SOURCE: ValidEdge


December 07, 2010 07:00 ET

SonicWALL Selects ValidEdge MIS 1200 for Malware Analysis

ValidEdge MIS 1200 Provides Fastest Identification and Protection Against Zero Day Attacks

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - December 7, 2010) - ValidEdge today announced that SonicWALL, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent network security and data protection solutions, has selected ValidEdge MIS 1200. ValidEdge MIS 1200 is a next generation malware research lab-in-a-box that fully reveals the current and potential intentions of malicious code with its innovative analysis engines for real-time classification, decryption, unpacking, reverse engineering, and combined dynamic and static analysis. SonicWALL will use the information produced by the ValidEdge appliances to supplement threat research from its own SonicWALL Global Response Intelligent Defense (GRID) Network and further improve the effectiveness of the SonicWALL protection against zero day attacks to its customers.

"Our products provide the highest levels of dynamic security for the global network. With the help of ValidEdge solutions, we add an additional layer of security for our customers that will further enhance our comprehensive threat protection for even faster detection and mitigation of new and unknown malware threats," said Boris Yanovsky, vice president of software engineering at SonicWALL.

"We are delighted that SonicWALL chose us after a thorough competitive evaluation. ValidEdge is determined to help its partners, such as SonicWALL, win the war against zero day threats and custom malware based attacks," commented Kuljeet Kalkat, VP marketing at ValidEdge.

About the ValidEdge MIS 1200
The ValidEdge MIS 1200 provides a secure environment to expose malware, allowing responders to fully grasp the malware's intention and learn what it was trying to target. It will also identify any logic bombs hidden in the malware waiting for a trigger to cause damage at a later time. Once the new malware has been identified, security professionals receive several detailed reports about the behavior of the malware. With this information responders are better equipped to clean zombie PCs and heal compromised systems. Organizations under malware attack no longer need to wait for signature updates. Using ValidEdge appliances enables organizations to make the right policy and security improvements to further strengthen their organization from future threats.

ValidEdge appliances are unique in the use of military grade separation-kernel technology developed by LynuxWorks to meet the highest requirement of security-critical systems. This technology allows complete isolation of the Windows environment so that malware cannot penetrate and corrupt the platform while it is being analyzed. This innovation ensures the integrity of the results. The MIS 1200 utilizes modern multicore processors, a real-time hypervisor, and an instant Windows environment reload capability to analyze multiple samples simultaneously leading to unparallel analysis throughput. Additional new features of the ValidEdge MIS 1200 include the ability to analyze malware embedded in Adobe PDF, Adobe Flash, and Microsoft office files plus additional configuration capability for complex malware that requires custom setup for analysis.

About ValidEdge
ValidEdge, a wholly owned subsidiary of LynuxWorks, Inc., offers the world's first appliance with separation kernel technology for very fast and secure malware analysis. Designed for the large financial, government and anti-virus (AV) organizations, ValidEdge purpose-built appliances complement current network and AV defenses. Led by a team experienced in building highly secure systems for mission-critical applications, and knowledgeable in dismantling sophisticated malware, ValidEdge is ushering in the next generation of malware awareness. ValidEdge is a wholly owned subsidiary of LynuxWorks, Inc., a leader in safe and secure software solutions. For more information, please visit

ValidEdge is a trademark of ValidEdge. LynuxWorks is a trademark of LynuxWorks, Inc. Other brand or product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective holders.

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