SOURCE: Brinqa


December 08, 2011 13:07 ET

Integrated Risk Analytics: Brinqa GRC Achieves McAfee Compatibility Status

7 Ways Customers Benefit From the Alliance and Compatibility

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Dec 8, 2011) - Governance, Risk and Compliance Management solutions provider Brinqa ( today announced that its GRC Platform solution has achieved McAfee Compatible status through the McAfee® Security Innovation Alliance partner program. Brinqa has integrated its GRC Platform with McAfee® Vulnerability Manager, enabling customers to aggregate their data into a single, intuitive, user-friendly dashboard view of risk. This combination of McAfee Vulnerability Manager asset discovery with Brinqa's asset life-cycle management and asset classification provides a comprehensive GRC solution which many enterprises desire.

The integration provides a number of important benefits to a wide range of industry sectors, public agencies, and non-profit organizations including:

  • Integrated risk scoring
  • Full network asset life-cycle
  • Centralized asset repository
  • Automated, quantitative application risk assessments
  • Compliance metrics scorecard providing a library of vulnerability management metrics
  • Consolidated data allowing for comprehensive application risk score for critical applications
  • Automated and continuous compliance assurance by leveraging Brinqa control monitoring tool and McAfee Vulnerability Manager's policy violation results

"We're pleased that Brinqa has completed their integration and successfully passed testing of an important solution for our joint customers," said Ed Barry, vice president of the Security Innovation Alliance, McAfee. "The integration of Brinqa Risk Manager with McAfee Vulnerability Manager delivers a comprehensive solution for managing application risk scores for critical applications."

McAfee Vulnerability Manager finds and prioritizes security vulnerabilities and policy violations on networks, balancing asset criticality with vulnerability severity to enable IT managers and enterprise executives to focus protection on the most important assets. For more information about McAfee Vulnerability Manager, please visit:

"With this integration and business relationship, we have been able to show the value that Brinqa brings to our customers: a compelling aggregated view of risk," said Amad Fida, CEO. "We continue to strive to solve our customer's problems around attaining higher quality data to drive better decision making."

Brinqa provides a robust GRC platform which has the following features integrated in a single solution:

  • Policy management - Brinqa provides online policy management that allows complete policy lifecycle management, collaboration, and publishing
  • Control monitoring - Brinqa provides complete control lifecycle management, with the capability to perform automated control tests on the various connectors
  • Compliance assessment - Brinqa provides assessment management and support for best practice delivery
  • Issue & Action tracking - Brinqa provides centralized issue management with the capability to manage data and reports from various sources, such as audit and control deviations. It also allows for manually created issues to be stored in that same single repository

About Brinqa
Brinqa provides enterprises and government agencies with governance, risk management, and compliance solutions that enable the continuous improvement of operational and regulatory efficiencies and effectiveness. Brinqa's offering is the most comprehensive available on the market today, based on our forward-thinking vision of a centralized, fully automated, and re-usable governance, risk and compliance (GRC) platform combined with targeted applications to meet program specific GRC needs. Brinqa streamlines compliance through automation, monitoring of controls, measurement of key metrics and visibility through executive dashboards and reporting.

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