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Operationalizing Threat IntelligenceThreat Intelligence: Evidence-based knowledge about an existing hazard designed to help organizations understand the risks common and severe external threats, used to inform decisions regarding the subject’s response. LookingGlass Cyber (n) - Actionable, relevant, and timely information that can help when assessing the security posture of an organization. A little more left. No no, that’s now too far... at the Network Layer

By integrating threat intelligence into the network layer, security and network operations teams often find that both their effectiveness and efficiencies improve.

Today we are pleased to announce an update to LookingGlass’ suite of threat mitigation applications dubbed the ‘NetX’ product line. The ‘NetX’ line combines a unique integration of next generation Deep Packet Processing (DPP) appliances and applications, including LookingGlass NetDefender, and LookingGlass DNS Defender. The update includes an enhanced CS-4000E DPP appliance, which will enable security teams to operationalize threat intelligence and discover and mitigate network threats faster, easier, and earlier.

The newly launched CS-4000E employs the same secure processing environment and maintains the security pedigree of the market leading CS-4000 (hardened OS and cross-domain guard capabilities) to deliver unparalleled protection to the most security conscious organizations in the world.

The updated threat mitigation portfolio also provides the following benefits to the existing DNS Defender and NetDefender – formerly Trusted Cyber Solution Orchestrator (TCSO) – solutions:

  • DNS Defender – offers dynamic threat defense by blocking the very first communication between embedded malwareMalware: A generic term for a software that is designed to disable or otherwise damage computers, networks and computer systems LookingGlass Cyber (n) - another type of cold that can destroy a computer by latching on to destroy other programs. and the command and control (C2) servers using access control lists provided by LookingGlass ScoutVision or the customer.
  • NetDefender – the first and only cybersecurityCybersecurity: A set of security techniques that are designed to protect the integrity of computer systems, programs and data from theft and damage to their hardware, software or other information as well as the disruption and misappropriation of their services. LookingGlass Cyber (n) - Professional paid ninjas who protect the cyber world from cyber attacks. Everybody is doing it, but we have the double black belt with the Versace logo. So yeah, we’re really good. solution to enable multiple and independent advanced malware defenses to work together to stop attacks sooner by harnessing LookingGlass DPP on the CS-4000E for traffic steering and inline threat mitigation.

Organizations are constantly faced with selection, deployment, and operation of complex and often conflicting defenses to address today’s sophisticated Internet-born threats. The LookingGlass ‘NetX’ product line allows for the integration of network security appliances and applications to offer the industry’s only contextual threat visibility combined with threat intelligence-driven dynamic defense solutions.

Check back for a blog reviewing the technical aspect of the CS-4000E and the ‘NetX’ product line!

Contact us or visit our site to learn more about how our solutions detect and respond to prioritized, relevant threats with a wide range of dynamic, intelligence-based defenses to stay ahead of both cyber and physical threats.

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