Applications International (SAIC), a scientific, engineering, and cybersecurity
company, and McAfee, a dedicated security technology company, announced their
association to provide a new combination of cyber security solutions.
partnership will provide carrier grade security solutions to intelligence,
national governments, telco’s and enterprises around the world.
threats are outpacing the traditional hardware based defense-in-depth models
used to protect high value networks at an alarming rate, at a time when
critical data must move beyond the company network to the mobile endpoint,”
said Charles Beard, chief information officer and director for cyber security
products and solutions of SAIC.
first part of the agreement, McAfee will integrate McAfee Network Threat
Response technology into CloudShield’s PN41 for the IBM Blade Center and CS4000
platforms. McAfee Network Threat Response is an out-of-band appliance that
captures, deconstructs, and analyzes malware in real time.
When it is
paired with the PN41, CloudShield’s patented DPI architecture supporting
critical security and control applications, or the CS4000, a modular chassis
supporting high-speed packet and software-driven content processing, an
effective solution to the demand for agile and secure threat detection emerges.
are looking for security platforms, applications and services that can take a commanding
role in establishing threat readiness and ultimately protecting high value
networks,” said Joe Sexton, executive vice president of global sales at McAfee.
traditional model of embedded hardware with five year refresh cycles is
inconsistent with the emerging threat landscape and legal liabilities faced by
businesses around the world. A more aggressive model that allows CIOs and CISOs
to consume virtualized services and applications based on their unique threat
vectors and desired security posture is an alternative approach that is long
boards understand cybersecurity is an enterprise risk issue that is evolving
and CIOs and CISOs need solutions that can adapt to this ever changing
landscape. That’s where our range of offerings comes in.