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LookingGlass Launches ScoutShield a Zero-Touch Threat Intelligence Gateway

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LookingGlass™ Cyber Solutions, a leader in 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... driven security, today announced the commercial availability of the LookingGlass ScoutShield Threat Intelligence Gateway, an automated, high assurance, zero-touch, security appliance purposefully designed to operationalize threat intelligence into an organization’s network.

“An organization’s attack surface is continuously expanding from the time a security analyst identifies a high confidence threat to when security operations can address that threat. ScoutShield shortens that response time enabling security teams to work in real-time to minimize the attack surface,” said A.J. Shipley, LookingGlass Vice President of Product.

ScoutShield delivers 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 phishingPhishing: The use of emails that appear to be from a legitimate, trusted source that are enticed to trick recipients into entering valid credentials including personal information such as passwords or credit card numbers into a fake platform or service. LookingGlass Cyber (n) - tailoring an attack (such as email) to garner trust and credentials that are then used maliciously. The preverbal digital version of the ol' hook and bait. protection with a demonstrated accuracy of over 99.99 percent. Additionally, the appliance quarantines already-compromised devices, preventing them from contacting their Command & Control server, and alerts the organization of the infection as soon as it is identified. This allows the organization to remove the infection before malicious tasking information is received, data is compromised, or further lateral movement occurs.

Unlike a firewall, ScoutShield has an implicit allow-all, so security analysts can deploy full path URL rulesets with surgical precision thereby limiting the mitigation action to specific hosts and applications without negatively impacting other users on the network. The LookingGlass Threat Intelligence Gateway drives down operating costs as security teams are no longer required to maintain long-term firewall rules for ephemeral threats.

“Strong security depends on quickly turning threat intelligence warnings into remediation actions,” said Jon Oltsik, ESG senior principal analyst. “Real-time remediation automation can not only bolster 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. defenses but also streamline security and network operations.”

ScoutShield can also be fully integrated with the LookingGlass Scout threat intelligence platforms. With a Scout platform, security teams can tailor threat intelligence to match their organization’s security posture.

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About LookingGlass Cyber Solutions

LookingGlass Cyber Solutions delivers unified threat protection against sophisticated cyber attacks to global enterprises and government agencies by operationalizing threat intelligence across its end-to-end portfolio. Scalable threat intelligence platforms and network-based threat response products consume our machine-readable data feeds to provide comprehensive threat-driven security. Augmenting the solutions portfolio is a worldwide team of security analysts who continuously enrich our data feeds and provide customers unprecedented understanding and response capability into cyber, physical and 3rd party risks. Prioritized, relevant and timely insights enable customers to take action on threat intelligence across the different stages of the attack life cycle. Learn more at


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