SOURCE: SecureWorks, Inc.

SecureWorks, Inc.

November 30, 2009 13:00 ET

SecureWorks Broadens Expert Security Analysis and Reporting of Emerging Threats With Expanded Threat Intelligence Services

ATLANTA, GA and LONDON--(Marketwire - November 30, 2009) - SecureWorks®, Inc., a leading global provider of security services protecting 2,700 clients worldwide, extends its Threat Intelligence Service with enhanced analysis and expanded reporting of emerging cyber threats. Driven by research from SecureWorks' Counter Threat Unit(SM) (CTU), the company's team of elite security experts, SecureWorks' enhanced Threat Intelligence service delivers actionable security intelligence tailored to a client's environment enabling more accurate prioritization of potential security concerns and the knowledge to more effectively contain the threat.

Today's computing environment is challenged with an increasing volume of zero-day vulnerabilities and exploits. Having quick access to the CTU's renowned security expertise, global threat visibility and proprietary toolsets provides SecureWorks' Threat Intelligence clients with timely, relevant threat information, thus enabling organizations to more effectively protect their informational assets.

SecureWorks' Threat Intelligence service is updated with real-time information garnered from the company's database of attacks gathered across 2,700 clients, 10 billion daily security events and hundreds of thousands of monitored devices. The Threat Intelligence service provides clients the opportunity to focus on real intelligence that is specific to their unique environment while reducing the overall costs and effort needed to stay abreast of the latest Internet threats.

New Options

--  Microsoft Update Analysis - The Microsoft Update Analysis provides an
    in-depth analysis by the CTU of Microsoft Security Updates within 24 hours
    of release. The report also includes recommendations for managing
    vulnerabilities and a summary of related attacks detected across
    SecureWorks' client base for the previous month.
--  Emerging Threat Bulletin - Emerging Threat Bulletins provide daily
    expert analysis, commentary and insight on emerging threats and security
    issues being investigated by the CTU team.
--  Attacker Database Feed - The Attacker Database Feed provides valuable
    context to clients' security teams with daily updates from SecureWorks'
    database of attacks gathered across 2,700 clients, 10 billion daily
    security events and hundreds of thousands of monitored devices.
--  Custom Malware Analysis - Clients can submit malware for in-depth
    analysis by the CTU and will gain greater insight into the composition,
    intent and methods used by each piece of malware provided.
--  Weekly Intelligence Summary - The Weekly Intelligence Report provided
    by the CTU is a summary of the last seven days of threats, vulnerabilities
    and advisories. This report also includes aggregate attack data from across
    the SecureWorks' client base as it applies to threats and advisories.

"The new offerings provided through our Threat Intelligence Service give clients deeper insight and expanded reporting on threats and security issues that are consequential to their organization. The Threat Intelligence Service provides clients with unique access to world-renowned information security experts in SecureWorks' CTU, and allows them to extend CTU's expertise and knowledge to their own security teams," said Jon Ramsey, Chief Technology Officer and head of the CTU for SecureWorks. "Our goal is to provide clients with actionable intelligence to help them make the right decisions for their environment to keep critical assets protected in a cost effective manner."

About SecureWorks:

SecureWorks is a market leading provider of world-class information security services with over 2,700 clients worldwide spanning North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific Rim. Organizations of all sizes, including more than ten percent of the Fortune 500, rely on SecureWorks to protect their assets, improve compliance and reduce costs. The combination of strong client service, award-winning security technology and experienced security professionals makes SecureWorks the premier provider of information security services for any organization. Positioned in the Leader's Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for MSSPs, SecureWorks has also won SC Magazine's "Best Managed Security Service" award for 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009.

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