SOURCE: AlienVault

AlienVault

August 25, 2016 13:00 ET

AlienVault and Zscaler Announce Partnership to Provide Customers With Increased Security, Visibility and Control

Partnership Extends the Zscaler Platform by Integrating Threat Intelligence While Augmenting AlienVault's Unified Security Management With Intelligent Nanologs to Improve Visibility and Control

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 25, 2016) - AlienVault® and Zscaler™ jointly announce a new partnership to provide customers with increased threat protection while also providing better visibility and control. Zscaler's cloud security platform integrates threat intelligence from AlienVault's Open Threat Exchange™ (OTX) with its own cloud intelligence to provide customers on the Zscaler platform with comprehensive, real-time threat protection across its entire global network of over 100 data centers. AlienVault has developed a new plug-in to integrate Zscaler's intelligent Nanolog Streaming Service (NSS) into its Unified Security Management™ (USM) solution to provide customers with better visibility into user and threat activity.

"We are partnering with Zscaler in two very important areas," said Andy Johnson, SVP of business development at AlienVault. "We see Zscaler as an important partner who will not only use threat feeds from our Open Threat Exchange but will also contribute to enriching them. With the integration of our Unified Security Management solution and Zscaler's Nanolog Streaming Service, we will enable companies to obtain enhanced visibility into user activity, while being able to view security reports that identify malicious content to detect and mitigate damage."

"We are happy to partner with AlienVault because it enables us to provide customers with a cloud security platform that not only has comprehensive security capabilities, but also provides visibility and control across all their users in multiple locations," said Punit Minocha, VP of business development at Zscaler.

Comprehensive cloud security enriched by Open Threat Exchange

Zscaler's global cloud security platform, which protects over 15 million users in over 5,000 organizations, will now include OTX as an important new source of threat intelligence. The OTX community has more than 47,000 active participants who contribute approximately 4 million threat indicators per day. OTX joins other data feeds in areas such as URL filtering, IP reputation and anti-virus signatures that are used by the Zscaler cloud platform.

Intelligent Nanolog streaming increases visibility and control

AlienVault's USM plug-in to Zscaler's NSS will enable customers to filter and feed events that are most important to them into their USM platform. Unlike security appliances that provide syslogs, which result in large amounts of uncorrelated data that then need further processing before being actionable, Zscaler's Nanolog technology correlates transactions from around the world every second. This is immediately usable by the AlienVault USM to provide customers with a unified view of their environment.

About AlienVault
AlienVault has simplified the way organizations detect and respond to today's ever evolving threat landscape. Our unique and award-winning approach, trusted by thousands of customers, combines the essential security controls of our all-in-one platform, AlienVault Unified Security Management, with the power of AlienVault's Open Threat Exchange, the world's largest crowd-sourced threat intelligence community, making effective and affordable threat detection attainable for resource-constrained IT teams. AlienVault is a privately held company headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Trident Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Institutional Venture Partners, GGV Capital, Intel Capital, Jackson Square Ventures, Adara Venture Partners, Top Tier Capital and Correlation Ventures.

About Zscaler
Zscaler is transforming Internet security with the industry's first Security as a Service platform. As the most innovative firm in the $35 billion security market, Zscaler is used by more than 5,000 leading organizations, including 50 of the Fortune 500. Zscaler ensures that more than 15 million users worldwide are protected against cyber attacks and data breaches while staying fully compliant with corporate and regulatory policies.

Zscaler is a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for Secure Web Gateways and delivers a safe and productive Internet experience for every user, from any device and from any location -- 100% in the cloud. With its multi-tenant, distributed cloud security platform, Zscaler effectively moves security into the internet backbone, operating in more than 100 data centers around the world and enabling organizations to fully leverage the promise of cloud and mobile computing with uncompromising protection and performance. Zscaler delivers unified, carrier-grade internet security, next generation firewall, web security, sandboxing for advanced persistent threat (APT) protection, data loss prevention, SSL inspection, traffic shaping, policy management and threat intelligence -- all without the need for on-premise hardware, appliances or software. To learn more, visit us at www.zscaler.com.

AlienVault, Open Threat Exchange, OTX, Unified Security Management and USM are trademarks of AlienVault and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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