attacks such as zero-days, “phishing”, and advanced persistent threats are plaguing organizations the world over, directly impacting:

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Building bridges to a more connected security environment

For a long time, the threat intelligence landscape could be likened to an archipelago; a collection of islands. There were a few bridges here and there but the various islands remained largely inaccessible. It became clear, however, that in this era of rapidly evolving and advanced threats, we needed to find a way to build those bridges, to join the dots and ensure each part of the ‘security archipelago’ is not only connected, but integrated, with open channels of communication.

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The Rise and Rise of ‘Standard’ Mode

User Account Control was a great idea but it has taken privilege management to fulfill its potential

How did computer security get into such a troubled and confused state? It’s a question security professionals must ask themselves on a daily basis as they face demands that threaten to explode budgets while offering no guarantee that any of the expensively-assembled defenses will actually work.

The roots of the malaise goes back to the early years of the millennium when enterprises and consumers using Windows 2000 and Windows XP were suddenly ambushed by waves of clever software attacks that warned the world that criminals had floored an evolutionary accelerator pedal. By the time XP and Windows received its first major security upgrade in the form of Service Pack 2 in 2004, it was becoming clear that security had entered an unsettling era that might take decades to play out.

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Privilege Guard ePO Edition is Here!

Today we are very pleased to announce the release of Privilege Guard ePO Edition, a brand new version tightly integrated with McAfee ePO which delivers comprehensive and scalable privilege management to all McAfee secured endpoints.

Since we released the McAfee ePO Integration Pack last year, we have been focused on extending our very successful partnership with McAfee, by building a complete solution within the ePO ecosystem.

We are really pleased with the end result, which showcases the strength of Avecto’s innovative approach to least privilege, married with the powerful ePO platform.

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